Girl" by Fudge
Girl" was a hit single for Aqua
in 1997. Mattel, the company that introduced the Barbie
doll in 1959 tried to put a stop to it because they objected to the content
of the lyrics but lost their subsequent lawsuit. Don't worry, the lyrics
aren't included on this version.
instruments and production by Lee Rosevere.
Special thanks to Ian Clayton.
"I chose 'Barbie Girl', originally by Aqua, because people hate this
song now - most people perceived Aqua unfairly as one-hit wonders. They
wrote great pop music, and I wanted to showcase that their melodies do
stand up under alternate interpretations. Imagine Ken & Barbie walking
hand in hand on the shore, instead of Frankie & Annette in a beach
to "Beyond the Sea"