Poking out those 'Bette Davis Eyes'
There's something truly evil about the song Bette Davis Eyes. The plodding melody maybe? The silly lyrics -- "Off your feet with the crumbs she throws you''? Maybe it's as simple as that monotonous electronic backbeat between verses.
Kim Carnes, you and your Marlboro-stained voice-box owe the '80s nation a profound apology for subjecting us to this ear-worm. (Click here to see the video.)
In any case, I can guarantee you that this little sonic dropping will be our list of the Top 10 Horrible Hits of 1981 podcast, which Sean Daly and I are recording later today.
What else should make the list? Check out a list of the Top 100 hits of the year by clicking here and let us know!
IN THE MEANTIME: Jeff in Cuba offers his latest rant on the hits of '81. Click here to listen.