Ten 80s Pop Videos Yooouuutuuubed

I’m so glad I found Yooouuutuuube. I’ve been wanting a thing that does what it does for ages.

What does it do? Well it creates an amazing animated grid out of the key frames from YouTube videos. It’s pretty 80s, but it’s cool – and you can get a really interesting flavour of the content just by looking at it. So I thought I’d capture a bunch of 80s pop videos to see what would happen.

I think they look lovely.

Cry by Godley and Cream

Godley and Cream - Cry

Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Money for Nothing by Dire Straits

Dire Straits - Money for Nothing

Take On Me – A-Ha

A-Ha - Take On Me

Rio by Duran Duran

Duran Duran - Rio

Do You Really Wand to Hurt Me – Culture Club

Culture Club - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer

MC Hammer - can't touch this

Prince Charming – Adam and the Ants

Adam and the Ants - Prince Charming

And of course…

Rick Astley - Never Gonna GIve You Up

And they’re in a Flickr Set here.

5 thoughts on “Ten 80s Pop Videos Yooouuutuuubed”

  1. I had a Dire Straits moment last week when a ‘muzak’ cover version of the original sounded better than the original. I thought that’s middle age there that is :)

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