Dance, dance, dance the night away

Morning Tash Appreciators,

I was able to see Argo earlier this week and see for myself what all the fuss was about. 

I’m not convinced that it deserved the Oscar for film of the year but if there was an Oscar for best Tash of the year (and if there isn’t, there should be!) then Argo wins hands down. Look at these belters:

The part I most enjoyed about Argo was the use of “Dance The Night Away” by Van Halen. Some of you will be aware of my penchant for cutting transcendental moves on the dance floor so not only does the message of the song appeal but it’s also very catchy.
Catchy, it’s not the most complimentary word to use when describing a song. However, for most of these monster 80s rock ballads, that’s about the measure of them: good fun but not the critics’ choice. 

Interestingly, Argo is set right on the cusp of the 80s: when mainstream rock music started to move away from the classic” bands towards more pop based fare. And as pop-rock rose, the mighty Tash started to decline. Within a year or two, bands that had members who looked like this:

Started having to compete with bands whose members looked more like this:

Both are good but torn tiger-print leggings aren’t my thing… yet.

Have a great weekend folks.

Keep going!

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