Friday, October 26, 2007

Friday Night Videos

Back in college, The Escape Club had one of the coolest videos playing on heavy rotation on MTV. It was a lot of fun, and I never really got tired of it or the song itself. Now the band is active on YouTube, making its old videos officially available to fans (such as me) for embedding on websites and blogs (such as this). If you ask me, this is an excellent and savvy use of the medium to re-connect with the old fanbase and generate new interest in their work. Contrast that with Greg Kihn, who refuses to allow his classic stuff to be presented on YouTube. That's absolutely Kihn's right as an artist, but sadly that's also why visitors here to Gibberish won't see the ultra-cool "The Breakup Song" or "Jeopardy" featured on Friday Night Videos.

Previously on Friday Night Videos... The B-52s.

Now Playing: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Music for Glass Harmonica

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