For Your Eyes Only – BEASTIE BOYS In Tokio In 1998

4 November 2022

Band: BEASTIE BOYS (1978–2012)

Released: 1998
Score: #1 on UK dance charts
and #6 in the USA

About the clip: Late Bestie Boy Adam Yauch (1964-2012) directed it under
the pseudonym Nathanial Hörnblowér. The storyline revolves around a giant
robot causing destruction by fighting a giant octopus-headed creature in a city
while popping, a parody of, or tribute to, Japanese Kaiju films. Various scenes
are filmed in Tokyo, Japan. Throughout the video, the band wear bright uniforms
of Japanese street construction workers.

Go go go!

BEASTIE BOYS: Bio – Discography

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Going back in sonic history…

1998 – Twenty Years Ago
10 Big Singles to Remember…

1/ ‘Celebrity Skin’ by HOLE
Courtney Love‘s best shot…
Album: ‘Celebrity Skin’

2/ ‘Pure Morning’ by PLACEBO
“A friend in need’s a friend indeed / A friend with weed is better…”
Album: ‘Without You I’m Nothing’

3/ ‘A Film For The Future’ by IDLEWILD
Steamy Scottish eruption…
Album: ‘Hope Is Important’

4/ ‘I Think I’m Paranoid’ by GARBAGE
Who is this band?…
Album: Version 2.0

5/ ‘If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next’
Anthemic splendour…
Album: ‘This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours’

6/ ‘Goddess On A Hiway’ by MERCURY REV
Epic magnificence…
Album: ‘Deserter’s Songs’

7/ ‘Teardrop’ by MASSIVE ATTACK
Elizabeth Fraser in another galaxy…
Album: ‘Mezzanine’

8/ ‘Battle Flag’ by LO-FIDELITY ALLSTARS
Big beats and a smoking swagger…
Album: ‘How To Operate With A Blown Mind’

9/ ‘Intergalactic’ by BEASTIE BOYS
Robotic hip hop craziness…
Album: ‘Hello Nasty’

10/ ‘The Rockafeller Skank’ by FATBOY SLIM
Dance floor classic…
Album: ‘You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby’