“Our Lips Are Sealed” was released on June 12, 1981, by the all-girl band, The Go Go’s. The song was written by Go-Go’s guitarist Jane Wiedlin and Terry Hall, singer of The Specials and Fun Boy Three. The track is from their debut album, Beauty and the Beat. In 2000, Rolling Stone magazine named “Our Lips Are Sealed” one of the 100 Greatest Pop Songs of all time.
“Our Lips Are Sealed” has been covered by a few artists including Fun Boy Three, sisters Hilary and Haylie Duff, Nouvelle Vague, Wild Orchid, The Hippos, Everclear, Fredo Viola, and Poe (with a renamed version titled “My Lips Are Sealed”).
Formed in 1978 in Los Angeles, California, The Go Go’s were the first all-female band in history to reach the top of the Billboard album charts by writing their own songs and playing their own instruments.