mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

Katrina and the Waves

It was bound to happen.

A few news sources have put the phrase "Katrina and the Waves" in their articles on the current hurricane. For those who don't get it, Katrina and the Waves was an English rock band fronted by an American, Katrina Leskanich, in the 1980s. Their most famous song, "Walking on Sunshine," was released in 1985 and became a worldwide hit.

Out of curiosity, I did a little searching on the band, and discovered that despite Leskanich having left it in 1999, both she and the band are going strong. The band maintains a webpage at and re-released their original recordings two years ago. Meanwhile, Katrina Leskanich herself has a new solo CD coming out in October. For more information, you can also check out the Wikipedia entry on Katrina and the Waves.
Tags: history, hurricanes

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