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Maria Vidal


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Maria Vidal (born August 1, 1957) is an American singer, who had one minor hit single with the song, “Body Rock” (#48 on the Hot 100) (the theme song to the film Body Rock) in 1984; it also reached #8 on the US dance charts, and #11 in the UK.

Vidal was originally a member of the band, Desmond Child & Rouge, but went solo with a self-titled debut album recorded in 1987. The album included the single “Do Me Right” written by ex-bandmate Desmond Child.

Vidal also contributed backup vocals to the The Smithereens’ 1984 single “A Girl Like You”.

She also appeared in the 1985 Jim Carrey film, Once Bitten, as a member of a high school band and contributed two songs to the soundtrack.

She wrote the 1989 Belinda Carlisle’ hit “”Summer Rain”“. Vidal is currently married to the successful music producer/songwriter Rick Nowels.


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  • Eddie_imp

    Hands Off - awesome

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
  • DharmaException

    Funkar för mig.

    4 Jun 2010 Reply
  • benedorm

    I usually like this kind of music, but I find her voice extremely difficult to listen to.

    28 Nov 2009 Reply
  • gacunna34

    Body Rock is pure 80's!!!

    4 May 2009 Reply
  • Tr1xx

    Amazed that Body Rock is so rarely played

    20 Sep 2008 Reply
  • JustAKayee

    Funny, since SHE is a you'll either have 'her' albums or fuck all 'cause you're pointlessly spamming without doing the most basic of research.

    5 Sep 2008 Reply

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