Jun 20, 2018

80’s Styles Series

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A2Z.Guitars welcomes guitar styles series to showcase the talents that brought guitar playing to another level with its own distinct sounds and riffs.

We will start with live performances that brings out the elements of styles and the gear and technology of the time.

Inxs, Devil Inside live in Wembley Stadium (1991) exemplifies the sounds of the era. We also get to witness, a rare glimpse of Michael Hutchence doing a solo towards the end.

Tidbit from wikipedia:

“Devil Inside” is a song by Australian band INXS. The song was written by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence and is one of INXS’s best known songs.

It was released as a single in February 1988. The song was most successful in the US, going to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks, held out of the top spot by a combination of “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” by Billy Ocean and “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” by Whitney Houston. “Devil Inside” then went on to peak at #47 in the United Kingdom, #20 in France, #25 in Ireland and #6 in Australia.

Guitarist and saxophone player Kirk Pengilly stated in an interview that he did not like the music video for “Devil Inside,” because he thought that it was “too American.”[citation needed]

The video was filmed in Balboa, California and directed by Joel Schumacher.

The song was featured in the film Rock Star and TV show Hindsight.

On 19 March 2014, HBO released the final trailer for the fourth season of Game of Thrones, featuring London Grammar’s version of “Devil Inside”.

Can you name the guitar model played by Michael Hutchence towards the end of this clip?

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