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Namie Amuro 60s 70s 80s

In 2008 Japanese singer Namie Amuro released 60s 70s 80s,  her 33rd solo single on Avex Trax. It was a triple A-side (Namie's first) and featured the songs NEW LOOK, ROCK STEADY and WHAT A FEELING, which all reflected those decades. They were also used as part of ad campaign FashionxMusicx for hair care line Vidal Sassoon. 60s 70s 80s was a very successful single. American designer/stylist Patricia Field did the costumes for the videos.

NEW LOOK was the first song and represented the 60s. It sampled the 60s song Baby Love by American girl group The Supremes.





You can watch The Supremes perform Baby Love here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23UkIkwy5ZM


The next song was ROCK STEADY and sampled the 70s classic of the same name by American singer Aretha Franklin.






To listen to Aretha Franklin's Rock Steady, visit this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b08wcyaPjII


And the final song was WHAT A FEELING, which samples American/singer actress Irene Cara's song, Flashdance...What A Feeling, from the 80s film Flashdance. This is my favourite of the songs. :)





Watch Flashdance...What A Feeling here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILWSp0m9G2U

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