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

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]
ZZ Top's, "Legs"
  1. Babes? The star and her friends, whicj transform her from nerd to babe!
  2. Poofy Hair? The girls (and the guys' beards!!!!)
  3. Torn Clothing? I guess there's some
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? Al over the song, the backbone is a cheesy synth!
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? The girls change clothes LOTS of times!
  6. Stage Effects? Car disappearing in the end!
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? Mmm, does that cheesy kb count?
  8. Storyline? A nerdy girls gets bothered by everyone until some hot chicks somet o the rescue and turm her into a hottie too!
  9. Cool Automobile? Yep, THE COOLEST CAR OF THE 80s!!!!!
  10. Sunglasses? The band and some other guys!
Submitted by: Jorge
Zodiac Mind Warp's, "Prime Mover"
  1. Babes? Oh yeah!! Nuns turned into hot hotties!!
  2. Poofy Hair? Of course, it was the eighties
  3. Torn Clothing? Every one in some shape or form.. or was it just manky??
  4. Cheesy Keyboards? Nope, sorry.. they were Eavy Metol
  5. At Least One Change of Clothing? The girls changed from nuns to mmm (drool).. yeah there was clothes changes
  6. Stage Effects? Explosions etc etc
  7. Wild Instrumental solo? Of course, all eavy metol bands had a solo!
  8. Storyline? Yeah, nuns need to be changed in to hot babes.. simple but effective
  9. Cool Automobile? Cant remember, a space ship springs to mind.. tis been a while since seen
  10. Sunglasses? Again, of course, eavy metol regulations!
Submitted by: Jason
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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