Chris Isaak – “Wicked Game” – (1989)

This song is known mainly for two things: Chris Isaak’s surreal vocals and the black and white music video where Isaak is running around the beach with topless model Helena Christensen. It was released as a single in 1989 but it didn’t become a hit until 1990 when it was featured in the movie Wild at Heart. After its appearance in the movie, it hit #6 on the Hot 100 – the only major hit of Chris Isaak’s career. It’s weird, because this is an adult contemporary/pop song but Chris Isaak is an awesome rockabilly artist and performer.

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