The video below is a performance by Cher of “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss)” in an alternate version music video. Let’s take a moment to transport ourselves back to the year 1990 when the original version of this song was released. It was a time of big hair, neon colors, and danceable pop music. The world was just starting to emerge from the era of big ballads and power anthems that dominated the airwaves in the 80s, and this song was a perfect embodiment of the new trend toward upbeat, fun, and catchy tunes.
Cher’s performance in this video perfectly captures the spirit of the times. The bright, colorful visuals and energetic choreography perfectly match the infectious beat of the song. From the first moment of the video, you can’t help but tap your foot along to the rhythm and feel the joy and excitement emanating from the screen.
But beyond the nostalgia factor, there’s something timeless and universal about this song that still resonates with audiences today. The lyrics speak to the universal experience of wondering whether the person you’re interested in feels the same way about you, and the catchy hook of “it’s in his kiss” has been stuck in people’s heads for over 30 years.
As for Cher herself, she’s an icon of American music and culture, with a career that’s spanned over six decades. From her early days as part of the folk-rock duo Sonny and Cher to her legendary solo career and later success as an actress, Cher has remained a beloved figure for generations of fans. And this song, with its upbeat tempo and memorable chorus, is just one of the many hits that have cemented her place in the pantheon of great American artists.
Interestingly, most fans might not know that “The Shoop Shoop Song” was first recorded by a girl group called Betty Everett, and the song was written by Rudy Clark. Cher later covered it for the 1990 movie “Mermaids,” in which she also starred. The movie was a coming-of-age comedy-drama that followed the lives of a single mother and her two daughters in the 1960s. The song perfectly captures the carefree spirit and romantic aspirations of that era.
So, as you watch Cher’s performance of “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss)” in this alternate version music video, take a moment to appreciate the way it captures the spirit of a bygone era while still resonating with audiences today. And if you find yourself tapping your foot along to the beat or humming the chorus long after the video ends, be sure to hit the like and share button because this performance deserves to be shared with friends and enjoyed for generations to come.