Friday, March 02, 2007

Friday Video #21: Randy Andy

I used to watch a lot of Night Flight on the USA Network back in the 80s. It was quite a good alternative to MTV, playing music videos that the other channel ignored. One video I strongly remember from that program was "The People (Livin' In The USA)" by the Los Angeles act Randy Andy, which came out about 1983. This video memoriably uses the special effect of pixilation, which is stopping and starting the camera to give the finished picture a speeded-up effect. Obviously someone in Madonna's camp must have remembered this video, since Madonna's 1998 video for "Ray Of Light" would be done in a similar fashion and would wind up winning five MTV Music Video Awards that year.

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Blogger The Divine Ms. Jimmi said...

God, I remember that!!

10:33 PM  

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