"Cold Hearted" (often mistitled "Cold Hearted Snake") is a MAXI single from Paula Abdul's album Forever Your Girl, written and co-produced by Elliot Wolff. It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the album's third song to top the US chart. "Cold Hearted" became one of Abdul's best known songs for its then streetwise lyrics and provocative music video.  


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80s Pop Disco
Album  Production information:
The album: "PAULA ABDUL Cold Hearted" was produced by: Elliot Wolff

Record Label Information:

Virgin 612 549
Record Format:
12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country 
1988 Made in USA
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Straight Up 'til Forever Your Girl: A Complete Vinyl Discography of Paula Abdul's Chart-Topping 80s Music Career.

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 Paula Abdul is an American singer, dancer, choreographer, and television personality who rose to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her unique combination of singing and dancing, along with her captivating stage presence, helped her become one of the most successful female artists of her time. In this web-page, we will explore Paula Abdul's life, career, and impact on the entertainment industry.

Early Life and Education

Paula Julie Abdul was born on June 19, 1962, in San Fernando, California. Her father, Harry Abdul, was of Syrian Jewish descent, and her mother, Lorraine, was of French-Canadian origin. Paula's parents divorced when she was young, and she grew up with her mother. Paula was interested in dance from a young age, and she began taking lessons in ballet, jazz, and tap when she was eight years old.

Abdul attended Van Nuys High School, where she was a cheerleader and a member of the school's dance team. After high school, she enrolled at California State University, Northridge, to study broadcasting, but she left after two years to pursue a career in dance.

Career in Dance

Abdul's first big break came in 1980 when she was hired as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. She was quickly promoted to head cheerleader and choreographer, and she began to gain a reputation as a talented and innovative choreographer.

Abdul went on to work as a choreographer for a number of music videos, including Janet Jackson's "Nasty" and "When I Think of You," and she also worked on films such as "Can't Buy Me Love" and "The Running Man." In 1988, she choreographed the dance sequences for the film "Coming to America," which starred Eddie Murphy.

Music Career

In 1988, Abdul released her debut album, "Forever Your Girl." The album was a huge success, spawning four number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including "Straight Up," "Forever Your Girl," "Cold Hearted," and "Opposites Attract." The album also earned Abdul a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Abdul's second album, "Spellbound," was released in 1991 and was also a commercial success, featuring hit singles such as "Rush Rush" and "The Promise of a New Day." Abdul's music was known for its upbeat, danceable sound and catchy melodies, and she quickly became a popular figure in the music industry.

Television Career

In addition to her music and dance careers, Abdul also became a popular television personality in the 2000s. She served as a judge on the reality competition shows "American Idol" and "The X Factor," where she became known for her positive and encouraging feedback to contestants.

Abdul also hosted and produced her own reality show, "Hey Paula," which aired on Bravo in 2007. The show followed Abdul's personal and professional life and gave viewers an inside look at the challenges she faced as a celebrity.

Impact and Legacy

Paula Abdul's impact on the entertainment industry is significant. She was one of the first female artists to successfully blend singing and dancing, and her music and choreography inspired a generation of pop stars and dancers. Abdul's unique style and stage presence made her a role model for many young women, and her success paved the way for other female artists in the industry.

Abdul's career has also had a lasting impact on television, as she helped popularize the reality competition show format. Her positive and supportive feedback to contestants on "American Idol" and "The X Factor" helped to humanize the often-critical judging process, and her