No Way Out

Album: Nuclear Furniture (1984)
Charted: 23
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  • This song is about a man who cheats during a moment of weakness, and is now left to wait for the blow up. To his surprise, his girl does not confront him, and he's left hanging.
  • This is one of this group's heavier songs. The man's youthful indiscretion catches up to him years later, in the form of a child he never knew he had. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA, for above 2
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Comments: 5

  • G. Pollock from Windber, PaThe woman who plays the wife is NOT China Kantner. She would have been 13 at the time. The resemblance is close though.
  • Brent from Denair, CaThe priest is Father Guido Sarducci (played by Don Novello, a common character in Saturday Night Live of the 70's and 80's episodes). Yes, he was in the Casper movie.
  • Wendell from Milton, PeThis song is an interesting case of selective amnesia. The girl knows he has cheatedbut lets it slide. The video is quite appropriate. He has more guilt by her ignoring it then he ever would with a direct confrontation.
  • Linc from Beaumont, TxIn this video - the priestly character - is strangely similar to the priest who comes to bless Casper's House in the movie Casper...wierd!
    This video is so '80s - pumping iron in bed! I mean we're Magnum PI - suprised he's not in here with the Miami Vice enterouge and Molly Ringwald!
  • B-man from Detroit, MiThe girl who plays Mickey's wife is China Kantner, daughter of Grace Slick and Paul Kantner. She went on later to become an MTV vj.
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