Hey Little Girl, by Icehouse

Cover of the single "Hey Little Girl" by Icehouse (1982)
Cover of the single “Hey Little Girl” by Icehouse (1982) – from Discogs

The rock band Icehouse was formed in Sydney, Australia, in 1977, with the name Flowers; it changed it to Icehouse in 1981, as an allusion to the old, cold flat in which lived its singer and songwriter Iva Davies. Since 1990, the band is named Iva Davies and Icehouse. It released its second studio album Primitive Man in September 1982. Its 4th track “Hey Little Girl” was released as a single in October 1982, then again in 1983, and a series of re-mixes of the song were released in 1997 and 2002.

Here is the YouTube video of the from the album Primitive Man:

Here are the lyrics, edited from Lyrics.com and AZLyrics:

Hey Little Girl
words & music by Ivor Arthur Davies

Hey, hey
When everything goes wrong
Sometimes it makes no sense
Hey, hey
There once was a time
I should have known better then
Hey, hey
Although you may try
It won’t come your way again

Hey, little girl
Where will you hide?
Who can you run to now?
Hey, little girl
Where will you go?
Who can you turn to now?

Hey, hey
So why should I care
If somebody let you down?
Hey, hey
That’s nothing new
I know just what that can mean
Hey, hey
Well, the way that they talk
The talk is all over town
Hey, hey
And it’s no surprise
Little girls hurt sometimes

Hey, little girl
Where will you hide?
Who can you run to now?
Hey, little girl
Where will you go?
Who can you turn to now? (who can you turn to now?)

Hey, hey
When everything goes wrong
Sometimes it makes no sense
Hey, hey
Hey, little girl
Should have known better
Better
Hey, hey

Hey, little girl
Where will you hide?
Who can you run to now?
Hey, little girl
Where will you hide?
Who can you run to now?
(Who can you run to now?)
Hey, little girl (little girl)
Where will you go? (will you go?)
Who can you turn to now?

Cover of the single "Hey Little Girl" by Icehouse (1983)
Cover of the single “Hey Little Girl” by Icehouse (1983) – from Discogs

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