80s Picturehouse Episode 84: Looking Back At Music Videos Part 2.
In the 2nd part of our 'Looking Back At Music Videos', we are delighted to be joined by visual conceptualist Keith Williams.
Keith created the 1st music video image ever shown on MTV for The Buggles 'Video Killed The Radio Star'.
He has worked with musical artists that include; Elton John, Spandau Ballet, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Tina Turner, Madonna, Lionel Richie, Alice Cooper, and also Hollywood directors that include Russell Mulcahy and Tobe Hooper.
You will hear these stories and so much more:
- Pitching concepts to Michael Jackson for 'Billie Jean' and 'Beat It'.
- Creating the music video 'Peace In Our Life' for the movie 'Rambo: First Blood Part 2'...and then directing Frank Stallone in it.
- Find out Elton John's pet name for Keith...and for John Lennon.
- Working on the concept for the 'Ghostbusters' video.
- Chatting horror movies with Alice Cooper.
- The reason that Bonnie Tyler's 'Holding Out For A Hero' is shot at the Grand Canyon.
There is so much more win this episode, that it just HAS to be heard!