“Sugar Walls” is a song by Scottish singer Sheena Easton. It was released in December 1984 with “Straight Talking” on the B-side as the second single from her fifth studio album “A Private Heaven.” The music was credited to Alexander Nevermind, a pseudonym used by Prince.”Sugar Walls” was a commercial success. It reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and helped to propel “A Private Heaven” to become one of Sheena Easton’s most successful albums.
“Sugar Walls” is an upbeat and sexually suggestive pop and R&B track, with catchy melodies and a danceable groove. The song’s lyrics use metaphors to convey a seductive and intimate message, referencing “sugar walls” as a euphemism for female genitalia. The song’s controversial content led to it being banned on some radio stations and criticized by certain conservative groups.
Sheena Easton, who had a successful career as a pop singer in the 1980s, is known for her versatile vocal range and ability to perform various musical styles. She had several hit songs throughout her career, including “Morning Train (Nine to Five),” “Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair),” and “For Your Eyes Only.” While “Sugar Walls” generated controversy upon its release, it remains a nostalgic and memorable track from the 1980s, representing the pop and R&B sound of that era. Despite its risqué lyrics, the song’s catchy melody and Sheena Easton’s strong vocals have made it a notable and enduring piece of her discography.