The Story Behind General Public’s Other, Much Darker Video For "Tenderness"

For anyone who came of age in the 80’s, General Public’s video for “Tenderness” was nearly ubiquitous. It featured smiling, happy children, interspersed with moody shots of Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger singing and dancing in front of swirling lights.  When paired with the songs upbeat sound, the video highlighted the brighter side of the lyrics more melancholy undertones. Otherwise, the video didn’t stand out significantly from the many other pop and new wave videos of the era

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