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The greatest video

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer

Sledgehammer definitely represents one of the highest peaks of the 80s. At the end of April, 1986, this song was really making history. Not only because it was a great song, but also because its author had been a genius also in creating the video.

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A black day

Sting – We work the black seam

30 years ago, for our generation, was one of those days you can never forget. On April 26, 1986, Italy was celebrating a long holiday weekend, in a warm sunny spring. During the morning some weird speakers appeared on tv, the ones that nobody has ever seen,

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The key is being on time

Belouis Some – Some people

“Some people”, Belouis Some’s second hit, became famous about one year after the incredible success of “Imagination“. It aired on radios in Spring 1986, and the videoclip became quite popular too. If I’m not wrong, the Swiss factory Swatch adopted the song,

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A repeating video

Simple Minds – All the things she said

“All the things she said” might probably seem some sort of self-repeating video, today. I mean from a graphic perspective, but this was science fiction in the 80s! Simple Minds really looked like being always far beyond. But how many of them are in this video?

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A piano in the dark

You surely remember Bruce Hornsby’s great song. He played and wrote songs for everybody, but reached own fame with this one great song. But I always wondered… why didn’t they turn on the lights? It must be quite difficult, to play instruments in the dark!!

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