Floy Joy – Weak in the presence of beauty
“Weak in the presence of beauty” has a strange story, for a song. This is the story of a song that someone loved, someone not, and the story of a cheat with time. Generally when we talk about covers, there are many years between a version and another. I mean, unless they are covers from the serial copier Laura Branigan.
In this case it was probably one year or little more. This story involves a group who had an average success but actually loved this song because with this song they became famous.
It also involves one of the real queens of the 80s, who covered this song. She had a huge success, but actually never loved this song. She still says it, because basically it was not one of her real songs. And now, let’s play a trick with time, because in May 1987 the famous version was Alison Moyet’s, but actually we gonna hear the original version by Floy Joy.