This song was inspired by a story told by London Lucumi Choir: “Five years ago, I had an exhibition of photographs in Soho. I was single, happily single. I was 55 and I was thinking, this is it now I'm single, but you know, I'm creative and I'm enjoying myself. I sold some of the photos and I met the person who bought the photos. He gave me the deposit for the photos and it was quite a lot - like 80 quid or something and I thought, I'm going to buy myself the most beautiful bra in the world! And nobody is ever going to see this bra, but I don't care. So, I honoured myself and bought this beautiful lingerie. Anyway, later on he wrote to me and said “I really liked this photograph, have you got anymore? I might be interested in buying.” And then we met and had a coffee, and then a few months later… we got married!”
We met many other strong and vivacious women across the country and three of them form the verses of this song. Britishness is no longer about modesty and reservation – we are noisy, we are generous, we are bold.