Right Said Fred I’m Too Sexy

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Today’s Friday Break is a perfect classic, almost like George Michael’s Freedom ’90. Released in the same period, I’m Too Sexy from Right Said Fred revolves around Fashion so I couldn’t overlook it.

Perfectly nineties, perfectly trendy, this Right Said Fred I’m Too Sexy was re-released in 2007. (you can find the newer version of the song/video right after the jump, as well as information about the song and the band) I’m a model, you know what I mean! Enjoy!

Right Said Fred was formed two years before the release of the sensational I’m Too Sexy. The two brothers (Richard Fairbrass and Fred Fairbrass) who named their 1989-formed band after a song by Bernard Cribbins based their huge hit I’m Too Sexy on an instrumental guitar riff from Jimi Hendrix “Third Stone from the Sun”.

The ’91 hit (from the album Up) was followed by another smashing success “Don’t Talk Just Kiss” in 1992. More singles were released over the years (one of them, “You’re My Mate” was used as official anthem of the South African national rugby union team in 2002) and now they’ve come up with a new album called I’m a Celebrity (2008).

You can read more about Right Said Fred here (or visit their website here), more about their first hit single I’m Too Sexy here, listen to Jimi Hendrix Third Stone from the Sun here, watch Bernard Cribbins Right Said Fred song here.


#1 Adriana on 02.12.09 at 11:59 am

LOL! I’ve danced on this song last NY Eve! This is a classic of course.
Fred doesn’t visit the gym not that often anymore I believe? I do prefer the original. But never mind its still great fun!

(Kpriss, amazing you’d know that about Jimi’s riff! And errrr…..I was a bit confused….its still Thursday….never mind that too…I was confused for some secs….)

#2 kpriss on 02.12.09 at 12:51 pm

I couldn’t wait until tomorrow, you see ;)

I’m so glad you liked it! (I prefer the first version too!)

#3 Ellington on 02.12.09 at 4:36 pm

That was a bit of fun!
Thanks for that Kpriss! : )
I too like the original video much better!

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