by Michael Des Barres

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This all new, re-recorded version of the 80s mega-hit "Obsession" was written by and performed by Michael Des Barres as a duet with Teal Collins Zee. The track is now available for immediate download along with limited edition commemorative panties! michaeldesbarres.bandcamp.com/merch/michael-des-barres-obsession-2013-panties

Michael Des Barres (along with Holly Knight, who was recently inducted into the Songwriting Hall of Fame) penned the hit song "Obsession" in 1983. The song reached number one in over twenty-seven countries as recorded by the Los Angeles group Animotion and has been featured in countless movies and television shows throughout the years.

For thirty years now, this well-crafted track continues to stand the test of time, "Obsession" by Michael Des Barres is a true touchstone of the mid-eighties, a time period which strongly influences the modern music and fashion of today.


released April 22, 2013
Vocals - Michael Des Barres and Teal Collins Zee
Written by Michael Des Barres and Holly Knight
Produced by Michael Des Barres and Jesse Dayton
Remixed by Kyle Moorman



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Michael Des Barres Los Angeles, California

Michael Des Barres, in the rock scene for more than four decades now, was the front man for such seminal 70s bands as Silverhead and Detective and was personally signed by Jimmy Page to Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song records in 1975.
He was the touring singer for The Power Station (Live Aid), and also a member of Chequered Past. Des Barres alspenned the song “Obsession,” a number one hit in 27 countries
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