When Sarstedt and the producer Ray Singer presented the record company with the completed track, the response was unpromising: the song was too long, it featured only three instruments, including an accordion, and no drums. Where Do You Go to My Lovely went on to top the charts throughout most of Europe as well as Australia and Japan, but its cosmopolitanism failed to excite record buyers in the US, where it sold poorly.
Although it won the Ivor Novello award for best song of shared with Space Oddity by David Bowie , Where Do You Go to My Lovely divided listeners at the time and has done ever since, with some finding it pretentious, if not preposterous.
On the other hand, the director Wes Anderson included it on the soundtrack of two films, Hotel Chevalier and The Darjeeling Limited , and the British group Right Said Fred , made a comparatively respectful cover version in From the s until his retirement in when he was diagnosed with the progressive supranuclear palsy that led to his death, Sarstedt recorded more than a dozen albums and performed frequently.
You live in a fancy apartment Off the Boulevard of St. You go to the embassy parties Where you talk in Russian and Greek And the young men who move in your circles They hang on every word you speak, yes they do. But where do you go to my lovely When you're alone in your bed Tell me the thoughts that surround you I want to look inside your head, yes I do.
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