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Erasure

A Little Respect

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“A Little Respect” is a song written and recorded by synthpop duo Erasure, released in September 1988 as their tenth single. It was issued as the third European (and second American) single from their album The Innocents. Known as one of their signature tunes, “A Little Respect” continued Erasure’s success on the UK singles chart, where it hit number four to become the band’s fifth Top 10 single. It was also Erasure’s second consecutive Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, where it climbed to number 14, and hit number two on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Songs chart. Written by Erasure members Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, the heavily synthesized instrumentation is accentuated by acoustic guitar and Bell’s use of falsetto in the chorus. The lyrics are an empowering plea to a... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ That you give me no ... Soul, I hear you calling ... Dont you tell me no

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