Walk Like An Egyptian
The Bangles
Bangles 1986 Walk Like Egyptian 45

All the old paintings on the tombs
They do the sand dance, don't you know
If they move too quick (oh way oh)
They're falling down like a domino

1986
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986 for four weeks
  • Billboard Music Award for the 1987 - Hot 100 Single of the Year
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album Different Light (1986)
  • the biggest hit for The Bangles
  • the song was originally offered to Toni Basil ("Mickey"-1982)
  • The Bangles:
       Susanna Hoffs- vocals, rhythm guitar
       Vicki Peterson- vocals, lead guitar
       Michael Steele- vocals, bass
       Debbi Peterson- drums, vocals
  • written by Liam Sternberg
  • produced by David Kahne
  • mixed by David Leonard
  • recorded at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA
  • the music video for "Walk Like an Egyptian" was nominated for Best Group Video in the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards
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