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

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

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]
Ultravox's, "Vienna"
  1. Babes? Aristocracy Babe
  2. Poofy Hair? All of them
  3. Torn Clothing? Not really but Midge looks like a "down and out while" outside
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? Transition to "cheesey string quartet" effect
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? Stage props are already on overkill so no need
  6. Stage Effects? Black and whites ,gargoyles to synth beats,gunshots, flights of stairs,fantastic
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? Aforementioned strings effect
  8. Storyline? Drama ,guns, stairs.
  9. Cool Automobile? 18 th century-no cars but lots of gargoyles
  10. Sunglasses? Party masks, frills and ...........gargoyles
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Ultravox's, "Love's great adventure"
  1. Babes? Midge Ure's girlfriend
  2. Poofy Hair? Warren Cann's hair
  3. Torn Clothing? Cann & Cross clothes
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? There is a lot of keyboard in this song
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? I think the lead singer changes his clothes at least once
  6. Stage Effects? Chris Cross jumping...in the sky!!!
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? all this song
  8. Storyline? yip, Midge is dreaming about a love's adventure in Kenya
  9. Cool Automobile? The car used from W. Cann
  10. Sunglasses? Warren is wearing sunglasses at the moment of the jump
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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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