The Stylus Magazine Top Ten List of “Songs that List Women’s Names” omits the Beautiful South’s “Song for Whoever,” far more witty (lyrically and musically) than any of the titles Stylus cites, and far more self-conscious about the very notion of a “song that lists women’s names.” The fact that the song references both Jennifer and Philippa constitutes only a partisan icing on the delectable cake of this admirable confection.

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  1. Lyrically witty, yes, but for pure camp and delightful danceability, I’ll take “52 Girls” (which made the list) over “Song for Whoever” any day of the week.


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