Once Bitten, Twice Shy" is a 1975 song written and recorded by Ian Hunter, from his debut solo album Ian Hunter, which reached No. 14 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was included in the 2017 feature-length biographical documentary, and compilation soundtrack, entitled Beside Bowie: the Mick Ronson Story. The song was covered by Shaun Cassidy on his 1980 LP Wasp.
Once Bitten Twice Shy" is an expression meaning that if you've been hurt, you are less likely to put yourself in that position again. In this song, Hunter sings to a girl who seems to take up with lots of musicians. He knows from past experience that he can't count on her. More songs from Ian Hunter. More songs that were hits for more than one artist. More songs about groupies. More songs with titles that are a figure of speech. More songs from 1975.
Once Bitten, Twice Shy. Artist: Ian Hunter. Album: Once Bitten Twice Shy, 2000. UK hit 1975 peaked at N. 4,10 weeks on chart. It was a labor of love and they did really well.
Once Bitten Twice Shy" as written by Ian Hunter. Once Bitten, Twice Shy song meanings.
Features Song Lyrics for Ian Hunter's Once Bitten Twice Shy album. Letter to Brittania from the Union Jack Lyrics. 7. Once Bitten Twice Shy Lyrics. 8. Once Bitten, Twice Shy Lyrics. 9. All of the Good Ones Are Taken Lyrics.
The answers are not clear from Once Bitten Twice Shy, which combines tracks from his solo albums with a dozen previously unreleased cuts and various hard to find items from singles and soundtracks.
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NotesComes with picture sleeve
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society: SGAE
- Other (Depósito Legal): M-16120-1975
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