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Video Killed The Radio Star

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  1. Aug 01,  · The form had already taken hold in Britain, so much of MTV's initial inventory consisted of new wave bands from across the Atlantic — the Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star was the first video.
  2. The day that video killed the radio star. On August 1, , MTV was born, starting its very first ever broadcast with the appropriate hit "Video Killed the Radio Star.".
  3. "Video Killed the Radio Star", the album's lead single, was released first in September to considerable commercial success, topping the chart in 16 countries. Its music video, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was the first aired on MTV in the US on 1 August Film composer Hans Zimmer makes a brief appearance in the video.
  4. "Video Killed the Radio Star" is a song written by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley in It was first recorded by Bruce Woolley and The Camera Club (with Thomas Dolby on keyboards) for their album English Garden, and later by British group The Buggles, consisting of Horn and Downes. The track was recorded and mixed in , released as their debut single on 7 September by.
  5. Video Killed The Radio Star by The Presidents of the United States of America () Rock / Pop. Video Killed the Radio Star by Handsome Hank and His Lonesome Boys () Country / Folk. Video Killed the Radio Star by VV Brown () Electronic / Dance. see all. Credits Beta.
  6. Jun 22,  · [Chorus] D A Video killed the radio star Video killed the radio star D A G Pictures came and broke your heart A Bm (Oh-A-oh-oh-oh) [Verse 3] And now we meet in an abandoned studio We hear the playback and it seems so long ago And you remember the jingles used to go.
  7. Directed by Russell Mulcahy. With The Buggles, Debi Doss, Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn. The video for the Buggles' classic one-shot, about how the rise of television (and, by extension, music videos) hurt the careers of those performers whose looks would not translate well to the new medium/10(3).
  8. Aug 01,  · “Video Killed the Radio Star” is a commentary on revolutionary technological changes which were transpiring within a year period of the song’s release. The specific way The Buggles go about chronicling these changes is by focusing specifically on the public’s preference changing from radio consumption to video.

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