The Cricketer: Radio killed the video star

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Almost forty years ago The Buggles topped the music charts with their smash hit, “Video Killed the Radio Star”. A nostalgic hark back to a lost era, the single epitomised a wider anxiety towards impending technological change. Just two years after the single was released MTV, the American music television channel, was launched and the song’s lyrical prophecy appeared to have come true – pictures had come and broken radio’s heart.

BBC Test Match Special: ICC Women’s World Cup – Australia v New Zealand, 2 July 2017

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BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra – Test Match Special/ABC Grandstand: ICC Women’s World Cup 2017
Australia v New Zealand
2 July 2017
Gloucestershire County Ground, Bristol