Go straight to the video! Director Eran Creevy - production by Sleeper USA and between the eyes in London - has done the impossible, he's made me nostalgic for the late eighties and made the "running man" dance look cool. Yes, in the video a lad down in Cardiff pub busts all the moves that became MC Hammer's trademark, and he doesn't look like a complete dork doing it. He does the running man/Vanilla ice and the the Hammer Dance with a pub full of people joining him. Check out the Utah Saints "Something Good ‘08" (Ministry of Sound) (2008) music video 2:45 (UK) in the commercial archive. The eighties were never that cool, kids.
In the late eighties, I despised MC Hammer and that dance, but then again I looked like this in 1989.
Amy Winehouse eat your beehive out, mine was all my own hair. Useless trivia: my friends amused themselves for hours bouncing lighters and coins off my hair and when I removed my helmet the beehive would "pop" back up into shape. This beehive feature made for a particularly good arrival at a club once as I pulled up on a shiny red scooter removing my helmet, and the line of people waiting to get in broke out in spontaneous applause. No seriously, the slow clap was a very 80s thing. You've seen the movies.