Episode 8 Air Date 04/01/22: “1987”: A celebration of the biggest-selling singles of 1987. Included in-depth segments about George Michael as three different music videos are featured in this documentary. Two different segments on the band T’Pau and Fleetwood Mac with other segments on Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, George Michael, The Communards, Rick Astley, Terence Trent D’Arby, Hue & Cry, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Queen, The Blow Monkeys, Boy George, Alison Moyet, The Smiths and The Pogues.
Exclusive interviews with: Arlene Phillips choreographer for music videos “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston and Queen’s “The Great Pretender” (both music videos are featured in this documentary), Samantha Fox Singer & Model, Sonia Singer, Tito Jackson of The Jackson 5, Ben Ofoedu of Phats & Small, Toyah Willcox Singer, Robert Elms writer of The Face and NME Magazines circa 1981 to 1990, Nathan Moore of Brother Beyond, Tessa Niles Singer, Paul Gambaccini Radio 1 DJ, 1980s, Andy Morahan Music Video Director for “Faith” & “I Knew You Were Waiting For Me” by George Michael with Aretha Franklin along with the music video for I Want Your Sex”, John Robb Journalist, Vaughan Arnell Music Video Director of “Where The Streets Have No Name” by U2, “Heart and Soul” from T’Pau, “Wishing Well” by Terence Trent D’Arby and “Down To Earth” by Curiosity Killed the Cat (all four music videos are profiled in this documentary), Peter Cox and Richard Drummie of GO WEST, Rev. Richard Coles of The Communards, Pete Waterman of producing team Stock Aitken and Waterman, Carol Decker Frontwoman of T’Pau, Kathy Sledge singer of Sister Sledge, Denise Pearson Frontwoman of Five Star, Tessa Niles Singer, Greg & Pat Kane of Hue & Cry, Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot Frontman for Curiosity Killed the Cat, Andy McCluskey of Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark OMD, Steve Barron Music Video Director for A-Ha’s “Cry Wolf”, Mike Stock of producing team Stock Aitken and Waterman, Robert Howard Frontman for The Blow Monkeys, Shaun Ryder of The Happy Mondays, Peter Hook Bassist for New Order, Ali Campbell Frontman of UB40 and Tom Bailey Frontman for the Thompson Twins.
Running Time is 1 Hour 33 Minutes 57 Seconds