Thursday, October 30, 2008

Fun With 80s Music Videos

Ha-ha, this is too funny! People with way too much time on their hands have gone back and retro'd popular music videos from the 80s. It's all over YouTube, but one of my personal favorites is the treatment that was done to the vid for "Take On Me" by the 80s band, a-ha. You've got to see this to fully appreciate the genius on display here!

This first video is the original version, with the original track.



The next is the same video, but using a different recorded track and lyrics. It's a "literal video," meaning someone made up words to go along with the exact images appearing in the video, to hilarious effect. It aired on Attack of the Show, so it's not like I discovered this or anything. :)



"This guy's gonna get an ass full of pipe wrench!"

LOL! I'm sorry, but that part just killed it for me. Who comes up with this stuff?

1 comment:

Ashe Hunt said...

Yo, yo, that was hilarious. It's funny how some of those literal lyrics actually 'fit' the song. I used to love this video, too. It was so imaginative. That was good.

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