More from the web. Film 50 great quotes about acting. It is all the more surprising when the culprits, Electric Six, are a somewhat wizened bunch from the American Midwest. When I meet Valentine in his west London hotel, he hides shiftily beneath a woolly hat. The video depicts a series of Abraham Lincoln look-alikes in the White Houseportrayed primarily by the band's lead singer Dick Valentine, but stand-ins were used for some scenes. Fortuitously, the White Stripes' Jack White agreed to screech out the song's chorus, and promptly became one of the biggest rock stars in the world.
The actual lyric is "She's just the girl, she's just the girl, the girl you want".
Keep it surreal
They don't have to make sense. Keep it surreal Dick Valentine is first to admit that his lyrics are idiotic - but that, he tells Andrew Perry, is the secret of Electric Six's sudden and unlikely success. That neither he nor Electric Six are likely to be taken seriously amid such daftness worries him not a jot. This could easily have been Electric Six's final chapter, but behind that star collaboration there were a clutch of great tunes on Fire, a concept album that celebrates, tongue firmly in cheek, the disco lifestyle. The song was nominated for the Kerrang!