Here are 18 songs you might not know that mention Blackpool

Here are 18 songs you might not know that mention Blackpool

Not surprisingly the entertainment capital of the north has had its fair share of mentions in songs, both negative and positive.

Here is our list of the 18 most memorable songs about our resort.

Lyrics: "And on the malin head. Blackpool looks blue and red. And the queen, she's gone round the bend. Jumped off Land's End. And the radio says"

1. Blur - This Is A Low

Lyrics: "And on the malin head. Blackpool looks blue and red. And the queen, she's gone round the bend. Jumped off Land's End. And the radio says"
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According to Wikipedia and others the line "Standin' at the door of the Pink Flamingo cryin' in the rain" is reference to Blackpool's Flamingo, whereas other people believe it might be the Flamingo club from the 60's in London.

2. Soft Cell - Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

According to Wikipedia and others the line "Standin' at the door of the Pink Flamingo cryin' in the rain" is reference to Blackpool's Flamingo, whereas other people believe it might be the Flamingo club from the 60's in London.
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Lyrics: "Praying for the wave to come now, It must be for the very last time. It's twelve o'clock till midnight, There must be someone to blame"

3. Manic Street Preachers - Elvis Impersonator, Blackpool Pier

Lyrics: "Praying for the wave to come now, It must be for the very last time. It's twelve o'clock till midnight, There must be someone to blame"
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Lyrics: "So help me out, so help me out, Blackpool help me out, Scarborough pull me through, So help me out"

4. The Beautiful South - Oh Blackpool

Lyrics: "So help me out, so help me out, Blackpool help me out, Scarborough pull me through, So help me out"
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