“Damn, I wish I was your lover. I’ll rock you till the daylight comes. Make sure you are smiling’ and warm. I am everything, tonight I’ll be your mother.” You know the rest. Sophie B. Hawkins steps Behind The Rope. Sophie chats about what life was like in the 90’s when she rose to fame with her breakout hit “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover”. She chats about many of her colleagues at that time - Madonna, Paula, Whitney, Prince, George Michael, being nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1993, and how the Grammy Nomination came with a lot of good and bad, all at the same time. We chat about why her video for “Damn” was banned by MTV, the importance of its LGBTQ+ representation, the use of “Damn" in 90210 as Kelly and Dylan’s song, and moving on from her record company. We chat about her rumored “relationships” with Jodie Foster, Martina Navratilova, and Rosie O’Donnell. Sophie is still friends with Rosie today which we discuss plus weekends at Madonna's, dinners with David Bowie, and so much more! Sophie shares her throughs on “Free Britney” and some of current music’s reigning Pop Diva’s Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, Demi Lovato and many others. Finally, we chat about what is next for this Pop Superstar who just wont slow down.
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