"The Scarborough Affaire" as written by Eddie Argos and Dyan Genevra Valdes....
If we asked around the room, for a show of hands
Everyone at some point's made some stupid demands
To prove she wanted to be back with me
I made her follow mine exactly

She put up with some stupid stuff (Remember me, remember me)
Eventually, she'd had enough (She once was a true love of mine)

When I got her back, I couldn't let it rest
Everything she did had to be a test
Ridiculous things that made no sense
Just because I wanted some reassurance

She put up with some stupid stuff (Remember me, remember me)
Eventually, she'd had enough (She once was a true love of mine)

After all the trouble she went through to get it
The cambric shirt she bought me, well it no longer fits
I keep it at the back of my wardrobe
With some cinema tickets and a couple of photos

She put up with some stupid stuff (Remember me, remember me)
Eventually, she'd had enough (She once was a true love of mine)
She put up with some stupid stuff (Remember me, remember me)
Eventually, she'd had enough
You can only put up with so much for love (Remember me, remember me)
Understandably, she'd had enough
Sober and grave grow merry with time (She once was a true love of mine)
She once was a true love of mine (She once was a true love of mine)
A true love of mine


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    Song MeaningA response to traditional folk ballad "Scarborough Fair", probably most famous for the Simon and Garfunkel recording, "Scarborough Fair/Canticle". In that song, the narrator tells a visitor to Scarborough Fair to remind an old lover of him, with lines such as "Tell her to make me a cambric shirt, without no seams nor needlework" and "Tell her to find me an acre of land, between salt water and the sea strand," all followed by "Then she'll be a true love of mine." The French Resistance response acknowledges these requests as ridiculous and unfair on the narrator's ex, who has left him again after his behaviour upon his return of subjecting her to these tests.
    Vague Ranton February 20, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningIn Eddie's words:
    The singer of the 17th-century ballad "Scarborough Fair" instructs the listener to locate his former lover and charge her with a series of impossible tasks. The Everybody Was In The French Resistance...Now response takes his unreasonable demands to their logical conclusion.
    Vague Ranton February 20, 2010   Link

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