Forgotten Pop

Forgotten Songs! – This Week – Your Woman

There are so many songs that are out there everywhere then all of a sudden they disappear and you only hear from them very rarely that they can create a sense of nostalgic for you, the listener. So roll up and welcome to Forgotten Songs where we celebrate these forgotten wonders.

White Town – Your Woman

Today we look at a track tat was released in the late nineties and sampled a muted trumpet line taken from a 1932 recording of a track called My Woman by Lew Stone and his Monsigneur Band. Today we are going to look at a single by the one man band White Town.

Your Woman was released on the 13th January 1997, it was written by Jyoti Mishra, Harry Crosby, Max Wartell and Irving Walkman and produced by White Town himself. The track was released under the record labels of Chrysalis, Brilliant! and EMI.

The song initially got recognition because Mark Radcliffe would play it a lot on his BBC Radio show. The aim of the track was to create a pop song that had more the one perspective. The song gained a lot of critical acclaim and praise for the track. It did so well that it went to number 1 in United Kingdom, Spain, Israel, Iceland and into the top 5 in Australia (2), Canada Rock Charts (2), Denmark (4), Italy (3) just to name a few.

The track also certified Gold in the United Kingdom and sold over 400,000 units. It also went Gold in New Zealand, France and Platinum in Australia.

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