Some Like It Hot

Album: The Power Station (1985)
Charted: 14 6
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  • We want to multiply, are you gonna do it
    I know you're qualified, are you gonna do it
    Don't be so circumscribed, are you gonna do it
    Just get yourself untied, are you gonna do it

    Feel the heat pushing you to decide
    Feel the heat burning you up, ready or not

    Some like it hot and some sweat when the heat is on
    Some feel the heat and decide that they can't go on
    Some like it hot, but you can't tell how hot 'til you try
    Some like it hot, so let's turn up the heat 'til we fry

    The girl is at your side, are you gonna do it
    She wants to be your bride, are you gonna do it
    She wants to multiply, are you gonna do it
    I know you won't be satisfied until you do it

    Feel the heat pushing you to decide
    Feel the heat burning you up, ready or not

    Some like it hot and some sweat when the heat is on
    Some like it hot, some like it hot

    Feel the heat pushing you to decide
    Feel the heat burning you up, ready or not

    Some like it hot and some sweat when the heat is on
    Some feel the heat and decide that they can't go on
    Some like it hot, but you can't tell how hot 'til you try
    Some like it hot, so let's turn up the heat 'til we fry

    Some like it hot, some like it hot
    Some like it hot, some like it hot Writer/s: BARRY JOHN JOSEPH PALMER, CHARLOTTE THORPE, JOSEPHINE ELLEN DE SOUSA-REAY
    Publisher: O/B/O APRA AMCOS
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Randy from Rio De Janeiro, -As a non-musician, this song has always had the most interesting drumming to me. Grabs your attention. Tony Thompson must have been a monster talent.
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, Pa"Some Like It Hot" was the only song the original group ever performed on TV together, on an appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1985. Michael Des Barres (ex Silverhead Vocalist and part time actor) replaced Palmer for a summer tour in 1985 and was featured when the group appeared on the hit US TV show Miami Vice.
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaIn 1992, Palmer revealed that the suit he wore in the video (where he plays a priest) was the same suit he wore in a 1976 concert video shot on tour while he was opening for Little Feat. On a Best Of Video compilation entitled "Video Addictions" (related to the two part series of Greatest Hits albums "Addictions Vol I & Vol II" released in 1989 and 1992 respectively) Palmer actually showed footage from the old concert video, where he performed his cover of Harry Bellefonte's "Man Smart, Woman Smarter".
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaDespite the brief falling out over Palmer leaving so soon, he remained on good terms with everyone, with Andy Taylor, Bernard Edwards, and Tony Thompson all appearing on subsequent solo work by Palmer, plus re uniting with the band for second album and brief tour in 1996-97. After his death, Duran Duran (John & Andy Taylor's group) dedicated their hit "Ordinary World" to Palmer during their live shows.
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaPalmer had met John Taylor a few years prior, at Taylor's request he penned the lyrics to "Some Like It Hot" after hearing the backing track they group had laid down. According to Palmer, the original idea of the band was to use multiple guest vocalists for different tracks, but they were impressed with Palmer when they asked him to try out and he performed "Get It On (Bang A Gong)". Palmer wanted to return and finish his Riptide album, plus there were disputes about money with management, which was why he left the band before going on tour.
  • Jim from Hammond, InRobert Palmer quit the group before LiveAid .
  • Ellen from Chicago, IlI knew it was Robert Palmer, never knew it was all of those other people! Was great to rediscover this song working on "Best of" playlists!
  • Marcus from Houston, TxThe extended mix of this song is excellent. It definitely would've been a club hit at that time
  • Travis from Grandisland, FlThis song was also used in Rusty Griswald's(Jason Lively) club fantasy in the movie "National Lampoons European Vacation"

    Great song and Great part of that movie. I wonder where that scene was shot at?
  • Drew from B'ham, AlThat's who formed Power Station? I didn't know Robert Palmer was a part of that. I also didn't know who else was involved in making this big hit "Some Like It Hot".
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