The Video Singles

The Video Singles

Infobox music DVD
Name = "The Video Singles"
Artist = Bananarama

Released = 1987
Genre = VHS
Length = 16 mins approx

"The Video Singles" is a compilation of videos by Bananarama, released by Channel 5, in 1987, which features the music videos which had been made to accompany the four singles taken from the "True Confessions" album. The "Venus" video is the 7" version, the extended version featuring instead on "The Greatest Hits Collection". "A Trick of the Night" is the U.S. version: this song has two different videos, namely the UK black and white version, and the U.S. colour version; the UK b/w version was actually directed by amateurs winning a BBC programme, "In at the Deep End", a kind of reality show ante litteram, the aim of which was in fact shooting a video for the song, the latter also opening and closing the show. The other two videos included in the collection, i.e. the ones made for the "Do Not Disturb" and "More Than Physical" singles, are quite rare, since the two songs were both commercial flops in the UK. However, both were relevant for Bananarama's musical evolution, the former representing their shift from the girls' early tomboy image to the following fashion revolution, the latter, besides starting that revolution itself, also accompanied Stock, Aitken & Waterman's second tune ever co-written and produced by them for the girls (the first being "Venus", and the third the single remix of "A Trick of the Night", also featured here). The video for "Do Not Disturb", the one track entirely produced by Jolley & Swain, was directed by Simon Milne, whereas the videos for the three songs produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman (though "A Trick of the Night" was also produced by Jolley & Swain in its original album version) were all directed by Peter Care.

Track listing

#"Do Not Disturb" — (24 August, 1985; director: Simon Milne)
#"Venus" — (31 May 1986; director: Peter Care)
#"More Than Physical" — (16 August 1986; director: Peter Care)
#"A Trick of the Night" — (14 February 1987; director: Peter Care)

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Visionary - The Video Singles — Visionary: The Video Singles Album par Michael Jackson Sortie  Europe 20 février 2007 Enregistrement 1978 1997 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Visionary - the video singles — Visionary: The Video Singles Album par Michael Jackson Sortie  Europe 20 février 2007 Enregistrement 1978 1997 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Visionary - The Video Singles — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Visionary The Video Singles Box set de Michael Jackson Publicación …   Wikipedia Español

  • The V-Singles — Este artículo o sección se refiere o está relacionado con un evento futuro. La información de este artículo puede cambiar frecuentemente. Por favor, no agregues datos especulativos y recuerda colocar referencias a fuentes fiables para dar más… …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Video Collection (Cher video) — The Video Collection Video by Cher Released 8 March 1993 Recorded 1967 1992 …   Wikipedia

  • Video Singles — is a VHS compilation released by Wet Wet Wet in 1987. It features the videos to five songs from the band s debut album, Popped In Souled Out , all of which, with the exception of I Remember , were released as singles.Running order# Wishing I Was… …   Wikipedia

  • The Definitive Singles Collection 1984–2004 — Infobox Album Name = The Definitive Singles Collection 1984 2004 Type = Greatest Hits Artist = a ha Released = April 11, 2005 Recorded = 1985 2002 Genre = New Wave Pop rock Synthpop Length = 70:00 Language = English Label = Warner Producer = Bill …   Wikipedia

  • Discography: The Complete Singles Collection — Greatest hits album by Pet Shop Boys Released November 4, 1991 …   Wikipedia

  • Diva: The Video Collection — Produced by Frank Peterson Starring Sarah Brightman …   Wikipedia

  • Dannii Minogue: The Video Collection — Video by Dannii Minogue Released 5 November 2007 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.