Virgin Music Video

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Logo description and capture by kidinbed
Editions by YingYong and WizardDuck

(Late 1980s)

Nicknames: "Virgin Check Sign", "Jiggly V", "Cheesy V", "VMV", "Jiggle Physics", "Virgin V", "Jello V"

Logo: We see a V-shaped triangle that looks like a disco ball. There is an abstract M sitting below, on a black floor with white spots. The V-shaped triangle spins down quickly into the M-shaped piece, and when the triangle hits the M, the resulting rectangle "jiggles" as if it were made of gelatin. The "V" from the Virgin logo, in magenta, is drawn over the rectangle, and the words "VIRGIN", "MUSIC", and "VIDEO" appear separately in a Futura-like font. The logo shines a bit.

FX/SFX: '80s computer animation.

Music/Sounds: A somewhat ominous synth theme with horns when the V draws in, and some flutes as the text appears.

Availability: Rare. It appears on music videos of the period, mostly PAL releases, though it was used on some NTSC releases too.

Editor's Note: Okay enough animation for the time, though the bouncing of the rectangle is hilariously out of place. You can also see the ground vibrate as this happens, which probably wasn't intentional.