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Sugar Sugar
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Sugar Sugar

The Archies
Album:
Everythings Archie

Song Meaning and Background of Sugar, Sugar by The Archies


It was first released by the Archies, a made-up studio band associated with the Archie Comics' 1968–1969 Saturday morning TV series The Archie Show in the United States.


Jeff Barry, who at the time had children who were 3 and 4 years old, claimed that he and Andy Kim wrote this song with preschoolers in mind because they watched the Archie TV series. The phrase "You are my candy girl" was created as a result of their consideration of what children their age enjoy mainly candy!).


They inserted a phrase with considerable weight because they wanted the song to be appealing to adults as well: "I just can't believe the loveliness of loving you."


The most popular bubblegum pop single of all time is "Sugar, Sugar"


The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100  in the autumn of 1969 and the UK Singles Chart finishing the year at number one in both countries.


Lyrics of Sugar, Sugar by The Archies


Sugar, ah honey honey

You are my candy girl

And you've got me wanting you

Honey, ah sugar sugar

You are my candy girl

And you've got me wanting you

 

I just can't believe the loveliness of loving you

(I just can't believe it's true)

I just can't believe the one to love this feeling to

(I just can't believe it's true)

 

Ah sugar, ah honey honey

You are my candy girl

And you've got me wanting you

Ah honey, ah sugar sugar

You are my candy girl

And you've got me wanting you

 

When I kissed you, girl, I knew how sweet a kiss could be

(I know how sweet a kiss can be)

Like the summer sunshine pour your sweetness over me

(Pour your sweetness over me)

 

Sugar, pour a little sugar on it honey

Pour a little sugar on it baby

I'm gonna make your life so sweet, yeah yeah yeah

Pour a little sugar on it oh yeah

Pour a little sugar on it honey

Pour a little sugar on it baby

I'm gonna make your life so sweet, yeah yeah yeah

Pour a little sugar on it honey

 

Ah sugar, ah honey honey

You are my candy girl

And you've got me wanting you

Oh honey, honey, sugar sugar...

You are my candy girl...

Release Date

1969

Songwriter/s

Jeff Barry, Andy Kim

Producer/s

Jeff Barry

Label/s

Calendar, Kirshner, RCA Records

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