Saturday, May 22, 2010

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

My video picks aren't usually this timely but here you go—it's "Illegal Alien" by Genesis. I'm not sure the song is really considered a classic; it peaked just shy of the Top 40, but I do remember the vid being on pretty heavy rotation on MTV.

I'm assuming that Phil Collins was going for a Mexican vibe here, but maybe someone should have told him that he actually looked like a slightly disheveled Hitler before filming.


gennifer6 said...

LOL, your timing makes it all the more funny. :)

words...words...words... said...

Genesis was the first band I identified as my "favorite band". I think their self-titled album, which this song comes from, was their last really good album. Ah, memories.

carissajaded said...

Ahh Genesis.. They always had the best videos. Not gonna lie . I watched the entire 2 disk collection the other day.It was quite enjoyable!

Malcolm said...

This is still one of my favorite Genesis tunes. Phil's toupee'/hat is one of the best video props of all time!


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