Friday, April 3, 2009
The Weather Girls: It's Raining Men
The song "It's Raining Men" is hailed as a camp classic, a dance anthem, and as a classic female anthem. The song shows how 80s pop music transformed from the 70s disco era into a pop/dance era. This song shows disco roots and even went number one on the US Hot Dance Club Play (US Disco Chart). The catchy melody and lyrics show why this is an international hit, selling over six million copies worldwide. Sonic markers in the song are keyboard/synthesiser, bass, and drums.
The Weather Girls, It's Raining Men. Success. Columbia Records, 44 04150, 1983.
Watch the music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGLZqDXau98