Dancing Zombies and a Sweaty Idol

Inspired by what he saw in the dance clubs of Tokyo (young men and women dancing alone and watching their reflections in the club's mirrored walls), Billy Idol penned Dancing with Myself, a kicky little pop song that got a lot of play on progressive radio stations back in the early 80's.

The video for the song is a whole other story. Directed by Tobe Hooper, Dancing with Myself features a post-apocalyptic party complete with new-wave zombies, husband's dancing with sledge hammers behind their wives, and, if you look close enough, you might even spot a left over prop from Hooper's opus, The Funhouse.

Oh, and yeah, Idol looked pretty hot back then.

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