Single infobox
Name = Statuesque

Artist = Sleeper
from Album =
The It Girl
Released = September 1996
Format = CD, 7" vinyl
Genre = Britpop
Length = 3:23
Label = Indolent
Producer = Stephen Street
Chart position =

  • #17 (UK Singles Chart)
    Last single = "Nice Guy Eddie"
    This single = "Statuesque"
    Next single = "She's A Good Girl"

    "Statuesque" is a song by English Britpop band Sleeper, written by the band's vocalist and guitarist Louise Wener. It was the fourth and final single to be released from their second album "The It Girl" in 1996 (see 1996 in British music). It also appears on the second Trainspotting soundtrack, released in 1997.


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