Meeting in the Ladies Room (song)

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"Meeting in the Ladies Room"
Klymaxx Meeting Ladies!.jpg
Single by Klymaxx
from the album Meeting in the Ladies Room
Released March 7, 1985
Format 7" single
Recorded 1984
Genre Synthpop, freestyle
Length 4:33
Label Constellation, MCA
Songwriter(s) Reggie Calloway, Vincent Calloway, Boaz Watson
Klymaxx singles chronology
"The Men All Pause"
(1984)
"Meeting in the Ladies Room"
(1985)
"I Miss You"
(1985)
"The Men All Pause"
(1984)
"Meeting in the Ladies Room"
(1985)
"I Miss You"
(1985)

"Meeting in the Ladies Room" is a hit single recorded by Klymaxx for the MCA Records label, and was the title track from their fourth album and was written by: Reggie Calloway; Vincent Calloway and Boaz Watson. The single reached number 4 on the Billboard R&B chart, number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart[1] In addition to peaking at number 22 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.[2] The success of this song helped their Meeting in the Ladies Room album reach Platinum status.[3] The song's music video was directed by Gerald Casale of Devo[4] and featured an appearance from a then-unknown Vivica A. Fox.[5] The song was also included on the MCA Records motion picture soundtrack for 1985's Secret Admirer.[6] Billboard named the song #85 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.[7]

Personnel[edit]

  • Lead vocals Bernadette Cooper, Lorena Porter and Lynn Malsby
  • Background vocals by Klymaxx

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 59
U.S. Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles 22
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942–2004. Record Research. p. 329. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974–2003. Record Research. p. 147. 
  3. ^ Klymaxx chart history AllMusic.com. Retrieved 3 April 2009.
  4. ^ Pyles, Tim. "Devo Are Still Men". nbcsandiego.com. NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 
  5. ^ Group, Vibe Media (1998). "Vibe". Vibe Media Group. 
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/secret-admirer-mw0000863898
  7. ^ "100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics' Picks". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2017. 

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