[kj] (ot) Billy Idol.... hahahahahahahahahaha
vassifer at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 27 10:55:06 EST 2005
Yeah, it's bad. Is it me, or is Billy appropriating the old Screamers
logo in the video
(see that logo here: http://www.synthpunk.org/screamers/)
I think he is.
Alex in NYC
On Sunday, March 27, 2005, at 08:57 AM, bluce ree wrote:
> .... chortle!
> I saw his new video last night.... oh my god.... I dont think I'll
> ever recover. It is without a doubt the funniest, most awful thing
> I've ever seen.
> The video is the usual 80s on-stage heavy rock thing, but with a
> terrible, terrible Billy singing to a woman in the crowd thing going
> on (like that Springsteen video with Courtney Cox in it).
> Now, I barely remember much of his earlier works but I'm pretty sure
> he used to try and sound american like most UK rock acts did. Well
> now he's putting on the mockney, coupled with the fact that he really
> cannot sing. He struggles throughout the song which features some of
> the worst lyrics imaginable.
> You are the lock
> I am the key
> Climb up my lemon tree
> I mean for fuck's sake... how bad is that? Oh... not bad enough?
> Okay... try....
> Pretty baby in the back of my car
> Look now, you’ve gone too far
> Have a slice of my lemon pie
> One more will get you high
> the video ends with two more laughably awful things. Firstly the
> camera pans out to reveal about thousands of people in the audience
> when clearly there were about 50 max and then right at the end the
> woman in the crowd passes out and when she recovers Billy is there and
> he says....
> 'are you alright, love'...
> it sort of all sounded like The Cult at their very worst, but even
> more shit!
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