Saturday, 17 December 2011

Bad 80's Music Videos

The 1980's was one of the best decades for music.

However, the same cannot be said for music videos - there were so many crappy ones.

I asked my Facebook friends for their best of the worst, 80's clips.

What are some of the worst you can remember?

Toto Coelo - I Eat Cannibals

I still love this song, but the dance moves are so bad. It reminds me of the dances we used to make up at school in Year 3.

Charlene - I've Never Been To Me

Ugh. Awful song. Awful music video. May cause you to vomit.

Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart

"Turn around bright eyes" - cue the laser beam eyes or whatever they are.

This music video just drags onnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn. 'Well be holding on forever' waiting for the video to finish.

Black Lace - Agadoo

The music video sees band members dressed as fruit, wearing sunglasses.

Also features the blonde streaked singers wearing black leather pants, Hawaiian shirts (unbuttoned) with skinny white belts.

Olivia Newton-John - Physical

It isn't Olivia that makes this music video crappy. Yes, she is wearing some daggy 80's exercise gear, but it's the not so attractive men posing like they are male supermodels that really makes this cringeworthy.

Starship - We Built This City

Boring. Lots of images of faces that could cure your insomnia.

Pat Travers - I La La La Love You

Thanks Yvette for recommending this terrible music video to the list. I have no words, just watch it for yourself. It's actually quite funny.

Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Robin Williams acting like an idiot. Not funny. Not clever.
It doesn't help that the song is beyond annoying.

Have you got any to add to the list?


  1. Love your description of I Eat Cannibals, soooo true!!! Still laughing after watching these, but also a bit embarrassed because I used to dance around to most of them (NOT Boniie Tyler or Charlene, UGH) :-)

  2. You could do some amazing interpretive dancing to those songs ;)

  3. look up Blotto's I wanna be a lifeguard
    ~Sissy Pestidie (

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