THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
598-The Proclaimers-I’m Gonna Be(500 Miles.)
1988-Number 11 single.
Best Bit-At 1.34.To ‘haver’ is to talk foolishly.
The Proclaimers are the Scottish twins Craig and Charlie Reid.
The song was mainly written by Craig who said ‘I can remember sitting at the piano and the chords just came to me,i reckon i just wrote the whole thing in 45 minutes.’
The song reached Number 3 on Billboard in America in 1993 after being featured in the movie ‘Benny and Joon,’becoming their sole US hit.
In March 2007 The Proclaimers teamed up with comedians Peter Kay and Matt Lucas to release a new version for the charity ‘Comic Relief,’the song went on to spend three weeks at Number 1.
‘But i would walk 500 miles and i would walk 500 more just to be the man who walks a 1000 miles to fall down at your door.’
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