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LAFC channel 1980s music commercials with new schedule video

We don’t know, it just feels right

LAFC via Twitter

Los Angeles Football Club’s 2019 schedule is out, and to celebrate the new season, the club released a flippin’ beautiful video.

Check it out, in all its glory:

Now, if you’re under the age of 30, you may be thoroughly confused by what’s going on here. The screen is fuzzy, there’s a weird voiceover, cheesy rock music blasting in the background, words scrolling over the screen in alternating colors...

It’s a specific genre of 1980s television commercial, where you could order music over the telephone and have it delivered by mail? I know, the internet fixed a lot of these issues.

Here’s an example of a vintage 1980s music commercial:

So the LAFC was pitch-perfect in that regard, and it was a lot of fun to watch. Clearly a lot of time had been put into it, and it looks and sounds great.

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