Andrea True is dead at the age of 68. When she became famous (in a pre-Kardashian, pre-Paris world) the singer’s past was a whispered novelty. She had worked for years in porn. Today she’d have a reality show. Back then she had a top 5 radio hit. “More, More, More” was everywhere in the summer of ’76.
She never had any more, more, more big hits, and never did any any more, more, more of those films. The song endures in commercials (I just heard it today…for breakfast cereal, maybe?) and it was sampled by the band Len in “Steal My Sunshine,” from 1999.
Her big music break came in 1975 when she filmed a commercial in Jamaica and was not allowed to leave the country with her earnings because of political turmoil. So she stayed and spent her money to finish a recording of “More, More, More,” an instrument-heavy track credited to the “Andrea True Connection.” So: here’s some More. Get the cameras rolllin’…get the lip sync goin’: