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The Smiths

Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want

Alternative
  • Rock
  • Alternative
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • Space
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“Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want” is a song originally performed by British group The Smiths. It was released as the B-side of “William, It Was Really Nothing” in 1984 and later featured on the compilation albums Hatful of Hollow and Louder Than Bombs. The song has been covered by several artists, including The Decemberists, The Halo Benders, Franz Ferdinand, OK Go, Deftones, Emilie Autumn, Amanda Palmer, Hootie & the Blowfish, Muse, Kaia Wilson, Third Eye Blind, Kate Walsh, The Dream Academy, Josh Rouse and She & Him. British band Clayhill have covered the song and their version can be heard at the end of the Shane Meadows film This Is England. Canadian electronic artist Venetian Snares also sampled the original song in “Nobody Really Understands Anybody”. It... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Lord knows, it would be the first time

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More songs by The Smiths (See Charts): Rusholme Ruffians, Reel Around The Fountain, Half A Person, Girlfriend In A Coma, Meat Is Murder, Asleep, Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others, I Know It's Over, Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now, and The Queen Is Dead.

Popular in Alternative (See Charts): Everybody Hurts, Karma Police, Everlong, Iris, Shiny Happy People, 1979, Song 2, Tonight, Tonight, Blister In The Sun, and Learn To Fly.

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