Critical YouTubes: John Façade “Fantôche”

This French new wave track from 1981 is decent enough, I suppose (they’re no Stinky Toys), but the video’s fantastic for its colourful backdrop, which consists entirely of images from one of my all-time favourite music books (memorably described in a 2004 article by Nick Coleman as “the pornography of rock” as well as its “stained glass window”).

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