Thanks for Pure 80's, any more coming?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jesse Skeen, May 22, 2002.

  1. Jesse Skeen

    Jesse Skeen Producer

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    I'd love to see more music video compilations like this, as many of these videos were never put out commercially before and are sadly gone from TV (we used to have a nightly music video show sponsored by a local radio station from 1983-84.) The quality of this one was pretty good too, and I appreciated them being shown complete and not "segued" into each other and without onscreen song titles and other junk.
    Surprisingly I ended up enjoying the MTV 20 Collection too even though the choice of videos included on that was a bit disappointing; that set celebrates what MTV used to be and not what it is now.
    This of course would also be a good opportunity for someone to try doing some really good 5.1 mixes of these songs too.
     
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    Jesse, do you think you may be able to type up the track listing or link to one online? I can't seem to find one anywhere online. Thanks.
     
  3. Jesse Skeen

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    (track listing stolen from David Lambert[​IMG]
    The Buggles: Video Killed The Radio Star/ABC: The Look Of Love/Tears For Fears: Shout/Big Country: In A Big Country/Dexy's Midnight Runners: Come On Eileen/Dan Hartman: I Can Dream About You/Asia: Heat Of The Moment/Night Ranger: Sister Christian/Swing Out Sister: Breakout/Animotion: Obsession/Berlin: No More Words/Level 42: Something About You/Squeeze: Tempted/Tears For Fears: Everybody Wants To Rule The World
    2 from Tears For Fears videos is overkill, especially since I've already got the "Scenes From the Big Chair" laserdisc! My big gripe about this disc is it has both a PCM and a 2-channel Dolby soundtrack- guess they thought they'd sell more copies with that Dolby Digital logo on the cover even if it's not a 5.1 remix. Good disc overall though, just hope they do more of them!
    Oh yeah- "Heat of the Moment" has some video glitch at the top of the screen from the master tape, and "Tempted" looks pretty bad, but still looks like they made a decent effort to get the best possible masters for these.
     
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    Much obliged Jesse (and David). [​IMG]
    Looks like I may have to pick this one up. More money being spent - thanks. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. David Lambert

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    You're both welcome! [​IMG]
    I just this second posted my own evaluation of the disc, in my Weekly Roundup thread that the track listing came from. Here is that post.
    Basically, I'm impressed and I want more of these! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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