Saw the new biopic Control, which tells the story of Ian Curtis, singer of the British band Joy Division (see my review here). It got the Kamper mulling over what other bands of that era may be deserving of a full on musical biopic.
(Props to Dan, Mat and Susan for their suggestions.)
Least Likely Musical Biopics, 2007
Hey Mickey: The Toni Basil Saga
Ssss-Aaaa-Ffff-Eeee-Tttt-Yyyy: The Men Without Hats Story
Too Shy? The Incredible True Story of Kajagoogoo
So Far Away: A Glimpse into the World of A Flock of Seagulls
The Tin Machine Era – Feel the Excitement of Mid-Period Bowie!
Back on my Feet Again: The Inspiring True Story of The Babys
Whose Sharona? Meet The Knack All Over Again
In the Name of Love: Meet the Thompson Twins
Lawnchairs ARE Everywhere: The Prophetic Vision of Our Daughter’s Wedding
The Hüsker Dü Story: Grant Hart is a Junkie (Bob Mould Authorized Version)
The Hüsker Dü Story: Bob Mould is an Asshole (Grant Hart Authorized Version)
The Hüsker Dü Story: Please, Please, Just Get Me Out of this Band (Greg Norton Authorized Version)
Glitter: A Vanity Project for Mariah Carey
Join the Fun! Post your suggestions in the comments.