Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Lady Marmalade is a song by American girl group Labelle, written about a prostitute from New Orleans, Louisiana. A version remixed by Timbaland appeared on the Dr. Dolittle soundtrack. [13] It was a number-one hit for one week on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the United States during the early spring of 1975, and charted at number one for one week on the Billboard Top Soul Singles chart. Mostly active in the 60s and 70s disband…. [3] Billboard ranked it as the No. Tuning: E A D G. Author vandermeulen83 [a] 243. (musical) opened on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on July 25, 2019, featuring Lady Marmalade sung by The Lady M's: Nini Legs-in-the-Air (Robyn Hurder), Arabia (Holly James), Baby Doll (Jeigh Madjus) and La Chocolat (Jacqueline B. Arnold). When LaBelle showed up on stage during the Grammys with them, I burst into tears. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Am D Am D Hey sista, go sista, soul sista, go sista Am D Am D hey sista, go sista, soul sista, go sista. The song was included on non-US versions of Aguilera's first greatest hits album, Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits. HQ-Video "[61] However, Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone called the cover "god-awful". Choreographer Tina Landon was hired to choreograph the video. In some countries, including France and the Netherlands, the song was known as "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi? If you know the song, you probably know what it is about. Voulez-vous coucher avec moi? Lady Marmalade - Labelle (Lyrics) Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink - Lady Marmalade (Official Music Video) Midnight Special-LaBelle "Lady Marmalade" Patti LaBelle - Lady Marmalade (Live 2014) Download SoundHound The only App that can give you results through singing and humming search! Lady Marmalade bass tab by LaBelle. About Lady Marmalade "Lady Marmalade" is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan. Billboard Hot 100 and spent five weeks at the top of the chart, 26 years after Labelle's version had reached number-one, making "Lady Marmalade" the ninth song in history to top the U.S. chart as performed as different artists. *since I don't speak French nor Gulla, please excuse my spelling. It's something you've never seen from us before. Aguilera said, "The video's going to be dope", while elaborating on the video's concept, "We're going to be having cabaret costumes. "Lady Marmalade" replaced another Crewe/Nolan composition, Frankie Valli's "My Eyes Adored You", as the Billboard Hot 100 number-one single. Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister He met Marmalade down in Old New Orleans Struttin' her stuff on the street Oh, and I still have my original 45 of LaBelle's. [39], Credits for Sabrina's version are adapted from CD liner notes:[40]. The vocal trio, led by Patti Labelle and featuring Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash, certainly have a lot to do with the record's success, since their unbridled soul has never sounded better than it does here. I don't know French and nobody, I swear this is God's truth, nobody at all told me what I'd just sung a song about. This feat made Crewe and Nolan the third songwriting team in Billboard history (after Lennon–McCartney and Holland–Dozier–Holland) to replace themselves at number-one. So, it's going to be fun. "[63] Entertainment Weekly's Andrew Hampp named it the best all-female collaboration of the time span 1988–2018. [citation needed], The music video for the song shows the band members and other people having a dance party on one of the floors of a skyscraper in New York city, at night. It was a number-one hit for one week on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the United States during the early spring of 1975, and charted at number one for one … Dressed to the nines in outlandish space like costumes, in 1971, these ladies made Lady Marmalade not only a dance hit but also a world wide hit as well. It was released on August 3, 1974 as the first single from the album Nightbirds. In 1998, girl group All Saints released a cover of the song that peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart. The single reached number one on the official UK Top 40 chart, becoming the group's second number-one hit. [21], ^shipments figures based on certification alone, "Lady Marmalade" was covered by Italian pop star Sabrina on her eponymous album. In 1998, English-Canadian girl group All Saints recorded a cover version of "Lady Marmalade" as part of the double A-sided single "Under the Bridge" / "Lady Marmalade". [68], The music video, directed by Paul Hunter, shows all four performers in lingerie in a cabaret-style video (with rapper Missy Elliott giving an introduction) and was filmed in Los Angeles with sets built to resemble the actual Moulin Rouge night club around the turn of the 20th century. '"[60] Slant Magazine praised the collaboration as well, describing it as "an accolade to the performers' various distinctive styles, with Lil' Kim trashing it up and Aguilera caterwauling her way through the second half of the song. "Lady Marmalade" was the ninth song to reach number one by two different musical acts in America. This is a group which vocally was led by Kenny Nolan. AllMusic's Brand Kohlenstein praised the song. The song first became a popular hit when it was recorded in 1974 by the American girl group Labelle. Speaking on the collaboration, Aguilera said she embraced the idea of collaborating with Elliott, Pink, Mýa and Lil' Kim on the track as soon as it was pitched to her. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The song is famous for its sexually suggestive French chorus of "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)? *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone, 1974 song by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan performed by Labelle, top the U.S. chart as performed as different artists, "Today's ingenues miss point in remake of 'Lady Marmalade, "Lady Marmalade singer Patti Labelle: My Six Best Albums", "The Eleventh Hour – Greatest Hits 1974 AD", "LaBelle Says Didn't Know Meaning Of 'Lady Marmalade, "Lady Marmalade: The Best of Patti and Labelle", Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1975, "100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics' Picks", "Austria Top 40 – Singles Top 75 15.05.1975", Ultratop.be – LABELLE – Voulez vous coucher avec moi ce soir? version helped the song "find a new life. [20] and was ranked number 479 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. [3], The song was written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, and was inspired by Crewe's experiences in New Orleans and the sex workers in the area. Oh, and I still have my original 45 of LaBelle's. The song is best known for the explicit French lyric "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?" (Lady Marmalade)", "Top Singles – Volume 24, No. