Voyeur

Album: Voyeur (1982)
Charted: 68 29

Songfacts®:

  • This was the first single from the album, which followed the very successful Mistaken Identity. The lyrics seem to be about a glamorous woman living a sensation-filled but empty life. There has been speculation that the song was about Lady Godiva, a beautiful medieval queen whom legend says rode naked through a village square on a dare from her husband in exchange for him providing tax relief to the impoverished citizens of his kingdom. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 15th 1982, "Voyeur" by Kim Carnes entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #71; and on September 19th, 1982 it peaked at #29 {for 4 weeks} and spent 12 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #30 on the Australian Kent Music Report chart...
    Between 1976 and 1992 she had nineteen Top 100 records; three made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Bette Davis Eyes" for 9 weeks in 1981...
    Her two other Top 10 records were "More Love" {peaking at #10 in 1980} and "Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer" {a duet with Kenny Rogers, reached #4 in 1980}...
    Ms. Carnes celebrated her 69th birthday one month ago on July 20th, 2014.
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