Picks and Pans Review: Singular Videos

updated 08/07/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/07/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>FERGUS SINGS THE BLUES The question, as posed in the lyrics by Deacon Blue lead singer Ricky Ross: "Can this white man sing the blues?" The answer: Not really, to judge by this tune. But Ross and harmony singer Lorraine McIntosh, who front this Scottish rock sextet, are uncommonly spirited and playful, and the band chugs right along.


You've gotta hand it to Madonna: She sure leads a rich fantasy life. In this case she bops around in what looks like an ocean liner engine room set—it might work for Eugene O'Neill's play The Hairy Ape. For those who enjoy seeing Madonna in her underwear and/or lots of hunky guys doing sweaty exercises, though, this is prime stuff.

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