Song 52 Genesis

Nuclear Devastation Week Continues!

Trying to win an argument (see yesterday)...using the power of song!

Genesis - Land of Confusion, 1986

'Too many men, too many people, making too many problems...' To be fair, the nuclear fireworks don't begin until the last few seconds of the video, but it still seems a bit eerie to me - watching Spitting Image's version of President Reagan, who is dressed as a cowboy and galloping off to war (or somewhere) on what appears to be the Beast of the Apocalypse. (Did Ronald Reagan really exist? Looking back, all I remember is this puppet.) Treat this clip like the time capsule it is and have fun playing 'spot the grotesquely caricatured 80s celebrity' if you've got a few minutes of finite lifetime to spare. (Check out the list here) And look! At the end, once again, the entire world blows up. Must be a trend.  

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