Tunesmate Podcast Episode 26 – Best Music Videos

What is your favorite music video? Join Ray and Marc as they discuss the characteristics that make up the best music videos of all-time since the launch of MTV. Discover if a video can transcend the music, and why some videos seem to fade away into the sunset.  Find where artists like Michael Jackson, Weird Al, Tom Petty, Tears for Fears, Beastie Boys, Genesis, Mike & The Mechanics,A-ha, Peter Gabriel, Dua Lipa, Dire Straits, The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Prince, George Michael, Depeche Mode, and the Buggles fall on the list.

Ray’s List

1. “Take on Me” by A-ha
2. “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears
3. “Nobody’s Perfect” by Mike and the Mechanics

The rest of Ray’s Top 10, in no particular order:

— “Freedom ’90” by George Michael
— “Thriller” by Michael Jackson
— “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon
— “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats
— “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake
— “Cry” by Godley & Creme
— “Don’t Come Round Here No More” by Tom Petty

Didn’t make the Top 10 but got serious consideration:

— “Invisible Touch” by Genesis
— “Wrapped Around Your Finger” by The Police
— “Crazy” by Icehouse
— “Scream” by Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson
— “Say Say Say” by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
— “Something About You” by Level 42
— “You Get What You Give” by The New Radicals
— “Heart of Mine” by Boz Scaggs
— “White and Nerdy” by “Weird Al” Yankovic
— “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World
— “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper


Marc’s List

1. “Thriller” by Michael Jackson
2. “Take on Me” by A-ha
3. “Don’t Come Round Here No More” – Tom Petty

The rest of Marc’s Top 10, in no particular order:
— ”Amish Paradise” by Weird Al
— ”Hot For Teacher” by Van Halen
— ”Twisted Sister” by We’re Not Gonna Take It
— ”Hey Ya” by Outkast
— ”You Can Call Me Al” by Paul Simon
— ”Sabotage” by Beastie Boys
— ”Free as a Bird” by The Beatles

Didn’t make the Top 10 but got serious consideration:

— “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears
— “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr
— “Land of Confusion” by Genesis
— “Eat It” by Weird Al
— “White & Nerdy” by Weird Al
— “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana
— “Weapon of Choice” by Fatboy Slim
— “Jamiroquai” by Virtual Insanity
— “Here it Goes Again” by OK Go
— “New Rules” by ” Dua Lipa
— “Father Figure” by George Michael
— “Wake Me Up Before You Go” by Wham
— “Hurt” by Johnny Cash
— “Video Killed The Radio Star” by Buggles
— “Everything Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by The Police
— “Addicted to Love” by Robert Palmer
— “I’m A Slave For You” by Britney Spears
— “Standing Outside the Fire” by Garth Brooks
— “Buddy Holly” by Weezer
— “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits
— “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel

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