Hate to Say I Told You So – a Song, Looking For the Title and Artist

There was a song I used to hear on Triple J Radio in the late

nineties, early 2000s, in the morning on Adam and Wil's breakfast show

and I am trying to find out what it was called and who it was by.

Basically it was a sort of acid-jazz number with a woman singing vocals.

It could have been a remake of an older song or a sample of the vocals.

The lyrics that I remember – probably the chorus – were along the lines of:

"I hate to say I told you so

(But I told you so)

…hate to say I told you so

(But I told you so)

What you reap

Is what you sow

What goes around comes around

Now you know

I hate to say I told you so."

I have tried googling the lyrics in various combinations. What

normally comes up is the Hives song, "Hate to Say I told you So" and

that's definitely not it.

Clarification of Question bynimiety-ga

One more thing – I said I used to listen to the question on Triple J –

that's a radio station in Australia, but I don't think the song was

Australian. It didn't sound especially Australian!

Request for Question Clarification bytutuzdad-ga

Is this the song you remember?

"Now there's one thing I wanna say, hey, yeah

You'll meet a guy who'll make you pay

He'll treat you bad and make you sad

And you will lose the love you had

Oh, but I hate to say I told you so, but

Baby, you gotta gotta reap what you sow

But it's all right all right girl

You are payin' now, but it's all right

So goodbye, now, goodbye, girl

You're payin' now, say bye-bye

You hurt me once, you hurt me twice

Oh, but-a baby, that don't cut no ice

Hey, goodbye, baby"

This song has been recoreded by several people but the original artist

was J.J. Jackson. The song title is: 'But It's Alright'




Clarification of Question bynimiety-ga

Thank you so much for your suggestion.

I have listened to 'But It's Alright' on iTunes and that's definitely not it.


The song I'm looking for definitely had the line "What goes around

comes around now you know"

Clarification of Question bynimiety-ga

I also checked out Depeche Mode and that's not it either.

Thanks anyway.

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