Even current bands can get in on the '80s racket: Alien Ant Farm made its reputation (and a platinum record) largely on the strength of remaking the 1988 Michael Jackson hit "Smooth Criminal," their video for which gleefully parodies every moon-walking, crotch-grabbing
, embarrassing '80s excess.
In other words, what's the alternative between a repressed, dour, fingerpointing Catholicism and a flaming, salacious, crotch-grabbing
IT was a strange night of leather, crotch-grabbing
and downpours for Cheryl Cole in Denmark.
But showmanship and crotch-grabbing
aside, what stands JLS apart is that they are clearly loving every minute of their shows.
He was perhaps the most exciting performer of his generation, known for his feverish, crotch-grabbing
dance moves, his high-pitched voice punctuated with squeals and titters.
His largely pre-pubescent female audience scream, swoon and sweat tears of joy at every crotch-grabbing
gesture - but surely there's more to a Shaggy concert than this.
Despite the faux-moonwalking and crotch-grabbing
, Brown made the song his own - and sealed a top night that showed just why the man is an icon of modern music.
in ``The Crucible's'' Puritan Salem.
On Saturday', the ex-footballer copied Jackson's trademark crotch-grabbing
as he danced a paso doble with partner Ola Jordan.
Yet it turned out this was just a warm-up for the second half, where we had the break dancing, moon-walking and crotch-grabbing
that we had all come to see.
It must be said that the quality of the singing was great from start to finish, the leads were well chosen in that respect, and Michael Anthony Duke's moonwalking and crotch-grabbing
was a sight to see.
What we probably won't see, unless there's an 11th-hour change of plans, is a return of Jamie Lee Curtis and Jon Lovitz, whose breast- and crotch-grabbing
bit of last year offended many critics and a large segment of the public.
But no amount of protestations to the contrary will stop this feeling far from a carefree celebration of moonwalks and crotch-grabbing