Forget those obvious 80s music videos. Here are a few that flew under the radar and deserve another look.
From the moment that creature burst out of a crewman’s chest, we knew that “Alien” was gonna be a completely different kind of sci-fi movie. 40 years later, it still has the power to scare us.
Long John Baldry left a mark with “It Aint Easy” — which got some help from Elton John, Rod Stewart, and Ronnie Wood. And it didn’t hurt that he (reportedly) recorded some of it lying on his back.
The Thompson Twins were one of the biggest bands of the 80s. They went through some changes, but have now returned, with sounds old — and new.