Saturday, April 4, 2009

Irene Cara: Flashdance... What a Feeling

"Flashdance... What a Feeling" is an Academy Award winning song from the 1983 film Flashdance, which was performed by Irene Cara. In addition to topping the Billboard Hot 100 (the song stayed at #1 for six weeks) and earning a platinum record in 1983, the song also won a Gold Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1984 and a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. The instrumental backing tracks of the song make extensive use of synthesisers. The song ranks at #26 on Billboard's All Time Top 100, and has become a major American pop-culture influence.

Irene Cara, Flashdance... What a Feeling. What a Feelin'. Geffen Records, GHS 4021, 1983.
Listen to the song during this Flashdance video:

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