Song 48 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes, 1984

'When two tribes go to war, a point is all that you can score!' Hmm. Did Frankie and company make this video because they're passionate about peace, or did they just like the idea of two big guys in suits kicking the snot out of each other for four and a half minutes? Which they do, while a symbolically attired audience cheers, and later turns on each other. And at the end, once again, the whole world blows up, but to tell the truth I'm getting a bit blasé about it at this point. Am I proving my colleague's point again? (See Song 53) 'Two Tribes' was a controversial clip back in the day, and I'm fairly sure that CBC censored Chernenko biting Reagan's ear, and probably with good reason - it's icky. Hmm. What if it were Two Tribbles going to war? And there'd be these two fuzzy lumps just sort of sitting there. I'd be into that. More than this, anyway.


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