Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Wave Wednesday: "The Wild Boys", by Duran Duran

The Wild Boys (song)Image via WikipediaBack in 1984 we were all obsessed with the threat of nuclear annihilation, as Ronald Reagan and Soviet president Mikael Gorbachev engaged in the diplomatic equivalent of penis measuring.

The Cold War heated up in 80's pop culture as movies and music videos portrayed scenes of a post-apocalyptic world with films like "Mad Max" and this New Wave classic, "The Wild Boys", from Duran Duran, which reached #2 on the U.S. charts.

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