Don’t You Want Me. Retromusic News. Jody Watley



Photography: Victoria Pearson Art Direction and Design: Lynn Robb / Jody Watley Velvet Cone Bra Bra: jean Paul-Gaultier Signature Jumbo Jody Watley Hoop Earrings



One of the positives of Twitter is being reminded of things like this – on August 10 hit single “Don’t You Want Me” was released. Written by Jody Watley, Franne Golde and David Bryant. Franne and I became best friends since the day we met for this session. It’s one of the few songs I’ve co-written and shared lyrical tasks – songwriting is so personal; but we all hit it all so well. Bernard Edwards from CHIC and Power Station was the producer and the remix which was the version that to it to the Hot 100 and the top of the Billboard Dance charts is by Francois K.

The video would be directed by Dominic Sena and would star my now ex-husband and former collaborator and co-producer Andre Cymone. My brother John is also in the video which was filmed in downtown Los Angeles.

#1 Dance, #6 Hot 100 #3 R&B