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Sexy (Is the Word)

"Sexy (Is the Word)" is a pop song recorded by Australian Artist, Melissa (Tkautz). This was the performer's second single, following "Read My Lips". Like "Read My Lips", "Sexy (Is the Word)" was launched via the television series that Tkautz was starring in at the time, E Street. The song appears on her debut album Fresh. The track was written by Roy Nicolson , Leon Berger and Tony King.[1]

"Sexy (Is the Word)"
Sexy (Is the Word) by Melissa.jpg
Single by Melissa
from the album Fresh
A-side "Sexy (Is the Word)"
B-side "My Favourite Room"
Released 2 September 1991
Format CD
Recorded 1991
Genre popdance
Label Phantom
Melissa singles chronology
"Read My Lips"
"Sexy (Is the Word)"
"Skin to Skin"

"Read My Lips"
"Sexy (Is the Word)"
"Skin to Skin"


Track listingEdit

CD and Cassette Single

  1. "Sexy (Is the Word)"
  2. "My Favourite Room"

12" inch vinyl
Side A

  1. "Sexy (Is the Word)" (12" electric laser mix)

Side B

  1. "My Favourite Room"
  2. "Sexy (Is the Word)"

Film clipEdit

The Film clip for his single featured Melissa in a number of guises. She is seen in hot pink lingerie, and also in a leather Jacket, cavorting with a large block of ice.

2005 re-recordingEdit

In 2005, Tkautz, relaunched her music career with the album Lost And Found and included two new versions of Sexy (Is The Word). These were contemporary remixes where new vocals were recorded, and whilst not released as a single, the song received much attention in nightclubs around Australia. There was a film clip released with this track to clubs which was a re-edited version of the original music video.



  1. ^ a b "Screen shot of[AU]&titel=Sexy+%28Is+The+Word%29&cat=s". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-11-22. External link in |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.