Alan Parsons Projects hits 'Prime Time' in '84
The Alan Parsons Project had great success in the early ‘80s with singles like Games People Play, Time and Eye in the Sky all without the aid of a music video.
With their 1984 release Ammonia Avenue, the studio group led by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson finally joined the video age. Their first single, Don’t Answer Me, was animated like a classic graphic novel while Prime Time featured the mannequin-coming-to-life plot line that dates back to 1959 in an episode of The Twilight Zone. Prime Time reached No. 34 on the charts and was the last of eight Top 40 Hits for the Alan Parson Project. In 2009, Woolfson passed away from cancer.
- Kevin Wuench, guest blogger