The Other Side of Life concluded the Moody Blues‘ transformation from symphonic-rock pioneers
to synth-pop hitmakers in the ’80s – complete with a narrative,
heavy-rotation music video. That helped “Your Wildest Dreams” into the
Top 10, even as the Moody Blues attracted a whole new generation of
Like many groups who hit it big in the MTV era, however, they disappeared just as quickly from the charts. Worse still, this time it was for good.