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Sugababes Change Song's Lyrics to Discourage Young Fans From Drinking

March 4, 2010 (9:54 am) GMT
Because they are worried their lyrics could encourage young fans' excessive alcohol consumption, Sugababes agree to change it from 'I'm a Mess' to 'She's a Mess'.
Sugababes

British girl band have changed the lyrics of a new song in a bid to discourage youngsters in the U.K. from binge drinking. The trio's track "She's a Mess", from their upcoming album "", was originally titled "I'm a Mess", but the group decided to change the words over fears it would encourage excessive alcohol consumption among influential teenagers.

Heidi Range tells Britain's Daily Star, "The original line was 'I'm such a mess' but we were worried we were encouraging binge drinking so we decided to change it. There are some lyrics that are quite cheeky but people shouldn't take them seriously."

The band's new album hits stores in the U.K. in late March after a controversial line-up change in 2009 - which saw founding member Keisha Buchanan axed from the group - pushed back the release by over six months.

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