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At the time this song was written, Limahl (real name: Chris Hamill) had just been fired as lead vocalist of Kajagoogoo, who had a hit in 1983 with "Too Shy
Written as the main theme for the movie of the same name. (thanks, Jeff - Kendall Park, NJ, for above 2)
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose
. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
The acclaimed jazz singer explains how dancing expands her range as a vocalist.