These are the 80s opening titles for the music show that made 6pm on Saturdays essential viewing time for pop music fans in the 70s and 80s, where a weekly fix of chart action was topped off with the opportunity to guess the week’s number one. These titles replaced the late 70s set (scored by the Commodores ‘Machine Gun’). Synth pop was now the prevailing sound, the colours favoured 80s electric neon; and the graphics showed a debt to the arcade shooter computer games that arrived in Space Invader's wake. Featured artists came next and then the countdown ...
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Television, 1975 (Excerpts)
Titles for a mid-1970s music show
Television, 1984 (Excerpts)
Titles for another 80s music show
Music Video, 1981
The RTR titles feature in this music video
Music Video, 1985
Music video from this era of music and design
Music Video, 2010