Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

This week's forgotten video literally came to me in a dream over the weekend. I dreamed that Roger Daltrey died and I wrote a tribute post to him here on my blog, complete with an mp3 file of his 1985 solo tune, "After the Fire." Upon waking, since it was one of those really normal dreams that seems like it could have actually happened, I thought for a minute that it was true, until I realized otherwise. Still, I thought it was really odd that a song I hadn't thought about in years would find its way into my dreams like that. Hey, Roger! Get outta my dreams, get into my blog!

I don't want the dream to turn into some kind of self-fulfilling prophecy, so I'm posting the video instead of the mp3. (If Roger drops dead tomorrow, I can't take responsibility.) After watching it again, I was reminded of how much I really liked this song. It really sounds like a lost Who tune - which is no surprise, since Pete Townshend wrote it. I'm not sure how I feel about the video. It's like a beefcake photo shoot come to life.

8 comments:

Lee Ann said...

I would like seeing him in my dreams, not for him to die in it though!
Have a safe and merry Christmas!
~xo
Lee Ann

Barbara Bruederlin said...

I'm going to be keeping an eye on the obits, just in case.

Edge said...

Am I mistaken or was this from the Lost Boys Soundtrack?

~Jef

anandamide said...

after watching this, i just felt like i wanted to see more of his chest....

Bond said...

not a good dream dear...

David Amulet said...

Not a great song, but one of my hidden '80s favorites. I also liked his title track song on the same album (Under a Raging Moon)--a tribute to the deceased Who drummer!

-- david

pistols at dawn said...

I dreamed that he asked me what I thought about "Tommy," and I just sat there uncomfortably. Same thing, really.

cube said...

As long as you don't have dreams of polygonal death I don't care.

 

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