SONG OF THE WEEK: "Theme from 2010" by Andy Summers (1984)

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I only saw this video one time, back in 1984, before the movie came out, I think it was on Cinemax or maybe the old Showtime Video Jukebox. A lot of nice glamor shots from the movie, but the tune is the worst kind of bastardization that occurs when you try to take German Romance music and shoehorn it in to a band format.

So basically what we've got here is a bad cover of a good tune by an also-ran musician who was already past his prime, which is inspired by, but cut from, the sountrack of a crappy movie based on a mediocre novel by a sick, twisted pedophile who's writing really wasn't worth a damn in the first place.