Fascinated

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"Fascinated"
Single by Company B
from the album Company B
Released 1987
Genre Dance-pop, Hi-NRG, freestyle, synthpop
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Ish Ledesma
Producer(s) Ish Ledesma

"Fascinated" is a hit 1987 song by the dance-pop/Hi-NRG/freestyle / synthpop musical girl group Company B. It was the first single released off their self-titled album in early 1987. It was written and produced by Ish Ledesma, mixed by Ciro llerenea and Randy Miller and released by Atlantic Records.

The song topped the Billboard dance chart in the U.S. in March 1987 and remained there for four weeks.[1] Soon after, the single was picked up by Top 40 radio, and it charted on the Billboard Hot 100 spending eight weeks in the Top 40 in May and June 1987,[2] peaking at #21. It became Company B's most successful hit single in the U.S. and is one of the first Freestyle music songs to enter the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.[3]

"Fascinated" has been covered by other club dance recording artists, such as Lisa B, the American-born singer Suzanne Palmer, the Canadian-born singer Emjay, and Nigerian-born singer Carol Jiani.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003, (Record Research Inc.), page 63.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004) The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 142.
  3. ^ http://www.song-database.com/charts.php?wk=1987-06-13&type=ht
Preceded by
"One Look (One Look Was Enough)" by Paul Parker
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 7, 1987 - March 28, 1987
Succeeded by
"Looking for a New Love" by Jody Watley