Tracie (song)

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"Tracie"
Single by Level 42
from the album Staring at the Sun
Released 1988
Genre Pop rock, sophisti-pop
Length 4:51
Writer(s) M. King, G.Husband
Level 42 singles chronology
"Take a Look"
(1988)
"Tracie"
(1988)
"Take Care of Yourself"
(1989)

"Tracie" is a song by British band Level 42, written by then-current bandmembers Gary Husband and Mark King. It appeared on the band's 1988 studio album Staring at the Sun. The song features great work from frontman Mark King on bass, and it also features keyboardist Mike Lindup playing harmonica in the closing of the music. The guitarist that acts is Alan Murphy, and the drummer is Gary Husband, one of the composers. The song was launched as single at the end of 1988, upon which it peaked at #25 in the United Kingdom, and it peaked at #14 in the Netherlands.

The song recounts King's times with his childhood sweetheart, Tracie Wilson.

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