- BIG hair
- BIG outfits
- Androgynous lead singer
- The "goofy" band member, in this case the drummer with his oh-so-silly running shorts and bandanna
- High school A/V Club quality video effects
- Empowering lyrics and chord progressions
- 50+ piece drum kit
- Extremely confusing "story" to the video
- Gratuitous live concert footage
- Aerial band shots on the roof, taken from a helicopter
- EPIC guitar solo, with accompanying "lead guitar face"
- Band members holding gold albums for the press
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
YouTube Tuesday: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN.....
Besides Journey's "Separate Ways" is there a song, video and band that you'd put in the music time capsule as the entry for 80's hair band more fitting than The Final Countdown by Europe? I didn't think so. Here's what The Final Countdown has got in this awesomely, awesome video: