Grace Jones – Walking In The Rain.

In late 1981, Grace Jones released Walking In The Rain. The single had little real commercial success but the accompanying album Nightclubbing was a deserved Hit and a very original record despite including many cover versions.

Deadpan music at the dawn of the 80’s that would blend art, fashion and more together in the most unique way. Laurie Anderson would be a close but also quite different reference. Part Robocop. Part Diva. Part slick Pop /New Wave icon the sum of these parts would land the Russell Harty bashing Grace Jones a James Bond ‘ baddy role’ very soon after her best album (Nightclubbing)…



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