This is the video for my favourite song of the season. It's The Pogues but Kirsty MacColl makes it work. For many, Christmas kind of sucks. This tune doesn't sugar coat that fact.
Yes, that is Matt Dillon as a cop in the opening scene.
Here are the other videos covered in this continuing series.
- Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
- John Lennon's "Imagine"
- Public Enemy's "Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos"
- Maestro Fresh Wes' "Let Your Backbone Slide"
- Dire Strait's "Money For Nothing"
- Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer"
- Mitsou's "Bye Bye Mon Cowboy"
- Gowan's "A Criminal Mind"
- Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
- Godley & Creme's "Cry"
- Cyndi Lauper's "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough"
- A-Ha's "Take On Me"