You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One I really, really love
And I will stay
Promise you'll say
If I'm in your way
You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One I really, really love
And I will stay
Promise you'll say
If I'm ever in your way
A-hey

All over Battersea
Some hope; and some despair
All over Battersea
Some hope; and some despair
Oh ...


You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One I really, really love
And I will stay
Promise you'll say
If I'm in your way
You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One I really, really love
And I will stay
Promise you'll say
If I'm ever in your way
A-hey


All over Battersea
Some hope; and some despair
All over Battersea
Some hope; and some despair
Oh, oh ...


You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One I really, really love
And I will stay
Promise you'll say
If I'm ever in your way
A-hey


You're the One for me, fatty
You're the One for me, a-hey-hey
A-hey
A-hey
A-hey
A-he-he-he-hey


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  • +3
    General CommentI remember reading somewhere that "You're the one for me, Fatty" was a quote by a British actress who was married to a very overweight Magician who was also quite famous. He being the fatty, was very insecure that she would leave him and she was often qouted in interviews saying "You're the one for me fatty" to reassure him of her love for him.

    She was a kitchen-sink drama actress but I can't remember her name for the life of me...
    robotrogelioon February 16, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis is another lovely love song I think, and I can imagine it being sung with joy by chubby couples up and down the land!

    It's about loving people despite their flaws, which is a lovely sentiment. I also like the black humour of 'Promise you'll say if I'm ever in your way' - i.e. if you can't get your fat frame past me!

    No idea about the Battersea lines though, other than it being a place in South London obviously.

    Where the hell did he get his vocal style from? The 'a-heeeeeeey' bits here actually remind me of Buddy Holly a bit, i.e.

    "Everyday, it's a gettin' closer, going faster than a rollercoaster, Love like yours will surely come my--h-waay-a-haay-a-hay-hay"
    FishesWillLaughon August 15, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt reminds me of that Shakespeare Sonnet 130. The idea of "Yes, you are imperfect, but I love you anyway". Aww sweet.
    allyouneedismeon September 30, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI don't care why he wrote it... It means something very special to me. I'm fat and I love my body very much. Many boys can't accept me for who I am, however. My boyfriend sent me this song and I cried so hard because all I ever wanted was someone to accept that I'm fat and there's nothing wrong with it. I think I've found that person and I love him so much.
    LexieDion February 13, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think Mozzy has a thing for fat girls. Or maybe he mocks them. Who knows. But in "SOme girls..." it seems like he has'nt noticed that there are fat girls.
    Morrisseyon May 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentalso, i really don't think this has anything to do with "some girls are bigger than others". "Some girls" is about girls with big knockers, which is much more plausible for Morrissey to just have discovered.

    Also, from a live performance of "Some girls":

    on the shop floor, there's a calendar
    as obvious as snow
    as if we didn't know

    which hints at porno magazines, which contains girls with... you guessed it.
    tamninon May 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHaha, oh dear. Im going to sound so stupid compared to you lot.

    I love this song cuz im in love with a chubby lad. He's never had a gay admirer before and i told him a few nights ago whilst pissed on the phone. HE ALREADY KNEW! Haha, not so sly lol.

    Bt yeah i just love this song to peices cuz of my taste in guys XD
    Loves_young_dreamon September 01, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti always thought that it was about a gay man using a fat girl to stay in the closet. "promise you'll say if i'm ever in your way" to me suggests that he could take her or leave her, and doesn't want to impose if she has any other options. however, she likely has low self esteem so i guess he doesn't see any problem in using her as his beard.
    smithson September 28, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA love when Morrissey does the tongue in cheek thing. I always wondered if this song has anything to do with the line "How can you stay with a fat girl" from "William it was really nothing", or the song "Some girls are bigger than others". Hmmmmm?
    Kaguthon April 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt said on the site, It May All End Tomorrow, Morrissey said that he really did spend a long time before he really did realize some girls are bigger than others.
    I wonder if he doesn't sing songs about "bigger girls" to make fun of them, though.
    iwilldiescreamingon November 30, 2004   Link

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