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‘Thriller’ Still Tops Australian Chart

An article called ‘Redcliffe’s Tea and Sympathy’ in an Australian publication, ‘Perth Now,’ compares Michael’s ‘Thriller’ with Korean Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ and of course, ‘Thriller’ is the outright winner. It’s like comparing apples and oranges.

Psy and his ‘Gangnam Style’ moves won’t last as long as Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’

“Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ is best by a long margin. In 2 years time we’ll be saying “Psy? Who was he again? You know…the Korean guy who did the funny little hoppy dance thing? Yeah. Forgot about him,” writes Redcliffe’s Tea and Symphony.

Peter Gabriel’s groundbreaking animated video for ‘Sledgehammer’ is also polling strongly among fans.

Lady Gaga fans have argued that ‘Bad Romance,’ which once held the title of the most viewed clip on YouTube, should have made the cut over ‘Telephone.’

Video enthusiasts have also said Redgum’s ‘I Was Only 19’ is a worthy candidate for the Australian category of the Top 100.

“That video still puts a tingle down my spine,” Norm of Southern Boy writes.

The most rated videos per genre were:

Games changers – Thriller, Michael Jackson

Deal breakers – Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

Pop – Take On Me, A-Ha

Rock – Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

Featuring – Weapons of Choice, Fatboy Slim

Controversy – If I Could Turn Back Time, Cher

Urban – U Can’t Touch This, MC Hammer

Performance – Bittersweet Symphony, The verve

Novelty – I Want to Break Free, Queen

Choreography – Thriller, Michael Jackson

Australian – Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye featuring Kimbra

MTV Generation – Video Killed the Radio Star, The Buggles

The most hated videos per genre were:

Games changers – Sledgehammer, Peter Gabriel

Deal breakers – Telephone, Lady Gaga

Pop – Sledgehammer, Peter Gabriel

Rock – One, Metallica

Featuring – Freedom, George Michael

Controversy – Telephone, Lady Gaga

Urban – Who Am I (What’s My Name), Snoop Dogg

Performance – Nothing Compares 2 U, Sinead O’Connor

Novelty – Gangnam Style, Psy

Choreography – Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It), Beyonce

Australian – Sombody That I Used To KNow, Gotye featuring Kimbra

MTV Generation – I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston

Source: Perth Now & MJWN

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