GET A SNEAK PEAK OF THE PERFORMANCE:
gloria youtube song
CNN Since it was released in , "I Will Survive" has been the ultimate breakup anthem, empowering both men and women that despite heartbreak, they will survive. But in the chaos surrounding coronavirus , the song has taken on a different yet perfectly fitting purpose with the queen of disco, Gloria Gaynor herself, taking the lead. More Videos Singer starts "I Will Survive" hand washing challenge The best prevention against the coronavirus is still washing your hands. Here's the proper way to do it. With the classic chorus of her hit song, Gaynor took to TikTok to inspire others to properly wash their hands -- with soap and water for at least 20 seconds -- to combat the disease. Just as the CDC guidelines recommend, Gaynor wets her hands, pumps out some soap and starts rubbing, making sure she doesn't miss any of the nooks and crannies between her fingers. Marking her video with the hashtag iwillsurvivechallenge, the video has prompted others to also wash their hands while grooving to the song.
‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’: The Walker Brothers’ Winning Cover
After Branigan's chart success cooled in the U. Saved from youtube. In early , Branigan's return to the stage was postponed, when she broke both of her femurs in a foot fall from a ladder while she was hanging wisteria outside her three-bedroom lakeside home in Westchester County, New York, resulting in physical therapy for six months.
It was written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris. The song's lyrics describe the narrator's discovery of personal strength following an initially devastating breakup. It received heavy airplay in , reaching number one on the Billboard Hot and on the UK Singles Chart on consecutive weeks. The song is also frequently recalled as a symbol of female empowerment. Originally released as the B-side to "Substitute," "I Will Survive" became a worldwide success for Gaynor when disc jockeys played that side of the record instead kick-started by legendary Studio 54 DJ Richie Kaczor.