Speaking of hair way up high, Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate sports a magnificent mullet in the video for "Gonna Get Close to You," a cover song from 1986's Rage for Order. (Thanks to reader Defformero for the tip.) Rage for Order is the one Queensrÿche album I don't know well, mainly because photos of the band at the time scared the crap out of me. (See, for example, this one.) If I had seen this video when it came out, I would have been even more scared. This is easily one of the creepiest music videos ever made.

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Many houses in the '80s seemed to be dimly lit, incredibly drafty, and prone to having metal bands suddenly appear in their living rooms. Queensrÿche for a house party? Let's not dwell on that thought. Instead, let's dwell on the video for the original song by Canadian pop singer Dalbello, who evidently was a big deal back in the day. This video is even more terrifying than Queensrÿche's. It's hard to believe this was a single. Did people really call radio stations to request this ode of stalker obsession (see lyrics here)?

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