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Tiffany - "I Saw Him Standing There"

He was just seventeen, way beyond compare...

by Anonymousreply 3512/30/2012

It was actually the best song she did and surprisingly a decent Beatles remake.

by Anonymousreply 112/30/2012

The dead Beatles are rolling over in their graves and the two surviving Beatles want to die, just so than CAN roll over in their graves. A travesty.

by Anonymousreply 212/30/2012

Hicky icky.

by Anonymousreply 312/30/2012

R2 = Debbie Gibson.

Sorry, "Deborah" Gibson.

Now put your clothes back on, dear.

by Anonymousreply 412/30/2012

Rolling Stone magazine summed up this song best by calling it a "conceptual disaster".

by Anonymousreply 512/30/2012

I love how, around 0:33, her ghostly head appears to float by itself among the audience. Spooky!

by Anonymousreply 612/30/2012

Tiff had the sex appeal and edge. She was the Aguilera to Debbie's Spears.

by Anonymousreply 712/30/2012

Debbie Gibson should have transitioned to being a songwriter a la Cathy Dennis. She had a knack for writing some catchy tunes.

by Anonymousreply 812/30/2012

Tiffany came to my high school and sang a few songs in the cafeteria. It was some radio station contest. I think it was in 1988.

by Anonymousreply 912/30/2012

In my middle school years, it was all about who was the fave, Tiff or Debbie Gibson. Everyone knew that if one of them would later do Playboy, it'd be Tiffany. Imagine my surprise when Deb did it too.

by Anonymousreply 1012/30/2012

Lulu did it better

by Anonymousreply 1112/30/2012

Champagne for Lulu!

by Anonymousreply 1212/30/2012

Debbie "Deborah" Gibson only ever wrote one tuneful, catchy song: 'Only in my Dreams'.

Every other song of hers is unlistenable pap.

Tiffany's most famous songs are covers, so the two can't be compared musically.

I prefer Tiff, anyway.

by Anonymousreply 1312/30/2012

Not true, R13. Debbie's only great song isn't OIMD. There's "Foolish Beat", "Out of the Blue", "Anything is Possible", "Lost In Your Eyes", "Fallen Angel"...

by Anonymousreply 1412/30/2012

I preferred Tiffany, as well.

Debbie/Deborah/Debbie again had that awful speech impediment when she spoke.

Tiff had the better Playboy spread.

When Grandmadonna's SEX book came out, Deb took to the press to crucify it. Then she did Playboy, herself.

by Anonymousreply 1512/30/2012

Tiffany also had the longer, more luxurious hair of the two

by Anonymousreply 1612/30/2012

Tiffany in Playboy

by Anonymousreply 1712/30/2012

Debbie in Playboy

by Anonymousreply 1812/30/2012

Deb didn't show her tuppance

by Anonymousreply 1912/30/2012

r14 has got to be joking.

I've listened to all those songs on spotify, and they are uniformly awful.

No hooks, no interesting melodies, just boring and bland and unlistenable.

And I say this as someone who loves 95 % of all commercial pop music from the 1980s.

DG only had one good song in her, her very first one, and then she was done. No wonder her career came to a halt so suddenly.

by Anonymousreply 2012/30/2012

Well, R20, to each his own (you still have no taste, though).

by Anonymousreply 2112/30/2012

All this time by Tiffany -for the win

by Anonymousreply 2212/30/2012

really r1? All I hear is a lot of yelling.

by Anonymousreply 2312/30/2012

Anyone who actually likes it has hopeless bad taste.

by Anonymousreply 2412/30/2012

Tiffany was an earache. Plus she campaigned for HW Bush, even singing at the RNC convention in '88. If Tiffany is your friend you are no friend of mine.

by Anonymousreply 2512/30/2012

R13/20=Meryl loon.

by Anonymousreply 2612/30/2012

I watched that clip and her dancing is horrible.

by Anonymousreply 2712/30/2012

I love the Janet/Pleasure Principle hand-to-face thing she does at 3:27 in the video

by Anonymousreply 2812/30/2012

[quote]Tiffany was an earache. Plus she campaigned for HW Bush, even singing at the RNC convention in '88.

Wow, I didn't know that. I definitely don't like her now (not that I ever did).

by Anonymousreply 2912/30/2012

Debbie has her beat. She still holds the record of the youngest person to write and produce a #1 song on the Billboard ("Foolish Beat"). It still holds up a quarter of a century later.

by Anonymousreply 3012/30/2012

R30, that's what I was trying to explain to R20.

by Anonymousreply 3112/30/2012

Did she have her boobs done? I remember seeing her on "Hit Me Baby One More Time" a few years ago, and for her whole performance I was convinced one of those breasts was going to come a-tumblin' out.

by Anonymousreply 3212/30/2012

Yeah, Tiff had her boobs done. She talked about it on Howard Stern years ago.

by Anonymousreply 3312/30/2012

Mojo Nixon had the final word on the Tiff/Debb rivalry. Great video that was banned by MTV at the time (early 1989). Fun cameo by Winona Ryder.

by Anonymousreply 3412/30/2012

In that Debbie video she looks like the actress who playsed Starr Manning on One Life to Live and is now on GH.

by Anonymousreply 3512/30/2012
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