Where the Poor Boys Dance

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"Where the Poor Boys Dance"
Single by Lulu
Released 2000
Format CD single
Genre Pop, dance
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Lulu
Billy Lawrie
David Tyson
Producer(s) David Tyson
Lulu singles chronology
"Better Get Ready"
"Where the Poor Boys Dance"
"Phunk Phoolin'"
(Kerphunk ft. Lulu)

"Where the Poor Boys Dance" is a song originally recorded by Lulu. It was released as a single from her later cancelled dance album and reached number 24 on the UK singles chart in March 2000.[1] A new version of the song was included on her album Back on Track, released in 2004. The song was later recorded by Daryl Braithwaite and has been included as the first track on his 2005 album, Snapshot.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Where the Poor Boys Dance" (Almighty mix) Lulu, Billy Lawrie, David Tyson 3:53
2. "Better Get Ready"   Lulu, Lawrie, Paul Barry 3:44
3. "Hurt Me So Bad" (Almighty mix) Lulu, Lawrie, Tyson 3:54

Official versions[edit]

  • Album version (unreleased)
  • Almighty mix – 3:53
  • 2004 version – 4:27 (Back on Track album version)


Chart (2000) Peak
UK Singles Chart 24