About the song

Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon is a song written by American musician Neil Diamond, whose recording of it on Bang Records reached number 10 on the US pop singles chart in 1967. The song first appeared on Diamond’s album Just for You. The lyrics describe a narrator romantically interested in a young woman whose friends and family disapprove of him while he urges the woman to reach her own conclusions about him. The song enjoyed a second life when it appeared on the 1994 Pulp Fiction soundtrack, performed by rock band Urge Overkill. Other versions have been recorded by Cliff Richard, Jackie Edwards, the Biddu Orchestra, and 16 Volt.

Neil Diamond is an American singer-songwriter with a career that began in the 1960s. He has sold over 125 million records worldwide, including 48 million in the United States alone. He is considered to be the third most successful adult contemporary artist ever on the Billboard chart behind Barbra Streisand and Elton John. His songs have been covered internationally by many performers from various musical genres.