"If there's music we can use it, we need to danceIt hit #6 on the Billboard singles chart in 1986. Word Up was the first Top 40 hit for Cameo. Added bonus is the sampling of Enni Morricone's theme from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Oh, and you've got Levar Burton playing the detective in the video. Good hair.
We don't have no time for psychological romance"
And props to lead singer Larry Blackmon for bringing back the codpiece as a fashion statement!