I’ve basically wished my name was Kayleigh ever since I first heard that song when I was about 13. There’s something special about the way Fish is trying to reach that girl with his lyrics that just makes me think of all my tales of woe filed under “broken heart”.
Also, the quite troubled storyline emerging from the lyrics, with Fish both apologizing for hurting Kayleigh and accusing her at the same time sounds like a very typical Berlin love story, where the guilty party rarely completely owns up to their sins. No wonder this 80s hit song was recorded at the Hansa Studio.
Seeded by Michalina Gorajek, The Grass Harp