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The Buggles: Video Killed The Radio Star Meaning

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Video Killed The Radio Star Lyrics

I heard you on the wireless back in Fifty Two
Lying awake intently tuning in on you.
If I was young it didn't stop you coming through.
Oh-a oh

They took the credit for your second symphony.
Rewritten by machine on new technology,
and now...

  1. anonymous
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    Aug 10th 2016 report

    Music was a little damaged after videos came about because now everyone has a face/identity.

  2. anonymous
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    Feb 9th 2014 report

    Moving on with the times.

  3. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2011 report

    The song is about how MTV destroyed musicians ideas and song influences. Many bands were forced to dress a certain way and have a certain look or sound or they would no longer get TV airplay.

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