More You Tube spam. LJ-ers will be delighted that I’ve put it all behind a cut.
One conversation led to another, which led to Terry Hall. One of my earliest crushes, from the first 2-tone to seeing him at a Guilty Pleasures gig a couple of years ago. Cue the 80′s flashback…
Can you get any more John Hughes-ian mid-80s than this video of The Colourfield?
With the awesome awesomeness of Bananarama pre-SAW makeover. The Pipettes wish they were Bananarama. And, co-incidentally, one of my first ever records (along with Golden Brown by the Stranglers – and people wonder why I like baroque pop…).
A freakishly empty London in the Ghost Town video, from the era when the Professionals would just get up first thing on a Sunday rather than bothering to close a road:
There, wasn’t that both cool and faintly disturbing?