‘I’m Too Sexy’: The Oral History of Right Said Fred’s Snarky Dance-Pop Smash

At an industry panel in 1992, radio host Rick Dees explained the popularity of Right Said Fred’s tongue-in-cheek disco confection “I’m Too Sexy”: “Everyone is so busy they don’t have time to devote to memorize [rap songs]. With Right Said Fred you know he is too sexy for a dozen things, and in a week I can memorize that.”

The song’s upbeat vibe and simple, percussive lyrics helped it

This article originally appeared on http://www.rollingstone.com: ‘I’m Too Sexy’: The Oral History of Right Said Fred’s Snarky Dance-Pop Smash

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