again, I'll tell you the same Little boy named Train Don't know where I come from But I know where I have been Serious people are funny to me Funny people A Little Boy Named Train Green Day But I don't even know how to have fun, you may be thinking. ^shipments figures based on certification alone, Comparison with Kirsty MacColl original version, Ken Tucker "An era of eccentric female rock singers arrives", Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://articles.latimes.com/1995-04-06/entertainment/ca-51745_1_kirsty-maccoll/2, https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2001/01/kirs-j11.html, "They Don't Know 7" single - Kirsty MacColl", https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/tracey-ullman-wear-fatsuit-play-7112472, https://www.kirstymaccoll.com/media/interviews/interviews-1994/, https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/mar/25/tracey-ullman-q-and-a-interview, Ultratop.be – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", Offiziellecharts.de – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", The Irish Charts – Search Results – They Don't Know", Dutchcharts.nl – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", Charts.nz – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", Norwegiancharts.com – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", "British single certifications – Tracey Ullman – They Don't Know", http://www.joelgausten.com/2015/03/feature-katrina-leskanich-catches-new.html, A New England: The Very Best of Kirsty MacColl, There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=They_Don%27t_Know_(Kirsty_MacColl_song)&oldid=1001259216, Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from October 2019, Short description is different from Wikidata, Singlechart usages for Canadaadultcontemporary, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments figures, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments footnote, Articles needing additional references from January 2018, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. And even if they don’t, you don’t care because, hey — you’re in love! The Ullman version was also used as the theme for the opening credits of Our Nixon, a 2013 documentary about U.S. President Richard Nixon. Know that many songs don't have complex meanings. I sincerely hope you enjoyed them! When they heard that I'd eventually left [Drug Addix] they called me & said: "We'd like you to come & play us anything you’ve got." We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. D. Check My Machine. I went round with a cassette, singing to an acoustic gutar. Recorded in Stiff Records mobile studio the China Shop in the spring of 1979, Kirsty MacColl's original recording of "They Don't Know" "emphasized layered harmonies in which MacColl turns her own voice into a chorus of over-dubbed parts"[2] - an evocation of a long-standing admiration for the Beach Boys engendered at age 7 by hearing her brother's copy of the "Good Vibrations" single (MacColl quote:" I played it so much he just said: 'have it'...I played it incessantly for about twelve hours a day, working out all the different parts and harmonies."). And that's when I wrote "They Don't Know". "They Don't Know" is a song composed and first recorded in 1979 by Kirsty MacColl, which became a Top Ten hit via a 1983 recording by Tracey Ullman. 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