“I Touch Myself is so appropriate now, more than ever. You know, it really should be the breast cancer song.”
‘I Touch Myself’ was the Divinyls’ biggest hit and touched millions of fans around the globe. Released in December 1990, the single was No. 1 on the charts at home and reached the Top 5 in the US.
It is a song that celebrates female sexuality like no other. Like Chrissy, it is bold, brave, and brassy. It rocked our world. And when Chrissy developed breast cancer, it was a song she wanted to become an anthem for spreading awareness about the importance of touching ourselves for early detection of the disease.
As a tribute, Chrissy’s family and friends, her husband Charley Drayton, fellow songwriters, Cancer Council NSW and supporters from around the globe have come together to make sure Chrissy’s legacy lives on to remind women to be in touch with their bodies, and if something’s not right, see their doctor.
You can keep Chrissy’s dream alive by spreading her message. Share the anthem using #itouchmyselfproject on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Google+ and show how you’ve been touched by leaving a message of support, singing your version of ‘I Touch Myself’ or by posting an I Touch Myselfie.