Radio 2's Great British Songbook

Keane sing Disco 2000

"We've added a bit of a Van-Halen-style 80s synth thing..."

Watch Keane performing 'Disco 2000' originally sung by Pulp.

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See Keane chatting about their reasons for choosing 'Disco 2000':

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About The Song

 

'Disco 2000' is a hit single by British band Pulp. It is the third one from their album 'Different Class'. The song tells the story of a narrator falling for a childhood friend called Deborah, who is more popular than he and wondering what it would be like to meet again when they are older. The song is based on true events. Cocker said "the only bit that isn't true is the woodchip wallpaper."

 

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Keane performed this song during Radio 2 Live In London on Wednesday 26 November 2008.

 

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