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Favourite Video of the 80's

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Favourite Video of the 80's

Postby ballyhoo » Sat Aug 23, 2003 10:22 am

I was just curious about everyone favourite videos from the 80's. One of mine is from Godley & Creme, Cry. Music videos were in their infancy and I feel the 80's was such a pioneering era in this field. In my opinion the creativity far surpasses anything that is produced today. What are your thoughts?
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Postby tglopez » Sat Aug 23, 2003 3:43 pm

I liked all the Duran Duran videos through their first two releases. I thought they were played way too much but the quality was far ahead of others from that time. I also liked most the Human League videos as well as Billy Idol's early ones. These we
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Postby ballyhoo » Mon Aug 25, 2003 10:14 am

There certainly were some awful videos back then but, budgets were pretty slim for videos as they were not recognized as an integral part of an album like they are today. I think because of the limited budgets that there were some extremely creative video
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Postby Frau_Blucher » Mon Aug 25, 2003 2:39 pm

Frankie with Two Tribes...Gorby and Reagan goin' at it...can you get more 80s than that?!

Another favorite that's not a video at all - anybody else crazy about Billy Elliot's Town Called Mallice dance sequence? Wow! That and it's Swan Lake ferry crossi
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Postby leadfoot » Wed Aug 27, 2003 9:29 am

a few great videos from that era of crazy vids...

1. Duran Duran's early vids, off their first 3 albums. Very creative, funky, weird, but watch-able. (ballyhoo: Godley & Creme did DD's controversial "Girls on Film")

2. Art of Noise "Close to the E
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Postby David » Thu Oct 23, 2003 12:50 am

Two Tribes by FGTH definately....failing that, Devo's "Wip it" or Men Without Hats' "Safety dance"... I just love the way that dwarf skips through the fields.

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Postby Dave » Wed Oct 29, 2003 9:53 pm

Props on "Cry", "Close to the Edit" and "Our House"... classic videos!

A few of my favorites:

Billy Idol - "Dancing with Myself" Over the top, but still

Clash - "London Calling"

Pet Shop Boys - "West End Girls"

Tom Petty - "Don't Come Aroun
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