Song 37 Cameo

Cameo - Word Up, 1986

'Yo! Pretty ladies around the world...' Here's Cameo with a 27-year-old song that feels like it never really went away. And they still don't have the time for psychological romance, which is not something most bands will take the trouble to tell you. Hmm. I get the feeling this countdown has been fairly unfunky overall. Apologies. It's my own self-conciousness, I'm afraid. I'm one of the least funky people on earth, and would feel abashed to be holding up examples of funkiness as if I were some kind of authority on the subject. But I can always pretend, right? In fact I think I'll make a day of it. So, let this Wednesday, 23 January 2013 be international Pretend to be Funky Day! It should be a bank holiday here in Ireland. Imagine the parade! Or wait a minute, that's actually a terrible idea. No parade. Let's all just keep Pretend to be Funky Day in our own hearts. Sit quietly and think funky thoughts. Perhaps the music will help.

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