The dissonance of the hook bumps up with some pretty straightforward demands (“I wanna… Blondie, “Call Me” (1980) “Call Me” trades the bubbly disco bop of “Heart of Glass” for something more driving and intense; it could almost pass for metal if Debbie Harry weren’t singing. INXS, “Need You Tonight” (1987) When this song came out, I was a child, but I knew it was about something… Michael Hutchence’s seductive whisper is almost all you need to go a little weak in the knees, but that repetitive guitar and the pleading to “come over here” are just about the most direct a person can be. The Smiths, “Handsome Devil” (1984) The young Morrissey’s public disavowal of sexuality meant that, of course, his actual songs were positively steaming with thwarted desire. Ginuwine, “Pony” (1996) Hey DJ: want to make a dance floor full of women absolutely lose their shit? There’s no better way to find someone who knows how to ride. make love in a train, cross-country”) and creates a truly memorable laundry list of lust. George Michael, “I Want Your Sex” (1987) Sometimes the best subtext isn’t “sub” at all. Bruce Springsteen, “I’m on Fire” (1985) This slow-burner is so desperate, so haunting, so thick with tossing-in-your-sheets-on-a-sweltering-July-night frustration, that the Boss actually makes rhyming “fire” and “desire” sound original. I tend to read that title with an implied “or else.” — P. I thought maybe he wasn’t sleeping because it was summer and he was warm and his parents were out of town or something. The Isley Brothers, “Between the Sheets” (1983) This song’s incredibly smooth production has been ransacked by hip-hop beatmakers everywhere, and it’s hard not to see why: deep, velvety bass, and synthesized handclaps lay down a bed for Ron Isley’s beautiful vocal. “Hand In Glove” or the still exquisite “This Charming Man” would work just as well, but for sheer head-in-the-library directness, why fight “Handsome Devil? Ronson has stated that she fell into DJing by chance."I got a call one night from a club that I used to hang out at and they were like, 'Do you want to DJ? "I was like, 'No way,' [but] my friends were like, 'Come on, just do it.' I was always in the club; [I figured I] might as well make money off it." Ronson took the gig and she quickly started to make a name for herself and eventually DJing became a full-time job.
Ultimately, we decided that if a song expressed some kind of romantic or sexual pleading — regardless of how explicit — it qualified. There’s a point of diminishing returns with sexiness: The Divinyls’ “I Touch Myself” might be sexy, but that doesn’t mean it’s good, and that’s the spirit with which we took to this list. The romantic, wistful organ and chamber-group strings almost make you forget you’re listening to a song whose lyrics translate to “You are the wave, I the naked island.” — A.
“Sam has made positive changes in her life,” a pal tells Radar exclusively.
“I’ve never seen her this happy, focused and healthy.” Ronson, who recently quit smoking, began by trimming the fat. Lindsay Lohan’s 25 Most Outrageous Secrets & Scandals “She slowly but surely got rid of all the things and people that were toxic for her,” the friend adds.
Ronson was educated at the Chapin School on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
She then studied creative writing and philosophy at New York University.