Sunday, January 27, 2008

Paula Abdul Returns

Ever since Paula Abdul made a comeback on American Idol, I wondered how long it would take her to use her new-found fame to re-launch her music career. The answer appears to be about 6 years, as she has finally put out a new single, "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow." The clip below is audio (the video isn't out yet). She's also apparently performing this at the Superbowl half time show, which is a pretty good comeback gig.

I actually think the song is pretty good. Top 40 airplay is negligible at this point, but it's early. From 1989 to 1991, Paula Abdul had six #1 hits and two other top 10s. Her videos were always really cool too. This one, directed by David Fincher, was her best:

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