The 5 O’clock Shadow: Wednesday June 23, 2021


The original artist had a top ten hit with this song after its inclusion in the 1984 film The Karate Kid.

The Shadow artist, a band out of Sweden, put it back on the U.S. top ten with their 1998 version.

The lead singer of the original band has said it, “played on the darker side [of this season’s songs]: it looked at the oppressive heat, the misery of wanting to be with someone as the [season] ticked by. We’ve all been there!”