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Jermaine Jackson - "(Closet Thing To) Perfect"

From the John Travolta/Jamie Lee Curtis flick "Perfect". Johnnie and Jamie are also in the video.

by Anonymousreply 1203/03/2013

I love this song, OP! Both the tune and the music video are wonderfully campy.

by Anonymousreply 102/17/2013

Typically garish, abrasive 80s dance music.

by Anonymousreply 202/17/2013

I liked the song he did with Whitney for this film "Shock Me". This movie is a guilty pleasure of mine.

by Anonymousreply 302/17/2013

Jermaine was totally fuckable in this. I wonder if JT likes chocolate?

by Anonymousreply 402/17/2013

Fuck that.

I did it far better.

by Anonymousreply 502/17/2013

It's close. Very, very close. But it's no Livin' In Desperate Times. God did all 80s songs have that annoying beat?

by Anonymousreply 602/17/2013

I'd never heard of this song, movie, or seen this video until now - pretty good 80's song! I wonder why it wasn't a hit.

I have a question though: Why was there such a fitness craze in the 80's all of the sudden? Olivia Newton-John had her song "Physical", Diana Ross had her song "Work That Body", Jermaine Jackson had this song, this movie had a fitness theme, and of course there was the infamous Jane Fonda workout crap. Why was everyone suddenly obsessed with working out?

by Anonymousreply 702/17/2013

I guess it was just the in-thing to do back then, R7. Not like now where everybody works out and gyms are a dime a dozen, it was more en vogue and new in the '80s.

The movie "Perfect" flopped, but it wasn't as bad as the media made it out to be. Jamie Lee was in great form, and John wasn't in "Stayin' Alive" shape anymore, but he wasn't nearly as heavy as he'd gotten later on. This scene is one of my faves...

by Anonymousreply 802/17/2013

OP, I'm pissed at you - I can't get this song out of my head now!

by Anonymousreply 903/03/2013

I came into the thread to post that video, Pia Z. You beat me to it.

by Anonymousreply 1003/03/2013

Video version of Jermaine and Pia

by Anonymousreply 1103/03/2013

LOL good, R9!

by Anonymousreply 1203/03/2013
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