The Eighties: Feb 22

If you’re an 80s music tragic, you’ll probably want to check out The Eighties tonight on SBS.

“Video Killed the Radio Star” looks at the MTV generation.

Michael Jackson released the greatest selling album of all time, Madonna created a persona just as important as her music and Public Enemy exhorted their fans to ‘Fight the Power’. And there was a new visual component to it all courtesy of MTV. The digital revolution hit the music world as CDs replaced LPs. Whitney Houston, Guns N’ Roses, U2, David Bowie and Run-DMC were some of the other major artists of the decade.

8:35pm Wednesday on SBS.

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