Not much is known about Pauly Fuemana AKA OMC, the Polynesian born, New Zealand-based musician/producer, other than his one moment of glory -- "How Bizarre." The song is the definition of one-hit (number one hit) wonder, going to radio in 1997 with a simple pop hook flowered with Polynesian rhythms and his mimic-able sing-speak cadence. The top-selling single in N.Z. history -- quite a feat given the wealth that country produces. Odd fact: "How Bizarre" is also rumored to be Mike Rep Hummel's favorite song. How Bizarre. Please take some time today to remember Fuemana once again -- and realize we wouldn't stop to consider Louis Bega upon his passing. OMC's Top 40 contribution is permanent. I listen to this weekly.

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