Night Flight - "Take Off" to Male Mystique

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It’s a music video investigation of the "Male Mystique" in rock tonight, circa 1984. You can probably guess the cast: Prince, Bowie, Springsteen and for added drama, a million dollar (pound) dystopian music video for Duran Duran's “The Wild Boys,” a song inspired by the 1971 surrealist sex novel The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead by William S. Burroughs. Of course, we couldn’t start this survey without a brief history lesson in Rock's Male Mystique from a key pioneer, The King himself.