söndag, januari 14, 2007

The 80s brought to you by Hybris

As a follow up to the previous post about how you download and also as a response to complaints from within the Hybris organisation of the "Steel guitar and stuff" Lemonheads used in "Big gay heart" we present to you: The 1980s as seen by the way of Hybris! This is the first in an endless serious of Youtube-themes we will give you.

The 80s. So lush, bombastic and vulgar. So much about dressing up. Fantastic!

Roxy Music - Avalon

Blue nile - Headlights on the parade

Black - Wonderful life

Chris Isaak - Wicked game

Martika - Toy soldiers

Bonnie Tyler - Total eclipse of the heart

Belinda Carlisle - Heaven is a place on earth

Sandra - Maria Magdalena (Keytarr!)

The Bangles - Eternal flame

Cindy Lauper - True Colors

Terence Trent Darby - Sign your name

Sade - Smooth operator

Bryan Ferry - Slave to love

Alphaville - Forever young

Falco - Rock me amadeus

Adam Ant - Goody two shoes

Adam ant deserves another
Adam Ant - Stand and deliver

David Bowie - Blue Jean

Eurythmics - There must be an angel

Soft cell - Tainted love

The Cure - Pictures of you

Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax

Wham - Club Tropicana

Duran Duran - Rio

David Bowie - Let's Dance

Miami vice - Theme

Talk Talk - It's my life

Elton John - I'm still standing

Bananarama - Cruel summer

Milli Vanilli - Girl you know it's true

A-ha - Take on me

OMD - If you leave

Starship - Nothings gonna stop us now

The Communards - Don't leave me this way

Blondie - Atomic

Modern Talking - Cheri cheri lady

Sweden was pretty much a developing country in the 80s when it came to class and sophistication but we had some nice artist then too, kind of lo-fi but still, this guy has some larger-than-life moves!
So what - I should be so lucky

Rick Astley - Never gonna give you up

Narada Michael Walden - Gimme Gimme Gimme

Laura Branigan - Self control

Chaka Khan - I feel for you

Whitney Houston - I wanna dance with somebody

Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - I've had the time of my life

Irene Cara - What a feeling

Berlin - Take my breath away

Jevetta Steele - Calling you

Robert Palmer took the Kraftwerk robot 70s style, applied it to girls and gave it an 80s touch. What can you say? Magic.
Robert Palmer - Addicted to love

More robot girls
Robert Palmer - Simply irresistable

ZZ Top - Rough boy

Skid Row - 18 and life

Greg Kihn - Jeopardy

Ok. Hope that was enough 80s bonanza for you. Next time we will try and assemble some 80s videos that for the untrained eye may look exactly like some of those collected above. Like this one for example:

Aztec Camera - Oblivous