The American Caliban (substitute) wrote,
The American Caliban
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I'M IN LOVE I'M IN LOVE I'M IN LOVE WITH A WORKING GIRL

Music video blows. Seen your video, we don't wanna know. But sometimes...

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The Members released this song in 1982 and it was a minor New Wave hit here. It's been a mixtape regular for me since. Never did see the video. Now I've seen it and I like the song even more.

Effortless raffish charm from the singer. You can immediately tell he's the kind of guy who makes everyone think "Oh, shit..." whenever he grins, and who shows up and spontaneously causes parties. Goofy overacting. New Wave Girls in 80s Power Suits. HUGE PHONES. The near total inability of anyone to keep a straight face. And in true punk fashion the whole thing dissolves into chaos and hilarity by the last third of the video: people stuffing food into their faces and pushing each other into pools and failing to keep a straight face for any reason whatsoever. I want to visit 1982 so I can party on the set of this video.

I dropped a flash video at http://www.masculinehygiene.com/d/m/workinggirl.html and you can probably find it on youtube also.
Tags: 80s, music, musicvideo, video
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