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

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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Y Kant Tori Read's, "The Big Picture"
  1. Babes? Tori Amos and the background dancers (note: Y Kant Tori Read were Tori's band back in 1988 when she was new to the music business)
  2. Poofy Hair? Yeah, it was '88, and Tori had terribly poofy hair =)
  3. Torn Clothing? She wears torn jeans
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? Oh yeah, the whole song has some cheesy keyboards!
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? In the first scene Tori wears a green sexy top, in another one she has a white dress
  6. Stage Effects? One word: smoke
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? The piano solo =)
  8. Storyline? Tori had parked her car on some wrong place. When she came back, she recognized someone had broken the window of her car and the person had stolen stuff as well. A policeman came along and gave her a parking ticket, but she didn't accept it because she wanted to him to catch the thief. (D'awwwww, poor Tori!)
  9. Cool Automobile? The car with the broken window XD
  10. Sunglasses? The policeman wears some
Submitted by: Jane
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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