Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.
The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter - he explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England.
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
The Winger frontman reveals the Led Zeppelin song he cribbed for "Seventeen," and explains how his passion for orchestra music informs his songwriting.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.