Irene Cara is our weekend’s choice today, so we present to you her song Fame.
Irene Cara Escalera is an American artist, acting as a singer, songwriter, and actress, also dancing from time to time, at her best.
You may know her because she sang and co-wrote the song Flashdance...What A Feeling from the movie Flashdance, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
Irene Cara sings mostly R&B, pop, and disco and plays keyboards.
We chose one of her songs for you today, so please try the free Fame piano sheets at your piano at home.
The song is characterized as a pop music genre song, with a length of 3:48 minutes in its original version and 5:14 in the remix.
The song was released in May 1980 as part of the album named Fame Soundtrack, achieving success as the theme song for Fame movies and TV series.
Fame was produced by Michael Gore, the music was written by him, and the lyrics by Dean Pitchford.
The song was first performed by Irene Cara, who also played the role of Coco Hernandez in the movie.
Fame, being also her debut single as a recording artist, won her the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1980 and the Golden Globe Award the same year.
Once released, the free Fame piano sheet music embraced incredible success, becoming an "overnight sensation", winning an Oscar for best movie theme song in 1981.
The song topped the charts in many countries, for example, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
Looking into the composition of the song, we will be impressed by the variety of instruments that compose it.
We will hear the keyboards, piano, bass guitar, guitar, drums, and percussion.
It is a great choice to practice at your piano and leave yourself driven into the… Fame.