Heroes is back and so are Wendy & Lisa

Well, Heroes is back tonight in the US – we in the UK will officially have to wait until next Monday before the Beeb starts to air season three, thus creating a whole new usage of the word “simulcast’ that we previously hadn’t been aware of.

Anyway, in preparation for that magic moment, I thought I’d give you a couple of vids from the show’s composers, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman, who back in the day were Wendy & Lisa. After working with Prince for a while, they went solo and released a few albums before heading off into the world of film and TV score composition, notably doing the music for Toys and Dangerous Minds. So here are a few 80s music vids of theirs. Enjoy the hair.


Strung Out



  • I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.