Monday, June 17, 2013

MTV Money For Nothing

Those of us,that are old enough, remember this was the one that started the music video world that we live
"Money For Nothing".... is a song recorded by British group Dire Straits, which first appeared on their 1985 album.... "Brothers in Arms." It went on to become an international hit, when released as a single.

 It peaked at number one for three weeks in the United States, becoming their most successful single. However in the band's native UK, the song peaked at number 4.

The recording was notable for its controversial lyrics, groundbreaking music video and a cameo appearance by Sting singing the song's falsetto introduction and backing chorus.... "I want my MTV". The video was also the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network started....
 on August 1, 1987.