Saturday, June 16, 2007

Video Vault

U2, Even Better Than The Real Thing.

A technical marvel, and a dizzying introduction to the controlled madness that would be Zoo TV. At the height of the sampling craze, from the global village, in the age of communication, while everyone was sampling everyone else on their records CDs, these guys (and Godley & Creme) brought sampling to music video. OK, it's not exactly on the level of saving Africa, but it certainly pointed the way through the 1990s and beyond: Watch More TV YouTube:

Stop The Occupation.