Naked in the Rain

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"Naked in the Rain"
Single by Blue Pearl
from the album Naked
Released1990
LabelBig Life
Songwriter(s)Durga McBroom, Youth
Producer(s)Youth
Blue Pearl singles chronology
"Naked in the Rain"
(1990)
"Little Brother"
(1990)

"Naked In The Rain" is a hit song performed by dance music group Blue Pearl and released as their debut single in 1990. The song was co-written by Blue Pearl's singer Durga McBroom and producer Youth (aka Martin Glover). It is featured on their album Naked.

"Naked in the Rain" is different from most dance songs, as it features a heavier, rawer sound, mostly due to recorded percussion (mixed with a drum machine) and hard-hitting synthesizer riffs not too dissimilar to the sound of 808 State; Graham Massey, from 808 State, was the track's co-producer/remixer.

The song was first a hit in the UK, reaching #4 on the UK Singles Chart [1] in July 1990 and later becoming a hit dance song in the U.S., hitting the top five on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

A music video accompanied the song on its release, featuring McBroom performing in a tropical jungle-like scene mixed with scenes in an almost Third World setting, and visualizes the overall atmosphere of the song.

In 1998 the song was remixed and released as a single. Entitled "Naked in the Rain '98", the remixed version reached number 22 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

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