There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis

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Artist = Kirsty MacColl
Album = Desperate Character
A-side = There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis
B-side = Hard To Believe
There's a Guy... (country version)
Released = May 1981
Format = 7" Vinyl
Genre = Pop, country
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Label = Polydor
Writer = Kirsty MacColl/Phillip Rambow [cite web| title = freeworld - Kirsty MacColl: Official Releases| url = http://kirstymaccoll.com/music/discog/index.htm |accessdate = 2008-03-24]
Producer = Barry Farmer
Last single = "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"
(1981)
This single = "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis"
(1981)
Next single = "See That Girl"
(1981)
Misc =

"There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis" was Kirsty MacColl's first hit single, charting in the UK at #14 in 1981, and remaining in the charts for nine weeks. [cite web| title = freeworld - Kirsty MacColl: singles| url = http://kirstymaccoll.com/music/singles/index.htm| accessdate = 2008-03-24] It reached #9 in the Irish charts. A promotional version was released in the USA which referenced a truck stop as opposed to the very British chip shop, but this was only available to DJs and did not get a full release.

Track listing

# "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis" (K. MacColl / P. Rambow)
# "Hard to Believe" (K. MacColl)
# "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis (country version)" (K. MacColl / P. Rambow)

References

External links

* [http://www.kirstymaccoll.com/ freeworld] - Kirsty MacColl fansite


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