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Audio-CD-Sound zu Video-Material aus TV-Show. Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister He met Marmalade down in Old New Orleans Strutt Leave feedback, "Lady Marmalade" is a 1974 song made famous by the girl group Labelle. ", "Lady Marmalade" peaked at number seven on the disco/dance charts. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. "[41] "Lady Marmalade" was the third single taken from their self-titled debut studio album; it contained the "Marmalade" cover and a cover version of "Under the Bridge" by Red Hot Chili Peppers. Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sisterHey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sisterHe met Marmalade down in Old New OrleansStruttin' her…. Go directly to shout page. Lady Marmalade was the top selling song of 2001 and has sold 5.2 million copies worldwide as of December 2001. For the film's soundtrack album, Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mýa, and Pink recorded a cover version; it was released as the soundtrack's first single in spring 2001. Label: Epic - 8-50048 • Format: Vinyl 7 LaBelle - Lady Marmalade (1974, Special Rush Reservice, Vinyl) | Discogs View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1974 Special Rush Reservice Vinyl release of Lady Marmalade on Discogs. Labelle held the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week, and also topped the Canadian RPM national singles chart. 14, December 27, 1975", "Top 100 Hits of 1975/Top 100 Songs of 1975", "American single certifications – Patti LaBelle – Lady Marmalade", Recording Industry Association of America, "Sabrina – Lady Marmelade (Remix) (Vinyl) at Discogs", "Sabrina – Lady Marmelade (Remix) (CD) at Discogs", "Sabrina – Voulez-vous Coucher Avec Moi? Labelle's version of "Lady Marmalade" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in … 22 song for 1975. In any incarnation, "Lady Marmalade" sounds good, but in the hands of Labelle, it was indisputably great. [8] Patti LaBelle sang lead vocals on "Lady Marmalade" with backing vocals being contributed by bandmates Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash. "Lady Marmalade" was the lead track on Nightbirds, the first album by LaBelle after they revamped their image and changed their name from the Blue Belles. It was released in November 1974 from Nightbirds, their first album after signing with Epic Records. [66], The song also holds the record for the longest reigning number one on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart for an all female collaboration, topping the chart for nine consecutive weeks. It was released in 1987 as the album's second single by Baby Records. [9] "Lady Marmalade" is a song about a prostitute, although Patti LaBelle, the lead female vocal of the band, was completely oblivious to its overall message, saying: "I didn't know what it was about. The song’s inspiration was from Bob Crewe’s observations of New Orleans. (Lady Marmalade)", "Labelle – Voulez vous coucher avec moi ce soir (Lady Marmalade)", Recording Industry Association of New Zealand, "Official Charts Pop Gem #61: Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil' Kim, Mya – Lady Marmalade", "Labelle: Chart history – Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs", Offiziellecharts.de – LABELLE – Voulez vous coucher avec moi ce soir? ", which translates into English as "Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?". In 2002 Pink collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Mya, and Lil' Kim in a soulful remake of Patti LaBelle's "Lady Marmalade" on the Moulin Rouge soundtrack. When LaBelle showed up on stage during the Grammys with them, I burst into tears. Labelle's version of "Lady Marmalade" was produced by Allen Toussaint and Vicki Wickham. Moulin Rouge! It was written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, and produced by Allen Toussaint and Vicki Wickham. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about LaBelle - Lady Marmalade at Discogs. The duration of song is 03:55. "I'm a fan of all of theirs, and just to be in the same song doing something with them—collaborating, which I love to do, is a really big thing for me", she said. 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Lyrics to 'Lady Marmalade' by Patti LaBelle: Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister He met Marmalade down in old New Orleans Struttin' her stuff on the street soundtrack, was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 for 5 weeks, and also a number-one hit in the UK. Lady Marmalade song from the album Best Of Patti Labelle is released on Jul 1987 . "[12], "Lady Marmalade" is billed as the song that made Labelle one of the "hottest girl groups" of the 1970s. [4] It was added in 1974 as a track on the Eleventh Hour's Greatest Hits LP which did not chart. Critic Robert Christgau described it as "great synthetic French-quarter raunch." A total of 424,799 singles have been sold in the UK, with proceeds from the single going to breast cancer charities. in the refrain. Listen to Lady Marmalade by LaBelle, 903,764 Shazams, featuring on ’70s Hits Essentials, and Verzuz Cheat Sheet: Gladys Knight x Patti LaBelle Apple Music playlists. [11] Critic Robert Christgau described it as "great synthetic French-quarter raunch. It has been announced that a full cast recording is set to come out in the Fall of 2019. [64], This version of the song reached number-one in its eighth week on the U.S. [67] "Lady Marmalade" is the best-selling single for Lil' Kim and Mýa. Lil' Kim also held the record for having the longest number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 for a female rapper, with "Lady Marmalade" being on the top of the charts for 5 consecutive weeks, until Australian rapper Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" surpassed the record by holding on to the number one position for seven weeks in 2014. The song won the 2002 Grammy Award in the category of "Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals". The song “Lady Marmalade” has some scandalous lyrics. "Lady Marmalade" debuted at number 92 on the Canadian RPM singles chart on February 1, 1975. Lyrics to 'Lady Marmalade' by Labelle. The song is famous for its sexually suggestive chorus of "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)? Labelle – Disco Funk. Labelle Lady Marmalade lyrics: Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister / Hey sister, go sister, ... Deutsch English Español Français Hungarian Italiano Nederlands Polski Português (Brasil) Română Svenska Türkçe Ελληνικά Български Русский Српски العربية فارسی 日本語 한국어 FAVORITE (4 fans) Patti LaBelle. View interactive tab.