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Lily Allen's Alright, Still turns 15 years old today


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In 2006, Lily Allen Released her debut Album, The punkish Skaish Sounds of Alright, Still. 

 

It's actually scathing lyrics towards an Ex. 

 

Not Big is a fan favorite among the gays, as she describes a man lame in the sack and that he couldn't get her to wet the bed cos he's not big or clever. 

 

Alfie is about her brother and damn I feel bad for him, she basically tells the world he just smokes w**d, can't hold a job and can't get laid..man poor alfie..

 

Even her grandma gets dissed In Nan, you're a window shopper basically saying that her own grandma is cheap instead of buying name brand she buys generic or thrift shop finds that are actually disgusting. 

 

But the gem is Smile. 

 

That is basically the ultimate Karma track, every time she sees her ex cry or basically beat up to a bloody pulp it makes her smile, feels bad for a while, but then she smiles cos he got exactly what he deserves for Funkin' that girl next door.

 

Video was praised by women and feminists, however men slammed the video for Smile saying if a man did what she did especially the whole laxative and clogging his toilet to where he is literally forced to have a horrible accident in his pants, we would be attacked, but because she's a scorned women it's allowed and praised. 

 

While the album is Marked Explicit "Friday Night" is edited in the explicit version as they removed The C U next Tuesday word in the US Explicit Version as in 2006 that word wasn't accepted or used as it is today. 

 

Back then even Vh1 put using the C word made anybody undateable.

 

Even a British guy said in the UK that word was used a lot, when I moved to the US, I learned fast it was never acceptable here..

 

By, 2009 Lily allen denounced the album saying she was in a bad place emotionally when she wrote the album,  the only song she still performs is LDN..

 

 

 

It's also her most successful album in Thr US, going Gold and peaking within the US Top 20. 

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Legendary album, tbh. Much as everyone hails It's Not Me, It's You as her best work, I think Alright, Still might actually be my favorite Lily Allen album. Her ability to write songs about the most mundane of things never fails to amaze me. Every single song on this album is flawless including the deluxe covers (Mr. Blue Sky, Blank Expression, Everybody's Changing, and Naïve). :yesplease_yas_agree_preach: As for my favorite songs, Friend of Mine, Friday Night, and Knock 'Em Out easily take the cake. Friday Night and Knock 'Em Out are just so British and crack me up every time. :hahaha_tiffany_ny_new_york_ms_miss_cackle_laugh_lol_haha_hehe_lmao: Also, it's kind of funny to think that Alfie is about her little brother who's a famous actor now. :gagasmile_smirk_lady_pink:

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