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Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - 2011 Remaster

1987Released
1:52

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Interesting facts and trivia about Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - 2011 Remaster. By Songfacts®.

This tender acoustic ditty is written from the perspective of someone in desperate need of some good luck as "Lord knows, it would be the first time" that they had any!

This has been covered by an eclectic range of artists including The Dream Academy, Muse, Amanda Palmer, Franz Ferdinand, Hootie & the Blowfish, OK Go and Deftones.

In 2011, Slow Moving Millie's cover of this song featured in a Christmas commercial for the British department store, John Lewis. The Smiths' decision to allow their song to be used in an advertisement sparked controversy among many fans, though front man, Morrissey said he was "very happy" with the result. Guitarist, Johnny Marr, added: "Writing 'Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want' one Friday in '84 is one of the best memories of my life. This ad has not sullied that memory one bit."

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - 2011 Remaster.
DKey
MajorMode
3/4Time Signature
92BPM

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WM UK
© 1986 Warner Music UK Ltd
℗ 2011 Rhino UK, a division of Warner Music UK Ltd.

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