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The song starts out with a sexy female voice. She talks throughout the song about wanting things like nail polish. I think she calls them "vanity things." Those are all the clues I can give. I can't remember who did it! Thanks for the help.

  • So, time is 1980s and genre is (loosely) post-punk ? – Angst Sep 9 '16 at 20:20
  • @Angst Well, I recently heard it on a Spotify radio station made from "Rip It Up" by Orange Juice. So I'm not quite sure when the timeframe is. – user2883 Sep 9 '16 at 20:37
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  • @MauricioAriasOlave, it doesn't look like a dupe, this one wants to identify the song, the other wants to identify a sample in that song... – Bebs Mar 13 '17 at 18:01
  • yeah, it's a follow-on question from the previous one. – Angst Mar 14 '17 at 19:10
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Maybe ("A living Ken and Barbie") , by the Orchids ?

  • that's it! thank you! i don't have enough points to raise the publicly displayed post score – user2883 Sep 11 '16 at 1:50
  • now i'm wondering who the woman is that's talking in the song – user2883 Sep 11 '16 at 2:44
  • I think the NME review of the album "Striving for the Lazy Perfection" , where the track comes from - link on the Orchids official website ( theorchids.net/content/reviews.html) - , has the info, "...'A Living Ken and Barbie' splatters ridiculous sampled quotes from US TV airhead Vanna White" over gently undulating techno-funk". Yay, let's hear it for bands from Scotland! – Angst Sep 11 '16 at 12:45
  • once again, thanks @angst! now the question is, where can i find the original source of that sample? – user2883 Sep 11 '16 at 12:54
  • There seems to be a lot of recordings on youtube of the TV shows she presented (Wheel of Fortune), so maybe there. Otherwise, the comment above has the website for the band, you could maybe contact them and ask where the sample came from. – Angst Sep 11 '16 at 13:20

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