Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Stuck in the '80s
  • Steve Spears

The world’s wordiest band still stuck by its ‘Rules and Regulations’

It's a brand new year for Stuck in the '80s and columnist Kevin Wuench has returned to give us our first history lesson for 2018:

During these starts to new years, we often reflect on our carefree teenage years and realize how we've become responsible adults. We show up at our jobs and pay our taxes, but now that we are adults, perhaps there's a part of us that may want to rebel against "the man" and what better way to start up a little anarchy by bobbing along with We've Got A Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It and Rules and Regulations.

Back in 2013, we featured the wordy English girl band We've Got A Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It and their fun Love Is A Slug from 1986. Earlier in 1986, Fuzzbox hit the U.K. charts for the first time with Rules and Regulations.

The video for Rules and Regulations is advertised as a Fuzzbox home movie with the girls mugging for the camera sporting their post-punk hair and just having fun in general while singing that there must be more to life than rules and regulations.

Even though it's been almost five years since we last featured Fuzzbox, not much has changed as lead singer Vix (Vickie Perks) is still leading Fuzzbox although guitarist Jo Dunne passed away in 2012.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

Comments
‘The Color Purple’ musical coming to big screen

‘The Color Purple’ musical coming to big screen

Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones and Scott Sanders are working with Warner Bros. on a movie adaptation of the musical.
Published: 11/04/18
Up next for a remake: ‘Alien Nation’

Up next for a remake: ‘Alien Nation’

The director of the sci-fi reboot says he's almost finished with a script. Now the question is whether Disney will let the project go forward.
Published: 11/03/18
Bill and Ted 3 could start shooting soon

Bill and Ted 3 could start shooting soon

Alex Winter says the script is right and the financing is there.
Updated one month ago
Up next for Hollywood reboot: Flash Gordon

Up next for Hollywood reboot: Flash Gordon

"Gordon's alive?!?" The '80s can't completely claim the campy majesty that is Flash Gordon – it's based on the comic strip and the Buster Crabbe movies of the 1930s – but pardon us for gasping when we learned that it's the next movie that...
Updated one month ago
Syfy wants to reboot Critters, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Syfy wants to reboot Critters, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Reboot mania continues to grip Hollywood this frightening month as two more cult horror movie cult classics from the '80s have been tapped for comebacks. This time, it's the ever-so-unlikely Critters and Killer Klowns From Outer Space.Bloody-disgusti...
Updated one month ago
‘Night of the Comet’ remake in the works

‘Night of the Comet’ remake in the works

Who remembers 1984's Night of the Comet? The B-movie starred Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran and Kelli Maroney as survivors of a comet shower that turned most observers into zombies (or just plain dead). Well, Hollywood has never met a zombie ...
Updated one month ago
Robert Englund could reprise Freddy Krueger once more

Robert Englund could reprise Freddy Krueger once more

It's that creepy time of the year when everyone falls in loves with horror movies again – for at least a month – and Hollywood gets the hots for remaking the classics of our youth. This time it's the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.Movi...
Updated one month ago
New ’80s podcast: ‘Beetlejuice’ turns 30

New ’80s podcast: ‘Beetlejuice’ turns 30

Have you noticed all the online ads for "Beetlejuice … The Musical" lately? We sure did here at Stuck in the '80s, and so we looked back through our catalog of nearly 500 episodes to find the time we honored the horror-comedy masterpiece.Thing ...
Updated one month ago
‘Friday the 13th’ reboot coming from … LeBron James?

‘Friday the 13th’ reboot coming from … LeBron James?

What's the first thought that raced through your brain after hearing about the box office success of the Halloween sequel last weekend? That Hollywood would only be encouraged to go to the well more often, yes. I just didn't figure that somehow NBA g...
Updated one month ago