Ten Criteria for the Perfect 80's Music Video, Groups Beginning with F

Compiled mostly by Chris Pyhtila with the help of Andy Pachmayer, Chris Burger, and Aaron Fynewever

Further commentary added by ChuckyG and various web visitors...

This page currently edited by: Rio Rhodes. Past editor: Rock 'n' Roll Fan

The Original Criteria

  1. At least one babe
  2. Poofy hair
  3. Torn clothing
  4. Cheesy keyboards
  5. At least one change of clothing
  6. Stage effects (smoke, lasers, etc.) or visual effects (artist jumping through a TV, disappearing, etc.)
  7. Wild instrumental or record scratch solo
  8. A storyline
  9. A cool car (although any kind of transportation is acceptable, like a plane or a car or a motorcycle)
  10. Sunglasses

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Falco's, "Rock Me Amadeus"
  1. Babes? Quite a few in 18th century costume showing tons of cleavage.
  2. Poofy Hair? Falco wears a huge multicolored wig. Did Mozart really look this bad?
  3. Torn Clothing? None that I recall.
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? All over the song.
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? Falco starts the video in a tux and then ends up in a Mozart style costume
  6. Stage Effects? The first few seconds of the video shows a colored photonegative of a ferris wheel?????
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? Can we say: R-R-R-R-Rock M-M-M-Mee Amadeus..Amadeus
  8. Storyline? Falco starts out as a star in modern times and then flashes back to the 1700s to sing in a concert with screaming women all around him.
  9. Cool Automobile? A limousine.
  10. Sunglasses? Yes Falco is wearing them at the beginning of the video.
Submitted by: Jeff
Fleetwood Mac's, "Gypsy"
  1. Babes? One Babe - - Who needs more than Stevie!
  2. Poofy Hair? Poofy Hair- Absolutely - Chris & Stevie - even John
  3. Torn Clothing? torn - John & Stevie - maybe Lindsey
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? keybds: Of course - McVie
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? clothing:when don't they
  6. Stage Effects? They are in about the entire video
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? Lindsey certainly & again keyboards
  8. Storyline? Story : of course - Stevie as a Gypsy girl
  9. Cool Automobile? Well the wagon is cool as a gypsy cart
  10. Sunglasses? don't remember that well
Submitted by: Daniel D Watts
Fleetwood Mac's, "Little Lies"
  1. Babes? I think that Stevie Nicks can be counted as one...at that time.
  2. Poofy Hair? Stevie Nicks!
  3. Torn Clothing? Although everybody is supposed to be wearing nice and formal clothes, Fleetwood(the guitarist) is wearing a torn jean...that guy! Always a hippie even when 60 years old!
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? In the beginning you can hear them.
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? Stevie changes...I think she puts on a hat and then takes it off....Don't know!
  6. Stage Effects? They disappear and appear again and again!!! So boring!!!
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? The whole song is a solo itself!
  8. Storyline? Yeah....storyline...of course...well...nah! no storyline...
  9. Cool Automobile? Yeah you can see an old car in the barn. It looks like Rolls Royce to me. Maybe not.
  10. Sunglasses? Yeap! The guitarist wears sun glasses at some point in the video, although there is no need for that in that glooooomy weather.
Submitted by: Paul Evereign
Songs beginning with: [Index] [A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z] [misc]
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