Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer (1984, Original Video)
Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer (1984, Original Video)
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Official Music Video For Don Henley, "The Boys Of Summer".
The lead single from Henley's Building The Perfect Beast LP.
Released Oct. 24, 1984 & reached No.1 on Billboard Top Rock Tracks Chart.
Reached No.5 On US Billboard Hot 100.

The music video to "The Boys of Summer" is a French New Wave-influenced piece directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Shot in black-and-white, it shows the main character of the song at three different stages of life (as a young boy, a young adult and middle-aged), in each case reminiscing about the past relationship. This is shown during the line "A little voice inside my head said don't look back, you can never look back" at which point, each of the three people look back in turn. The young boy in the video, played by seven-year-old Josh Paul, resembles a young Don Henley. The girl in the music video is played by Audie England.
Interspersed with these scenes are segments of Henley miming the words of the song while driving in a convertible. At its conclusion, the video uses the post-modern concept of exposing its own workings, as with a wry expression Henley drives the car away from a rear projection screen.

The video won "Video of the Year" at the 1985 MTV Video Music Awards (leading Henley to comment at the Awards the following year that he had won for "riding around in the back of a pickup"). It also won that year's awards for Best Direction, Best Art Direction, and Best Cinematography. The Best Direction award was presented to Mondino by Henley's then-former Eagles bandmate Glenn Frey.
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Views: 86,117
Uploaded: 5 years ago
Duration: 04:41
Videos: 408
Subscribers: 291
Description
Official Music Video For Don Henley, "The Boys Of Summer".
The lead single from Henley's Building The Perfect Beast LP.
Released Oct. 24, 1984 & reached No.1 on Billboard Top Rock Tracks Chart.
Reached No.5 On US Billboard Hot 100.

The music video to "The Boys of Summer" is a French New Wave-influenced piece directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Shot in black-and-white, it shows the main character of the song at three different stages of life (as a young boy, a young adult and middle-aged), in each case reminiscing about the past relationship. This is shown during the line "A little voice inside my head said don't look back, you can never look back" at which point, each of the three people look back in turn. The young boy in the video, played by seven-year-old Josh Paul, resembles a young Don Henley. The girl in the music video is played by Audie England.
Interspersed with these scenes are segments of Henley miming the words of the song while driving in a convertible. At its conclusion, the video uses the post-modern concept of exposing its own workings, as with a wry expression Henley drives the car away from a rear projection screen.

The video won "Video of the Year" at the 1985 MTV Video Music Awards (leading Henley to comment at the Awards the following year that he had won for "riding around in the back of a pickup"). It also won that year's awards for Best Direction, Best Art Direction, and Best Cinematography. The Best Direction award was presented to Mondino by Henley's then-former Eagles bandmate Glenn Frey.
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