Every Billboard Modern Rock Chart #1 through 2005, listed in order of preference.
January 28 - February 10, 1988
In hindsight, for this excessively literate child of the late 80s, nerdy, kid-friendly videos led to new wave/college rock, which led to reading glowing reviews of new wave/college rock, which led to classier reasons to like new wave/college rock, which led to buying the alt-canon whole hog, which led to forgetting that at one point I thought the multi-culti dancers getting down to the wah-wah solo were
R.E.M. - a gawkier Hooray For Everything. It wasn't the spirit of The Velvet Underground that first brought me to the scene, it was a variety of Batdances.If wishes were trees, the trees would be falling
Listen to reason
Reason is calling
Your feet are going to be on the ground
Your head is there to move you around