Midnight Movie: Depeche Mode Meet Griffith Park

Not all that long ago, it seemed that music videos for songs from films always featured footage of those films. This Tamra Davis-directed Depeche Mode video for "But Not Tonight" was one such piece. The footage of Los Angeles, and shiny actors playing in it, was from 1986's "Modern Girls". While this pop effort is less edgier than the band's seminal fare from the same year, it seems to me that this fluffiness wasn't a weak spot, but showed that Depeche Mode could create many types of winners.