Tuesday’s Song: Some Like it Hot, The Power Station


Following the theme of ‘80’s one-hit wonders, this week we bring you Some Like it Hot by The Power Station. According to Wikipedia:

Power Station was a 1980s supergroup made up of singer Robert Palmer; bassist John Taylor and guitarist Andy Taylor of Duran Duran; and former Chic drummer Tony Thompson. Bernard Edwards, also of Chic, was involved on the studio side as recording producer. For a short time he also functioned as Power Station’s manager. The band was formed in New York City late in 1984 during a break in Duran Duran’s schedule that became a lengthy hiatus. Power Station was named after The Power Station recording studio where their album was conceived and recorded.

After Duran Duran’s third album Seven and the Ragged Tiger, the members of the band split into two projects. One of these was the band Arcadia, which developed the melodic and atmospheric aspects of the Duran Duran "sound". The other was the Power Station, in which John and Andy Taylor worked with Palmer, Thompson, and Edwards to create a hard-rocking, rhythmic "heavy metal" sound. Roger Taylor was mainly the drummer for Arcadia, but also contributed percussion to the Power Station.

Be advised, the music video is somewhat LSFW.

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