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Great Forgotten Songs #120 – Living Colour “Glamour Boys”

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Great Forgotten Songs #120 – Living Colour “Glamour Boys”

“Glamour Boys” is a fourth single released by Living Colour from their 1988 debut album Vivid. It was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1990. The song reached #31 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Lyrically, “Glamour Boys” discusses young men obsessed with aspects of high society such as clothing and parties. The chorus shouts “I ain’t no glamour boy – I’m fierce!”

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Vivid is the debut studio album by the American rock band Living Colour, released on May 3, 1988 through Epic Records. It was one of the most popular albums of 1988, reaching No. 6 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and certified double platinum by the RIAA. The album is also featured in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. In 2017, Rolling Stone ranked Vivid as 71st on their list of ‘The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time.’

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I am a 24 year-old brazilian journalist, a classic rock and heavy metal lover. Music has always been part of my life, helped me through tough moments and was with me to celebrate the good ones. When i became a journalist i knew i wanted to write about my passions. After college I did a postgraduate degree in digital communication. This has helped me to make the website better and bring the best of classic rock to the world! MTB: 0021377/MG

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