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Hot Child in the City – Nick Gilder

Hot Child in the City – Nick Gilder

Let’s try a quick test. Question #1: Can you name a Canadian one-hit wonder song about child prostitution? Question #2: Can you sing “Hot Child in the City” by Nick Gilder? Question #3: Have you heard “Hot Child in the City” on any radio station in at least 25 years? If you’ve made it to this page, there’s a very good chance you actually do remember “Hot Child in the City” and can belt out the chorus loud … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

The Warrior – Scandal

The Warrior – Scandal

I’ll admit it up front: I never understood “The Warrior.” I had no idea what Patty Smyth was singing about when this song was released in 1984 and I still don’t get it today. Sure, I understand she’s singing about how her warrior self is going to make you feel better. Or something like that. Check these lyrics: Well, isn’t love..primitive A wild gift…that you wanna give Break out of captivity And follow me, stereo jungle child Love is the kill…..your heart’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1980s, Pop