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Title: After sex and war, religion is muttered...
Source: Smash Hits
Publish date: 22 November 1984

After sex and war, religion is muttered to be the subject of the next Frankie video. Well, what else? To be precise, the video for “The Power Of Love” is apparently going to be a version of the Nativity with Holly as the Virgin Mary, Paul Rutherford as Joseph and the lads as the Three Wise Men. It’ll be directed by Godley and Creme who claim that “there’s no intention of being controversial” . Just something nice and harmless for the Christmas market, eh? What Mutterings wants to know is, who’ll be playing the baby Jesus? Bono? Jim Kerr? Or perhaps the saviour is Trevor Horn… Meanwhile we gather that Frankie have got ready some special “Power Of Love”, er, “marital aids” with which to “promote” the single (ie cause a bit more “shock horror” guff in the gutter press…