Dirty Talk (Klein + M.B.O. song)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Slant Magazine placed "Dirty Talk" at number 37 on its 100 Greatest Dance Songs, commenting "that the lack of effective sex banter doesn't at all hinder 1982's 'Dirty Talk' is a testament to the wonderfully nonsensical charms of Italo disco. [...] The percolating rhythms, though, were nothing to laugh at—that tubular bassline sounds suspiciously like a 303, and even if it wasn't, 'Dirty Talk' provided more than a few footsteps to house."
Pitchfork Media included the song on The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present.
The song's arrangement was later used in the 1983 song "Blue Monday" by New Order. In 2005, "Dirty Talk" was included on the compilation album Back to Mine: Pet Shop Boys by the Pet Shop Boys. In 2007, "Dirty Talk" was included on the compilation album Back to Mine: Röyksopp by Röyksopp, which charted at number 24 on the Norwegian Albums Chart. Timbaland used an uncredited sample of the song "Dirty Talk" on the song "Bounce" from his album Shock Value.