366 Songs 119: Walk Like An Egyptian

The Bangles’ “Walk Like an Egyptian” is one of those songs you grow up with and never really think about; it’s catchy, it’s dumb and you sing along without giving it any real thought. But I’ll admit it: “All the school kids so sick of books/They like the punk and the metal bands” is oddly one of my favorite pop lyrics ever.

And another admission: I still have a massive crush on Susanna Hoffs in this video, especially between 2:45-2:55. Swoon.

Also, because it’s wonderful (and maybe my favorite version of the song), here’re the Puppini Sisters: