Today, Katrina and The Waves' seminal pop hit “Walking on Sunshine” turns a glorious 25 years old. NPR's 'All Things Considered' and tastemaker site Brooklyn Vegan have tagged in to help us celebrate the occasion. The remastered 25th Anniversary Edition single of â€œWalking on Sunshineâ€ comes out tomorrow, with the hopeful and uplifting â€œWalking on Sunshineâ€ B-side as performed by the Soweto Gospel Choir.
NPR has profiled the legacy of this radio and licensing smash in a story that is scheduled to run on All Things Considered today, beginning at 4:00pm EST.
On Friday, Brooklyn Vegan unveiled their tribute to Katrina and the Waves, titled Sunsalute, which will feature covers of KATW songs from some of indie rock's top artists.
Listen to Sam Amidon play an amazing rendition of “Walking on Sunshine” HERE
Of course, donâ€™t forget about the remastered and reissued catalog of Kimberly Rew and Katrina and The Waves which just recently became available to the public again.