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Sneaker Pimps - How Do (Willow's Song)

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Cover of "Willow's Song" from "The Wicker Man" Soundtrack 1973. Britt Ekland sings it nude in her room, trying to seduce the main character in the next room, Edward Woodward. Dialogue from the movie starts off the track. "Willow's Song" (How Do)* Heigh ho! Who is there? No one but me, my dear. Please come say, how do? The things I'll give to you. A stroke as gentle as a feather I'll catch a rainbow from the sky and tie the ends together. Heigh ho! I am here. Am I not young and fair? Please come say, how do? The things I'll show to you. Would you have a wond'rous sight? The midday sun at midnight. Fair maid, white and red, comb you smooth and stroke your head. How a maid can milk a bull! And every stroke a bucketful. * "How Do" omits the last two lines of each verse, or Kelli simply hums instead... too bad. From Wikipedia: "Willow's Song" is a ballad by American composer Paul Giovanni for the 1973 film The Wicker Man. Being the best-known song of the film, it is sometimes referred to as "The Wicker Man Song", although the film contains many other songs. The film tells the story of an upright Christian police officer investigating the disappearance of a young girl, the search for whom leads him to a remote Scottish isle inhabited by pagans. While staying at the Green Man pub, Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward) is roused from prayer by the landlord's daughter Willow, played by Britt Ekland, who sings this rather erotic ballad (while completely naked) through the adjoining wall of their separate bedrooms. The song is an attempt to seduce Howie by alluding to Willow's sensuality. The music is played by the band Magnet. According to the film's associate musical director Gary Carpenter, the screen version was sung by Rachel Verney. The song has been covered several times, notably as "How Do", on the Sneaker Pimps' 1996 album, Becoming X.