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Annie Lennox: A Whiter Shade of Pale Meaning

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Song Released: 1995


A Whiter Shade of Pale Lyrics

We skipped the light fandango
Turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kind of seasick
The crowd called out for more
And the room was hummin' harder
As the ceiling flew away
And when we called outfor another drink
But the waiter...

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    m320753
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    Mar 5th, 2011 3:23am report


    when this song came out sung and written by procal harum, everybody and his dog knew this song was about heroin. every one thought the and the waiter brought a trat was really trey a term for the needles and whatever used to take the drug. and we swore that her face at first just ghostly( the heroin makes your skin weird)turned a whiter shade of pale. the chick OD'ed . reading the lyrics years later it's not about drugs. it about a pale heroin model which had it's day back then . these girls would get soooo skinny they would look near death and had black circles around their eyes. boy the things we went through. she probably didn't get the job and the shock that she went through all this made her face at once just ghostly, turn a whiter shade of pale




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