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Subject: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: woops on 06/05/05 at 10:03 pm

The "King of Pop" or Duran Duran...

Personally, I enjoy Duran Duran videos more.  8)



Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: RockandRollFan on 06/05/05 at 10:07 pm

I will always choose exotic places over a silcone faced weirdo who grabs his crotch. Duran Duran have also had decent stuff for years whereas Flit boy hasn't had anything NEAR thriller in 20 plus years :P

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: woops on 06/05/05 at 10:18 pm

IMO, he had good videos during the late '80's/early '90's like "Smooth Criminal", "The Way You Make Me Feel", and "Black or White" (have to appreciate the special effects)  :)


I like any music video from the '80's that's good, fun, innovating, or just entertaining.

Unlike today's garbage...  :P

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Zebra on 06/06/05 at 2:35 pm

IMO the Videos of MJ were better...

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Tanya1976 on 06/06/05 at 11:57 pm

I would say Michael because when each video was unveiled, it was an event.

Tanya

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Jennifer028 on 06/09/05 at 10:53 pm

Michael Jackson  :)

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: popmusik on 06/10/05 at 12:40 am

Michael Jackson had more money to make great, expensive videos like Thriller.  What beats Thriller??

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Starr on 06/11/05 at 11:48 pm

Duran Duran

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: pell on 06/12/05 at 4:06 am

It's hard to say, since I can't remember a single Duran Duran video now. That makes me think MJ's videos must have at least been more memorable, to me anyway.

As for the music, I loved Michael Jackson when I was preteen and wore out my 'Thriller' album, but now I definitely prefer Duran Duran.

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/12/05 at 8:01 am

Michael Jackson

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 06/12/05 at 4:21 pm

DURAN DURAN

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: RockandRollFan on 06/13/05 at 1:33 pm


What beats Thriller??
I don't have the time but I could type what's better ALL day :D

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: woops on 06/13/05 at 5:24 pm


I don't have the time but I could type what's better ALL day :D



There's been nothing that came close to "Thriller" in the '80's...  8)

The special effects, the make-up, and the choreography...


Though my personal #1 is "Take On Me" from a-ha  8)

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Blondie on 06/13/05 at 9:37 pm

Without a doubt,Duran Duran!!!  :-*

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: mjcan on 10/21/05 at 2:11 pm

Of course Michael Jackson :)

Thriller
Bad
Beat it
Smooth Criminal
Billie Jean
and more......

He is King Of Pop...King Of Music Videos...

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: Marty McFly on 10/21/05 at 10:31 pm

Based on just the videos themselves - Michael Jackson.

Duran Duran had some good new wave songs, but I only know their videos for "Rio" (sailing on a midsized boat with some girls) and "Hungry Like the Wolf" (chase through the forest).

Forget what MJ has turned into today (and frankly, since around the middle of the 90's), just think of how much an impact Thriller had on the industry back in '83. The title track's video still draws me in and manages to kinda creep me out - after repeated viewings. It was its own movie.

His later ones had much the same appeal. I remember in 1991 as a kid, when the "Black Or White" video premiered (in its long version). Some suburban kid wants to rock out, his dad yells at him to get to bed, so he literally blasts him out of the house on his living room chair.

Okay, it completely rips off Twisted Sister's premise for "We're Not Gonna Take it" but who cares. ;)

The end was really good cinematography too - the "molding" and "changing" of the different faces against the background. Then of course, the finale, where Michael goes berserk (God knows why) screaming, smashing car windows.

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: whistledog on 10/21/05 at 10:33 pm

Duran Duran easily.  Loved the video for 'The Chauffer'  :o

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 10/22/05 at 12:39 am

Duran Duran

But I think I'm a little biased a lot...
:-\\

My favorite DD video was for Save A Prayer, which also happens to be my favorite DD song.

http://poptrash.interfree.it/Save%20a%20prayer%20high.jpg

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: agoraphobicwhacko on 10/22/05 at 4:09 am

wacko jacko

Subject: Re: Who Had Better Music Videos: Duran Duran or Michael Jackson...

Written By: TC1970 on 10/22/05 at 6:00 am

I liked DD better but MJ's videos were much better.

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