Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Video: Michael Jackson's "Thriller"

Michael Jackson was huge in the 80s when I was a kid, but since we didn't have cable I never saw the music videos that aired on MTV.  My husband did though, and he's recently shown me some of them.  I've seen clips of "Thriller".  Indeed, the zombie dance in the middle is so famous - and copied - that I imagine most people have at least seen a version of it.  But if you've never seen the full video, I highly recommend it.  It's basically a mini horror movie, using a lot of fantastic film techniques and make-up.  According to my husband it was the most expensive music video made up to that point (1983), and the video that convinced other pop singers to create videos for their songs too.

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