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Song: "A Girl Like You"
Artist: Edwyn Collins
Release Date: 1995
From the Album: Gorgeous George (1994)
Quick Take: "A Girl Like You" is a northern soul-inspired 1995 single by Scottish singer-songwriter Edwyn Collins from his album Gorgeous George. The song samples the drums track of Len Barry's 1965 hit "1-2-3". The song went to #4 on the UK singles chart and stayed on the chart for 14 weeks. "A Girl Like You" was featured in VH1's 100 Greatest One-hit Wonders at #68. Through downloads, "A Girl Like You" re-entered the UK Singles Charts in September 2012.