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From the site :
"Picture this: you're filled to the brim with hot cross buns, the weather is swell and you turn on Rage to see the likes of Devo and The B-52's.
No, you're not feeling the after effects of too much chocolate. That's right, Ragers, we're going back in time to bring you a full night of New Wave music videos this Easter long weekend. From Blondie and The Cars to Yazoo and Sardine V, it's gonna be all about synthesisers, big hair and weirdness as we revisit some of our favourite clips from the '1970s and '80s"
More info from the website blurb:
DEVO – (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
INXS - Just Keep Walking
SOFT CELL – Bedsitter
DEPECHE MODE - Get The Balance Right
THE B-52's – Legal Tender
are among the videos being shown.
All of these have been aired on rage in the digital era. That Devo video gets shown reasonably often.
I hope there are some rarities shown, but I'm not counting on it.
Full list is up ...
Saturday morning 31 March 2018 on ABC
DEVO (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Warner)
THE FLYING LIZARDS Money (That's What I Want) (BMG)
THE GO-GOS Our Lips Are Sealed (Sony)
JOSIE COTTON He Could Be The One (Elektra)
FLOWERS We Can Get Together (Festival)
PSEUDO ECHO Listening (EMI)
YAZOO Situation (Mushroom)
SOFT CELL Bedsitter (Polydor)
ALTERED IMAGES I Could Be Happy (Epic)
THE B-52S Legal Tender (Warner)
THE CARS Just What I Needed (Warner)
JO JO ZEP ft. JANE CLIFTON Taxi Mary (Mushroom)
EDITH BLISS Heart of Stone (Grundy)
SARDINE V Sudan (Festival)
ROMEO VOID Never Say Never (Sony)
BEARGARDEN The Finer Things (Virgin)
DEPECHE MODE Get The Balance Right (Mushroom)
INXS Just Keep Walking (Warner)
Saturday night 31 March 2018 on ABC
THE HUMAN LEAGUE Circus Of Death (Virgin)
EURYTHMICS Never Gonna Cry Again (SBME)
EURYTHMICS The Walk (RCA)
DEVO Whip It (Warner)
XTC Generals & Majors (Virgin)
THE WAITRESSES I Know What Boys Like (Independent)
OINGO BOINGO Weird Science (Universal)
SPLIT ENZ I See Red (Fest/Mush)
MARTHA & THE MUFFINS Echo Beach (Virgin)
SPARKS No. 1 Song In Heaven (Roadrunner)
DURAN DURAN Planet Earth (EMI)
DIVINYLS Good Die Young (Virgin)
ALTERED IMAGES Happy Birthday (Sony)
MACHINATIONS Pressure Sway (Festival)
MACHINATIONS My Heart's On Fire (White Label / Festival)
ABC Poison Arrow (Universal)
EUROGLIDERS Without You (Independent)
GRAHAM PARKER Local Girls (Vertigo)
GRAHAM PARKER Protection (Arista)
THE POLICE Can't Stand Losing You (Polydor)
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN Bring On The Dancing Horses (Warner)
PROPAGANDA Puppet Machinery (Virgin)
PROPAGANDA Dr Mabuse (Festival)
UK SQUEEZE Cool For Cats (Fest/Mush)
THE FLYING LIZARDS Dizzy Miss Lizzie (BMG)
THE TEARDROP EXPLODES When I Dream (Polygram)
THE VAPORS Turning Japanese (Sony)
BLONDIE Picture This (EMI)
MODERN ENGLISH I Melt With You (4AD)
CULTURE CLUB Time (Clock Of The Heart) (Virgin)
CULTURE CLUB I'll Tumble For Ya (Virgin)
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES Cities In Dust (Polydor)
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES Hong Kong Garden (Polydor)
HAYSI FANTAYZEE Sister Friction (BMG)
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Dias Cortas (Independent)
SPANDAU BALLET Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) (Festival)
SPANDAU BALLET The Freeze (Festival)
KIM WILDE Cambodia (Festival)
TELEX Twist a Saint Tropez (BMG)
VISAGE Fade To Grey (Polydor)
VISAGE Beat Boy (Polydor)
THE CURE A Forest (Warner)
THE CURE 10:15 Saturday Night (Warner)
PETER SCHILLING Major Tom (Elektra)
RITA MITSOUKO C'est Comme Ca (Virgin)
TUBEWAY ARMY Are 'Friends' Electric? (Independent)
NEW ORDER Temptation (Festival)
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK Messages (Virgin)
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK If You Leave (EMI)
TEARS FOR FEARS Mothers Talk (Polydor)
TEARS FOR FEARS Pale Shelter (Mercury)
JAPAN I Second That Emotion (Hansa)
JAPAN Visions Of China (Virgin )
TALKING HEADS Crosseyed And Painless (Warner)
THE PRETENDERS Talk Of The Town (Warner)
SIMPLE MINDS Promised You A Miracle (Virgin)
ICEHOUSE Love In Motion (Fest/Mush)
ICEHOUSE Hey Little Girl (Chrysalis)
LENE LOVICH Lucky Number (Festival)
LENE LOVICH New Toy (Repertoire)
THE KNACK My Sharona (BMG)
THE BUGGLES Elstree (Island Records)
JOE JACKSON Steppin' Out (Fest/Mush)
HAIRCUT 100 Love Plus One (BMG)
TRIO Da Da Da (EMI)
PLASTIC BERTRAND Ca Plane Pour Moi (Polydor)
MEN WITHOUT HATS The Safety Dance (Independent)
M Pop Muzik (Universal)
CYNDI LAUPER She Bop (Sony)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS I Ran (Festival)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS Nightmares (Jive/Zomba)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS Transfer Affection (Jive/Zomba)
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN Change In Mood (White Label)
TIL TUESDAY Voices Carry (Epic)
PSYCHEDELIC FURS Sister Europe (CBS)
PSYCHEDELIC FURS Love My Way (Sony)
RACHEL SWEET Voo Doo (CBS)
MI-SEX Computer Games (Sony)
ALPHAVILLE Big In Japan (Warner)
ALPHAVILLE Forever Young (Warner)
Utterly FABULOUS Playlist, yes ... A lot of the videos I have from rage and in general but to have them all in one package is very stunning!!!! Presented extremely well and I love the mix of UK, OZ and US !!!
