Lipgloss (song)

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This article is about the Pulp song. For the Charli XCX song, see Number 1 Angel.
Lipgloss Single.jpg
Single by Pulp
from the album His 'n' Hers
Released 15 November 1993
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, CD single, cassette single
Recorded 1993
Genre Britpop
Length 3:36
Label Island
Producer(s) Ed Buller
Pulp singles chronology
"Do You Remember the First Time?"

"Lipgloss" is a song by British rock band Pulp, from their 1994 album His 'n' Hers. It was released on 15 November 1993 as the first single from the album, charting at number 50 in the UK Singles Chart.

The lyrics are about a woman who cannot seduce her boyfriend anymore because she has "lost her lipgloss". This appears to be a metaphor for losing 'it', her sex appeal.

Track listings[edit]

All songs written and composed by Jarvis Cocker, Russell Senior, Steve Mackey, Nick Banks and Candida Doyle.

7" vinyl / cassette single
  1. "Lipgloss" – 3:36
  2. "You're a Nightmare" – 5:19
12" vinyl / CD single
  1. "Lipgloss" – 3:36
  2. "Deep Fried in Kelvin" – 9:49
  3. "You're a Nightmare" – 5:19



Chart (1993) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 50


  1. ^ "Archive Chart: 1993-11-27" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 30 April 2016.

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