Pick Me, I'm Clean

Notes and Comments

Previous entry This Album Refs Global N&C Refs Songs Index Next entry

  To Album Refs
To Global Refs
Then she said,
I'm learning English
I can say "thank you"
I think I like you
Do you like my band-aid?
I hope you do...
  What's she is talking about? I believe it's not that much effective in case of gonokakhus:-)))
From: (Jon Naurin)
  I think we discussed the meaning of the lyrics to this song a while ago, but I don't remember if we drew any conclusions. To me, it seems to be made up by various pick-up lines from groupies that the band-members had been confronted with. And what might the meaning of the "Vinnie goes bare-back" part be? Does "Eddie should get back" hint that Frank was missing Ed Mann from the 1980 line-ups?
From: "Peter de B. Harrington" <>
  The band-aid is perhaps covering up the needle hole where they took a blood sample. The blood test is a good way of spotting a spectrum of infections (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). See she is saying, I've been tested and I'm clean.
  To Album Refs
To Global Refs
Pick me, I'm clean...
Vinnie goes
Peter goes wet-back
Denny goes way back
Eddie should get back
Pick me I'm clean...
From: (Cliff Heller)
  Bare-back is a term for sex without a condom, but the aids crisis hadn't broken yet. We were still a sexually liberated society and condom use was not particularly popular.
* * *
  Below Arthur Barrow questioned about song origins
  - Is it a song about a real person or just a common idea of crew slut?
From: Arthur Barrow <>
  It was about a specific girl in France who said that to a band member in a club. She proceeded to attempt to have sex with all the band members, and was fairly successful. She was wearing a bandaid, and wanted to travel with the band. She spoke a little English.
  - You aren't on the list of her testers, so it wasn't your day of road glory:-))
From: Arthur Barrow <>
  yes - I had the sense to stay away from her and not have my name mentioned in the song. I am much happier being immortalized by a "Tink Walks Amok" rather than a "Pick Me' or a "Stevie's spanking", thank you very much. Besides, she was a sweathog. I have stooped pretty low in my day, but not that low. Who would want sloppy seconds, or thirds, or whatever from Peter Wolf anyway? Yuk!

Previous entry This Album Refs Global N&C Refs Songs Index Next entry

SOVA NOSE Any proposal? I'd like to hear!
Provocation, compilation and design © Vladimir Sovetov, 1994-2004
You could download, copy and redistribute this material freely as long as you keep copyright notice intact and don't make any profite on it.