Frans Hals (song)

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"Frans Hals"
Single by McCarthy
B-side The Fall
The Fall (remix) (12" only)
Kill Kill Kill Kill (12" only)
Frans Hals (version) (12" only)
Released March 1987
Format 7" vinyl
12" vinyl
Genre Indie pop
Label Pink Label
Writer(s) Malcolm Eden
McCarthy singles chronology
"Red Sleeping Beauty"
"Frans Hals"
"The Well Of Loneliness"

"Frans Hals" was a single by McCarthy released in March 1987; their last on Pink Label. The b-sides were "The Fall", "The Fall (remix)" and "Kill Kill Kill Kill" and "Frans Hals (version)".

The single is not on any of the band's three studio albums. It can be found on the releases A La Guillotine and That's All Very Well But....

Dutch Golden Age painter Frans Hals was the subject of the song and the lyrics were inspired by John Berger's comments on Hals in his book, Ways of Seeing.