Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Number 892 - Berlin


Number 892

Berlin

Sex (Im a...)

(1982)
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Genre:New Wave
What a lot of hoo ha back in '82 about this song! Banned on most radio stations for its "sexual theme". Imagine the horror they would face today by their standards. Incredible really, how today's music is pretty close enough to pornography, especially in the "Rap" genre.

"Their first significant hit was the controversial synth-driven "Sex (I'm A...)" (1982), which was banned by some radio stations due to its graphic lyrics, but it was "Take My Breath Away" (from the movie Top Gun) that became their best-selling single in 1986. They had two other hits: "The Metro", which was later covered by System of a Down, Alkaline Trio, and Sleepthief; and "No More Words", who's subsequent video saw Terri Nunn and bandmates re-enact a Bonnie and Clyde style car chase and shoot-out."

For more Berlin See Number 789

Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs ranked this song at Number (If they cant play a guitar...we don't count e'm)and the Album ranked at Number (sorry, to common)
This song has a crowbarred rating of 58.2 out of 108
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