In this episode we look back on some of singer/songwriter Billy Joel's best-known videos. From 'Allentown,' the story of a town and military during the Vietnam War due to factory shut downs, to 'Uptown Girl,' a light hearted video set in New York in the 80s. Directors Jay Dubin, Russell Mulcahy and Andy Morahan take us behind the cameras to discuss some of Billy Joel's greatest hits and videos.
Video Killed The Radio Star
Go behind the scene of Elton John's greatest music videos, with original interviews with Elton and Russel Mulcahy. - This episode features pop sensation and gay icon Elton John. Known for his overtly flamboyant style, Elton John has been a significant force in the art of music videos since the early 1970s when he released the video for 'Your Song.' He says he 'loathes' his videos, but has appeared in most of them. New interviews with ...Read More
This episode examines the significance and impact of the videos of the genre-and-gender bending 'The Frankie Trilogy.' Comprised of the three hit songs 'Relax,' 'Two Tribes' and 'The Power of Love,' they pushed the envelope in terms of acceptable sexual content. Featured throughout are interviews with Holly Johnston of FGTH, Kevin Godley and Lol Crème.
This episode explores Joe's time spent with The Pogues while also taking a look at his brief foray into acting, with the movie Straight to Hell (1987). Unique archive footage of Joe Strummer and contributions from Pogues manager Frank Murray and Pogues legend Shane MacGowan are featured throughout.
Michael Jackson changed music videos forever. Get inside iconic video shoots like "Thriller", "Billie Jean", and "Smooth Criminal". See how MTV accepted Jackson as one of their first black artists and how Jackson came to work with Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. Commentary by Quincy Jones, Berry Gordy, and directors Steve Barron, Joe Pytka, Andy Morahan, Wayne Isham, Andy Morahan, and Tim Pope.
New exclusive interviews from Jim Kerr, lead singer and founder of Simple Minds, one of the best known 80s bands. In this episode Jim explains the ideas and processes behind many of the band's most prominent hit songs and videos, including; 'Don't You Forget About Me' from the hit movie 'The Breakfast Club'. Directors Andy Morahan and Steve Barron discuss their video work with Simple Minds.
One of the most influential rock bands of the past 30 years, The Cure have left their mark on music and music videos. Their later videos with director Tim Pope are some of the most iconic music videos ever made. The Cure's own Robert Smith and Director Tim Pope discuss the making of many of The Cure's most famous Videos including the hits 'Inbetween Days,' 'Pictures of You' and 'Close to Me.'
In this episode we take a look back at making some of Blur's best-known videos from 'Parklife' to 'Country House.' Featuring archive interviews with front man Damon Albarn, directors Damien Hirst and Pedro Romhanyi, we look back to a time when Brit Pop was its zenith. Formed in London in 1988, alternative rock band Blur were one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. Along with rock band Oasis; Blur played a significant role in po...Read More
An often funny inside look at the artistry of the Oasis video classics, with commentary by the Gallaghers and director Nigel Dick. Arguably the most popular British rock band of the past twenty years, Oasis experienced a period of unrivaled creativity particularly on their record breaking album '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' wherein they released a string of hit singles that were accompanied by a series of equally impressive musi...Read More