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Lesley Rae Dowling - I'm a Woman

Hamburg -

Lesley Rae Dowling was not only popular for her moody records but she also enjoyed a following of fans of her appearances in the fantasy music videos of her songs. This release is a reworked version of the music for a clip for one off her songs directed by Terence (Tully) McCullagh in the 1980s.

Visuals from her clip. (c) Songwrights 2021

Tully found the video of I'm a Woman in his archive recently. He had a copy of his production of the song saved on quarter inch tape. The quality was good so he transferred this to digital format and imported the files into his music production software. He then re-recorded some instruments.  After carefully touching up the overall sound and re-mixed the song.

We are releasing the single under the title of Look at me, I'm a Woman to differentiate from the the original version of the track released on her Unravished Brides album. It is stylistically similar to her debut hit, Grips of Emotion which was also a McCullagh composition.

The original video clip will be reposted on Youtube together with the new soundtrack after the release of the single on the 12th of March 2021.

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Video Link -Retro clip

Sea Records - 2021


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