Thursday, 19 April 2012
Debbie Harry - Free To Fall (Remix)
Free To Fall was the third and final single from Debbie Harry's second solo album Rockbird and reached #46 in the UK in 1987, but failed to chart in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Previously, the second single from the album In Love With Love had reached #45 in the UK singles chart, with the lead single French Kissin' (In The USA) reaching #8.
The Rockbird album featured many different music styles - thankfully not exactly the same as Blondie's stuff - and this made for a very entertaining listen. Many fans rate the album as her best solo work.
Although Debbie Harry released some pretty decent songs as a solo artist during the 80s, very few of them were as commercially successful as the Blondie releases. In fact, only three of her singles managed to break into the British Top 40; Backfired reached #32 in 1981 and was the lead single from her debut solo album Koo Koo, French Kissin' (which I've already mentioned reached #8) and I Want That Man which reached #13 in 1989 and was the lead single from her third solo album Def, Dumb & Blonde. However, Debbie had one more hit in 1993 with I Can See Clearly which reached #23. She has, so far, released five solo albums.
Also visit the Blondie page at my Simply Eighties website for many more videos.