Saturday, 19 October 2013

Weapon in her Palm


This TOTP performance is usually seen as either a totally naff 'literalist' interpretation, or an amusing joke at the expense of the 'Last Gang in Town'.

However, the aesthetic elements of a whole wing of contemporary pop culture is here. Smut, cages, violence, money - this is the world of Larry Clark, Terry Richardson, Vice and so on. It could be easily up-datable as a Rhianna video.