are the music videos the main reason 80s music is now so looked down upon?

7 Answers

  • Nope

    It has to do with the fact that so much of 80s popular music was dominated by the ageing baby boomer generation, which didn't want to listen to much of anything which was new, but instead had a preference for softer mellower versions of what they'd already heard. So you got sensitive-poet Don Henley singing melodic tunes about how much he liked cocaine and Genesis.

  • WazUp
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    All music videos of each decade have cheesy really stupid one's

  • no...............

  • 4 months ago

    Wha...??? The onset decade of Hardcore and Ska Punk Industrial/EBM and Death Metal is to be revered.

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 4 months ago

    I didn't realize that 80s music was looked down on. The mainstream music was lousy for the most part but lot of good music came out even after 1984 - The Smithereens, Propaganda, Midnight Oil, The Smiths, Peter Murphy, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, Terence Trent D'arby, and others released some very well done recordings.

  • 4 months ago

    80's music isn't looked down upon, it is cherished by anyone with a brain.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    No. There’s actually a lot of crap music from that decade. Most of the 80’s music that was actually good was made before 1983 or 1984. From then on it was horrible “hair bands,” overproduced pop, Rap, cheesy dance music, and stupid songs like “don’t worry, be happy!”

    As far as music videos, it was a revolutionary time. As far as actual music, a lot of crap!

    Source(s): I lived it.
Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.