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Riff: The Wanted – “Glad You Came”

Oct 10, 2012

Turn the lights out now, now I’ll take you by the hand/hand you another drink, drink it if you can

from Glad You Came lyrics by The Wanted

Featuring a clever bit of wordplay, The Wanted briefly threatened One Direction’s status as the UK’s biggest boyband with this accordion-led Balearic anthem which cemented their laddish reputation thanks to a series of corny chat-up lines more suited to a Club 18-30 holiday circa 1989.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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