Rare acoustic version of Nick Lowe performing his song! Live on Rev 105 in Minneapolis.
Lowe had initially written the song while in the pub rock band Brinsley Schwarz. He has said that Judee Sill's "Jesus Was a Crossmaker" was an influence on the song.
He explained the writing process, "I had the incredible foresight not to mess it up with any clever, stupid, clever lines. 'Just let the slightly clunky title do the work,' was the idea. The idea was all in the title. I had a good tune for it. And I let the title do the work. And that was amazing—I'm amazed nowadays, looking back, that I did that." Their version was produced by Dave Edmunds, whose production, according to Lowe, gave the track "a big full sound." https://bit.ly/3bG9r6r