Singles Top At the time, they only had four or five finished songs. It would go on to sell over 6 million copies worldwide and become certified triple-platinum in the US, spending 77 weeks on the Billboardpeaking at number 3.
Every bit of its spoken intro remains priceless, particularly its retelling of her mother's horrified reaction to the lyric "You know baby, the melody, it's really nice August 17, Watters selected the name, after a horse at the racetrack named Color Me Bad. Clark's Extra Pop Emporium.
It also enjoyed international success, peaking atop the charts of New Zealand and the United Kingdom. With the music industry at the time embracing grunge music and West Coast hip hop, it was difficult for Color Me Badd to deliver the same success on the singles charts as they had done before, and the group started to lose momentum.
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Recording Industry Association of America. Library and Archives Canada. It's a little bland lyrically compared to Wright's personality-driven solo hits, but the song's thick groove is certainly undeniable, and Wright's backing "gotta keep on makin' me high" exhortations provide the song its most memorable hook -- one recently borrowed by big beat duo The Chemical Brothers for their irresistible floor-burner "Got to Keep On.
The horns and guitar definitely get in on the fun too, as both take turns playing the melody to the "Rock-a-bye Baby" lullaby to really drive the point home. Retrieved
Singles Top They headlined a concert in Hawaii, which also featured AllOne and Shai. Wright's follow-up single to "Clean Up Woman" followed a similar theme of her man getting scooped up by an at-the-ready Other Woman, now a year-old baby sitter. The song was produced by Dr.