Queen's 1982 dance funk single "Body Language" represented a rare move away from their glam stadium anthems into a more spare, disco-driven beat inter-cut with a moaning Freddie Mercury. The accompanying video, full of exposed flesh and suggestive lyrics, was deemed inappropriate for US TV and was one of the first music videos barred from MTV.
When it came time to make Aimee Mann's new video
for the song Labrador, director Tom Scharpling
dragged a reluctant Aimee Mann into making a shot-for-shot remake
of the 1985 video for 'til tuesday's Voices Carry
. The results are even funnier if you watch the original video
, Chris Elliott
, Kathy Griffin
, Bobcat Goldthwait
and others spoof Madonna in Medusa: Dare To Be Truthful
: Part 1
Hey, what ever happened to Julie Brown?
( not that one
) She was a hit in Earth Girls Are Easy
with her number, Cause I'm a Blonde
. She had another hit with the Dr. Demento staple The Homecoming Queens' Got a Gun!
Then she faded into the cultural-artifact twilight ... [more inside]