The year-old played guitar and sang in the iconic eighties pop group, which found success with songs including Manic Monday and Walk Like An Egyptian. The group released the infamous Eternal Flame, which was sung by Susanna, inwith the star admitting she recorded it while naked. It wasn't until much later that he confessed to lying to her.
The song features a dramatic bridge that takes the song to a wonderfully emotional place, and adds to the overall dynamics of the piece. In the end, ['Eternal Flame'] doesn't fit the Bangles' catalog well, but it remains a minor pop standard. The focal metaphor of "Eternal Flame" was suggested by two eternal flames : one at the gravesite of Elvis Presley at Graceland where the Bangles had been given a private tour  - Susanna Hoffs quote: "we were taken out to the Garden of Memories, and there was this little box which was supposed to have a lit flame in it, an eternal flame.
Why do famous singers keep stripping off in the studio? Tony Barrell exposes the peculiar history of naked recording. Apparently, she thought her voice was somehow improved by her state of undress.
I only wish I had been more than an embryo when the band first emerged in Los Angeles playing punk shows in the early 80s. You might not hear it in the big hits that made them 80s superstars, but these ladies have always been rockers. Here we talk to Susanna Hoffs about getting a milk carton thrown at her head opening for the Blasters, and whether or not Olivia Newton John really recorded all her vocals naked.
The album was inspired by my yearning to sing songs that were as melodic and emotional as my favorite music of the s. Hoffs is currently in the midst of a summer tour with The Bangles, but she took the time to chat at length with Rock Cellar Magazine about her new album, collaborating, her affinity for The Beatles, and, um, nudity. Rock Cellar Magazine: Where did the title of your new albumSomedaycome from?
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What are your memories of The Bangles? But Walk Like an Egyptian? We remember performing the dance moves like it was yesterday!