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Video Killed The Radio Star

Features of This Track

pop rock qualities
electronica influences
mild rhythmic syncopation
heavy use of vocal harmonies
repetitive melodic phrasing
paired vocal harmony
extensive vamping
acoustic rhythm piano
major key tonality
unusual vocal sounds

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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metallicagur l 1 8
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This was the first mtv music video
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jaw.dl.sd
Wow thanks for bringing the song up! This is 80s and TV stuff this is good!
0;o))))
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This is on Just Dance and Oml... XD
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This was. The first pop song i ever heard
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I was singing this song all day at school #iminmiddles c h o o l lolz
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Correct, Robyn. August 1, 1981--aka 8/1/81.
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What the hell . everything has killed the video star .
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First video ever on MTV
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Wait in your car?!?
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Memories of the Poor Man and Richard Blade - dorks but loved the 80s music and KROQ radio
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jasono062
Steven Universe brought me here.
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Internet killed the video star...
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THE VERY FIRST VIDEO ON M.T.V.
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Don't worry, DVDs avenged their death XD
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VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR! I <3 THIS SONG!
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Wish the 80s were still here. Music was actually music back then. 80s rocked
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Oh wah oh oh wah oh
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I first heard and saw this video on Mtv when Mtv was cool .NOW ! They sick big ones !
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Great song miss the 80s
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@cheese noodles I too keep my VCR tapes and my children watch me play my mother's 8 track cassette while they play the song on the Internet. Well at least we have our memories.
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Pandora and the Internet are killing Radio.
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First heard this in a skateboard video
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stupefy20115
Best cheesy video to show the kids. "Look how we used to jam."
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This brings me back to the days I would be gunning pedestrians down on gta vice city.
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jl4x-pandwor k
the 80s had sooo many great songs.. well, technically this was done in 1979 but it's playing on pandora 80s
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This played on my Supertramp radio
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Bratz sound byte
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Nicki Minaj almost ruined this song for me
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reality killed the video star
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I am a Buggles fan, yes the first song was the MTV premier, got me to look for other tunes. Clean Clean
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chloe8719991 2
Best song EVA!
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Love this song
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Great song !!!!!
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Got 1st layed to this song
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Really jozie the best.
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Lol my dad told me about this song on MTV back when MTV was just music TV. Back when it was still good. (Im 14)
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ticketgeorge
2 bands released this song at the same time
Who else owns the other bands vinyl
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Still radio stars
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this song is in Just Dance 3!
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gusdlgarza
This song first came out in the year 1979
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The music video for this song was the first to be played on MTV, back when they played music vids
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xanth.sadie
This song kicks a**!
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AWESOME!!!!!
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...like this track...
Martin
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can you believe, pong brothers and sisters how far we come....we'r e ol'school Ware it proudly ; )
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This song is awesome!!! I love it, I was totally addicted to it when i was younger and then i forgot about up till recently.
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I always changed it to this song in Grand Theft Auto when I could
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I love this song
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Oh this song makes a lot sense, first it was videos and MTV, now MTV does not even play them anymore, now the digital files have killed the video star, and the cycle continues, keeping my cassetts, my kids play them as I played my fathers 45 and 78s, keeping the Betamax too
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