Though as well as it is put together a few RARER pieces not shown on rage before would have been great as this would have been the opportunity as there is soooo much rage could have played. And rage have presented many times in the last few years some ULTRA RARE videos on their VAULT Specials from the likes of Arvo, Kissing The Pink, Koo De Tah e.t.c... which I guess got played because I suggested them but they did have them in their library and have played some great material on their own from A Flock Of Seagulls like Who's That Girl which is vastly underrated plus they have played things from Sandii & The Sunsetz, Toni Basil like Over My Head not long ago e.t.c... on these specials. So goodness knows what they have in their Vaults, siggggh ....
I would have loved some early obscure Ministry videos from 1983, in particular their amazing single and video for Revenge and Classix Nouveaux videos like Never Again and The End Or The Beginning ... Plus material from Modern Eon, Kissing The Pink, Comsat Angels, Shock, The Fixx, Mick Karn & Midge Ure, King, The Venetians, China Crisis, Fake, The Dugites, Hazell O'Connor, Real Life not shown before, Strawberry Switchblade, Q Feel and shall I go on and from Altered Images instead of I Could Be Happy and Happy Birthday the videos for See Those Eyes, Bring Me Closer and Don't Talk To Me About Love would have been brilliant ... Not to mention some Toyah videos! ... And some later Kajagoogoo videos would have been brilllliant plus Hang On Now when Limahl was in the band. And some Nina Hagen with the video for Zarah would have been cool... And some early Models clips like Atlantic Romantic and On would have been spectacular...
From the Visage selection I can see that rage only have Fade To Grey and Beat Boy as they are the 2 videos they always play .... Would love them to get a copy of D a m n e d Don't Cry, Mind Of A Toy and Love Glove ...
I am however interested to see if Eurythmics with The Walk is the actual music video, I am hoping so!!! VERY RARE!!!!! But I think it will be a live at Heaven clip ...
Excited about Depeche Mode with Get The Balance Right, Flying Lizards with Dizzy Miss Lizzie and A Flock of Seagulls with the utterly BRILLIANT Transfer Affection!!!!! rage could have gone Space Age Love Song again but Transfer Affection is so BRILLIANT to see in the list and Nightmares which was shown only once on a Special last year on a Monday night and Propaganda with P Machinery xxxxxxxxxx I also don't think I have seen Mothers Talk from Tears For Fears before on rage, I am hoping it is the original 1984 video rather than the 1985 video but either way it is something different, though rage never play Change which is equally just as STUNNING as Mad World, sigh <3 And I do love that Edith Bliss is in there again, brilliant :-)
They aired 'The Walk' before after the Dave Stewart guest programming in 2012, and it was just a live/performance video. I too was hoping it was the music video, but that's unlikely, given it was never broadcast.
'Nightmares' has aired thrice before - always as a Halloween clip. And always with a watermark, as it is enlarged to 16:9. D a m n. I wish they would have aired it on Saturday morning instead, so we could get a watermark-free copy from the ABC ME repeats.
rage have aired 'Mothers Talk' before, in May 2012. I've got a watermarked copy. It was the first video.
There is some good stuff on this playlist, but almost all of it has aired in the digital era already, which is disappointing.
Oh good, the original video for Mothers Talk! YAY!
I saw Nightmares from Flock Of Seagulls on one of their Vaults and it was in 16.9 and I had pixelation on it so deleted it. I know it will air in 16.9 again but ah well ....
When are the ABC ME repeats again for Saturday morning just in case Get The Balance Right is in 16.9