Throwback Thursday: Amanda Lear

White queen of disco. Muse of Salvador Dali. The French singer, actress, painter, novelist Amanda Lear is a woman of distinction. Here we present her as a singer with the hit “Queen of Chinatown”.

      2. Amanda Lear: Queen of Chinatown


She first came into the public eye as the cover model for Roxy Music’s album “For Your Pleasure” in 1973 to then become million-album-selling Disco queen. The hypnotic groovy track was release as a single in 1977 for the album “I Am A Photograph” and became her memorable hit.It’s an uptempo euro disco composition with characteristic oriental elements. Check it out.

amanda lear of china queen town
Nicole Lopez

Year Born: 1992
Location: NYC // How many hours a day are you on the web? 24/7, blame my iPhone
Last cool project you worked on: Rap video
Coolest person you know personally: My parents
Best place to eat in your neighborhood: L.A Burrito, truly.
Top 3 Places: Instituto Moreira Sales/Rio de Janeiro, Pioneer Work/Red Hook, Café Sabarsky/Uptown
Best hotel/place you visited last year: Casa das Janelas com Vista, Lisboa
Next destination: Bahia
Generation favorite: Shelby Woo

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