Tag Archives: Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul – Promise of a New Day

First Hit #1: September 14, 1991 Promise of a New Day has one of the worst music videos I’ve ever seen. Never mind the stretched out image, which was rumored to be done in order to make Paula Abdul look … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul – Rush Rush

First Hit #1: June 15, 1991 Paula Abdul also decided to do a ballad in 1991, which was a break from her normal singles. The difference between Paula Abdul and Extreme is that a Paula Abdul ballad isn’t actually a … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul and The Wild Pair – Opposites Attract

First Hit #1: February 10, 1990 Paula Abdul records a song with a rapping animated cat. Somewhere, Frank Farian quietly weeps, if only Milli Vanilli was Milli The Kitty! Hip Hop has had a decidedly strange course to the top … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul – Cold Hearted

First Hit #1: September 2, 1989 Last time we ran across Paula Abdul I lamented that as an adult woman, she was singing a song that was a bit too juvenile. Cold Hearted, at least, is much more grown up … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul – Forever Your Girl

First Hit #1: May 20, 1989 Paula Abdul is a grown woman. She also was a grown woman in 1989, for the record. I mention this only because Forever your Girl doesn’t seem like the song a grown woman would … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul – Straight Up

First Hit #1: February 11, 1989 Straight Up is one of those songs that makes a career. For Paula Abdul, it made a new career. Abdul was probably best known for being a choreographer at this point in her career, … Continue reading

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