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The Men All Pause

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"The Men All Pause"
Single by Klymaxx
from the album Meeting in the Ladies Room
ReleasedOctober 16, 1984
LabelConstellation, MCA
Songwriter(s)Bernadette Cooper, Joyce Irby
Klymaxx singles chronology
"The Men All Pause"
"Meeting in the Ladies Room"

"The Men All Pause" is a hit single recorded by Klymaxx for the MCA label. Written by Bernadette Cooper and Joyce Irby, this song was recorded and released as the first single off their fourth album, Meeting in the Ladies Room. This song reached number 5 on the Billboard R&B chart, number 80 on the Billboard Hot 100,[1] and number 9 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.[2] The success of this song helped the group's Meeting in the Ladies Room album reach Platinum status.


  • Lead vocals: Bernadette Cooper and Joyce Irby
  • Background vocals: Klymaxx

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 80
U.S. Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles 9
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 5


  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 Inc.), page 147.