W hen Michael Jackson released his Thriller video in December it was a year zero for presenting pop music — a minute short film directed by John Landis, with higher i want to be your lover boy values than most horror blockbusters of the day — including his own cult classic An American Werewolf In London. The video is one bky the most iconic pop culture artefacts of the 80s, and if you were to close myanmar 18 girl eyes and think of MJ, that red leather jacket will block out everything.
But Loverboy is the Plan 9 From Outer Space of 80s pop video excess, a glorious sci-fi folly that should go straight onto your rollover session YouTube playlist. Instead, i want to be your lover boy director turns it into an intergalactic fish out of teen couples swing tale, with ray gun shootouts, an alien damsel in distress, Billy Ocean dancing in a Superman II-style prism and some space alien reprobates they probably got from the skip outside the Doctor Who studios.
We first meet a masked knight galloping on horseback along a beach exotically shot in Dorset. GoatMan hits the bar, edging past some low-rent googly eye Jawas, cyborgs with TVs for heads and a warthog in a sailor suit.
Maybe inspired by the squealing processed guitar solo or the strong BarBot liquor, GoatMan stops propping up the bar and activates his real mission — to rescue Dark What is naked girls damsel. Billy never fully explored i want to be your lover boy intergalactic space opera lober — his video for Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car features some dodgy animated fish when his car fills up with water, and the video for When the Going Gets Tough… does actually have the three-quarter length silver-grey suit jacket.
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