The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Debbie Gibson: 6/30/15

Debbie Gibson: 6/30/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - June 30, 2015 - 1:25:23

Debbie Gibson, the pop music icon known for songs such as “Only In My Dreams” and “Lost in Your Eyes” joins us this week to talk about the highs and lows of her career and walking the line between being a product and an artist. Debbie also shares stories from her youth including the dirty limerick that almost made its way into her single “Shock Your Mama,” and what it felt like to be a young woman in the music industry during the late 80’s and 90’s. Plus, Debbie talks about growing into some of her old songs, the importance of not doing things that feel even “remotely dishonest,” and gives us a taste of what’s to come. Topics this week: "Lost in Your Eyes" by Debbie Gibson "Only in My Dreams" by Debbie Gibson Out of the Blue, Electric Youth, Anything is Possible, and Think With Your Heart albums by Debbie Gibson New Music Seminar in New York City "Papa Don’t Preach" by Madonna Annie Les Miserables, Greece, Funny Girl, Gypsy, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, and Cabaret "Foolish Beat" by Debbie Gibson Atlantic Records "Losin' Myself" by Debbie Gibson Live in Chile "Shock Your Mama" by Debbie Gibson Long Island Music Hall of Fame Eat Move Sleep a book by Tom Rath People this week: Debbie Gibson Carole King Tiffany Usher Brandy Anita Baker Taylor Swift Billy Joel Phil Ramone Wilson Phillips Belinda Carlisle Doug Morris Katy Perry Matt Goss Prince Avril Lavigne Dee Snider Najee Sturken and Rogers Rihanna Liberace Twitter: @briankoppelman Email: Rate us on iTunes: This episode of The Moment is sponsored by Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit and use the promo code MOMENT. And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting and using the promo code MOMENT.

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