It’s impossible to deny the trendy appeal of Bow Wow Wow’s “I Want Candy.” The UK pop sensation sealed their place in music history with a track that the world loved to dance to.
Bow Wow Wow brought their distinctive British new wave sound to the world with the release of their version of “I Want Candy” in 1982. With its danceable, addictive quality, the group captured the eyes of America, and with it, the world.
Even though most of us recognize “I Want Candy” from its rise to the top fifty in 1982, it was actually first written and recorded by the Strangeloves in 1965.
No one can deny just how legendary the transformation by Bow Wow was, bringing the time-old track to new ears thanks to a fantastic new sound that’s just as catchy today.