This is a post from my old blog. Wanted to share it since Tom Petty passed away today. I’ve been fan since the Heartbreakers! This video was a big costuming inspiration for me.
There a new book out called I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution that tells the story of the first decade of MTV. Like any kid in the 80’s I watched my fair share of music videos and their impression has lasted way longer than MTV’s programming format. In case you didn’t notice, it’s hard to catch on actual video on MTV anymore!
Several of my costumes have been inspired by those early golden years of music videos so I was particularly excited to get this e-mail recently:
Just saw the costumes you created for Comic Con based on the video I conceived and directed for Tom Petty- they were fantastic!
After e-mailing with Jeff a bit, I learned a few interesting tidbits about the video for Don’t Come Around Here No More and the sensation it caused when it…
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