Right Said Fred's "I'm Too Sexy"
August 17, 2021|
(From left) Richard Fairbrass, Rob Manzoli and Fred Fairbrass of Right Said Fred. (Tobi Corney Getty Images)
The musical list of one-hit-wonders runs longer than a greedy child’s Christmas list. However, very few of those singular smashes retained the culture footprint of Right Said Fred’s “I’m Too Sexy.” The 1991 #1 hit in 28 countries seeped deeply into popular culture. It appeared on Jazy Z’s “The Blueprint,” the iconic television show “The West Wing,” along with “The Smurfs 2” and a Toyota commercial. More recently, Taylor Swift even mimicked the vocal rhythm in her new single “Look What You Made Me Do.” “I’m Too Sexy” obviously exudes ridiculousness, which perhaps is why it still brings a smile today. Here are all things “I’m Too Sexy.”