These days, it’s Amanda’s way or the highway, as it should be because she’s earned it.” The song marries Amanda’s love of Hollywood glamour and vintage bombshells with kick up your Louboutins humor and a showgirls-worthy groove.
They needed just the right amount of camp that would complement the canon of classics Amanda performs in her nightclub shows.
Amanda Lepore releases "Buckle UP" a swinging retro-pop sounding little ditty.
The single is the first original solo release from this mega scenester, pin-up, and La Chapelle muse since “I…Amanda Lepore,” her acclaimed 2011 album debut that featured the smash hits, “My Hair Looks Fierce,” “Champagne,” “Turn Me Over” and “My Pussy.” “My goal with ‘Buckle Up’ is to whip naughty boys and girls around and leave ‘em asking the questions they don’t want their mothers knowing the answers to,” coos Lepore.
Heller, features exclusive Amanda Lepore portraits by the likes of David La Chapelle, Vijat Mohindra, Josef Jasso, Karl Giant, Marco Ovando, Alvaro Villarrubia and more.
The clip also includes many of Amanda’s personal favorite images through the years, selected for her cherished memoir and coffee table book, .“Buckle Up” is available on: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2o0S8q ZGt Wkj Xzu Ak OUys7I-tunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/buckle-up/1319650375?
I became famous and occupied, meaning that there are always people at the clubs who want to meet me and get their picture taken with me.
And it was really like a family, just working with friends. Tell our readers about your old club days, when you first started going out.
They sold all those really fabulous hip clothes at Pat’s, you know, those neon furs and super high heels.
And then there will be a big after-party at the Boom Boom Room on top of the Standard Hotel. I had been a housewife first, then started out by working in downtown nightclubs when I first moved to New York City.
AMANDA LEPORE: Yes, we’re having an initial book signing at Bookmarc here in New York, you know, the Marc Jacobs owned bookstore in the West Village.