Questions tagged [music-video]

For questions about music videos: video clips usually used to promote a song. Do not use this tag to identify a music video, use the [identify-this-video] tag instead.

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Has there been any official word about the meaning behind the alligator in the video of OneRepublic's *Counting Stars*?

OneRepublic's hit song Counting Stars has a somewhat quirky music video. It features the band playing their song in a dilapidated basement with some sort of religious/therapy session simultaneously ...
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Who is the baby in the official video of *Level of Concern* by Twenty One Pilots?

In the Level of Concern video by Twenty One Pilots, they show a baby at 2:07. I just want to know who that baby is.
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Where this music is played other than this song?

The violin played from 1:10 to 1:50 in this song is similar to some other song or some background music of some movie. Everytime I hear this violin it reminds me that I have heard it somewhere, but I ...
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I can't remember a song, whose video clip is weird

I can't remember a song, the clip of which had some mannequins without faces in place of people. Some of them, for example, represented a family at home (father, mother and son) sitting around a table....
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Music video : Guys staring at door peephole singing. Genre : Dream pop / Shogaze

The song genre is Shoegaze or Dream Pop, but I only remember some scenes from video on YouTube. The scene: There is a guy singing while staring at the door peephole. The scenes are colored with a ...
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Who are the dancers in Nightcrawler's “Push the Feeling On”?

I have been trying to identify the dancers (except John Reid) in the music video Push the Feeling On, but without success. Any pointers?
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What do the elements mean in Eurythmic's “Sweet Dreams?”

The Eurythmics are known for their odd music videos. In the videoclip for their song, Sweet Dreams, there are a few items that have no relation to the song. Can someone explain the reason as to why ...
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Can somebody explain these specific moments of the musical short cartoon “Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs” (1943)?

Disclaimer: Some people probably might find this offensive, and so should not watch it, although I personally don't understand why, and find it to be a very funny and musically catchy cartoon from the ...
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Who are the female dancers in Eiffel 65's “Dj With The Fire” music video?

Eiffel 65's music video for "Dj With The Fire," which is on YouTube, is a pretty cool one in my opinion. But something I have started to wonder is who the female dancers from the video are, who ...
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Where was this “Recovery” Music Video shot?

In the 1980's artist Olivia Newton John made a lot of music videos, especially for songs on her 1981 album, Physical. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZFO3WiBQDM One of my all time favorites is the ...
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“A black man” in Follow God video clip?

In Kanye West - Follow God, the clip ends with this dialogue: My dad came to visit me at one of our ranches in Cody, Wyoming. He talked about his love for fishing, and how he could come here in the ...
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Missy Elliot's “Work it” lyrics meaning

My English teacher constantly referring to this song as female empowerment and feminism. But I just don't see how. How does the popular song of 2002 Work It by Missy Elliot refer to feminism or ...
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What are the words spoken at the start of “I'll Do the Talking Tonight” song (Russian language)?

The Bollywood Movie Agent Vinod (2012) has a song named I'll do the talking tonight. The song starts with some Russian lines. I searched everywhere in the internet but I didn't find a single article ...
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What's with the abundance of black balloons in NF's videos?

Recently, I have been listening to a lot more NF, and sometimes watching the music videos that go with them. I've noticed that in some of his videos, including The Search, Real, Why, and various ...
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Which band had the last music video before CGI effects?

My suggestion is "Fascination" by Human League. Yes that paint in the video is real paint! That was 1983. But I would be fascinated to be wrong.
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Looking for spanish music video

I am looking for a spanish music video which I found in 2015/2016. It was about a couple living together in an apartment and it was sang by female artist. There was a scene where she was playing a ...
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“Mein Herz Brennt” - Rammstein, what's the point?

I have been listening to this song for quite a while, and I always have the same question in my head: What is happening in the video ? Where are they, what's the story, who's that weird monster, what'...
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What is the black rectangular shape in “In My Feelings (Kiki Do You Love Me)” video clip?

I just noticed something weird in the In My Feelings video clip: (Screenshot from youtube) There is a black rectangle in the middle left part of the screen, that appears at random intervals ...
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Why did Nas skip out “Bonjour” from his Nasir Film?

On Nas' latest album Nasir, I was wondering if the song Bonjour not featuring in the short film (also called Nasir) had to do with the rumoured copyright issue that delayed the release time or was ...
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Tune quoted in Jinkx Monsoon's “Cartoons & Vodka”

From 2:43 to 2:47 in Jinkx Monsoon's "Cartoons & Vodka", where is this tune from? It's so familiar, but I just can't place it.
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Is the old man cleaning in Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit music video supposed to mean something?

In the music video from Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit, there is a scene that's repeated again and again of an old man with (what I believe is) a cleaning broom doing some strange move repeatedly. ...
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Why are Queen members dressed as women in “I Want to Break Free”?

Well the title says it all. I was wondering how the theme of the video relates to the song.
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Bon jovi documentary

Hi I'm looking for a great Bon jovi / Rock and roll documentary I saw in England in the noughties. I vaguely remember it focusing on Bon jovi but it had other bands talked about. I specifically ...
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Movie with medley of love songs being watched in Veronica Faith video

Does anyone know the name of the music or movie :\ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnabcI4zQFA
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is there any particular reason why songs in spanish are taking over?

I was reading the charts for most viewed youtube songs for the years 2017/2018 . In it, 7 out of the 10 most viewed youtube music videos are in spanish. Notice this wasnt like this before, in years ...
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Where does the Y.M.C.A dance comes from?

Looking at the Village People's Y.M.C.A. music video, I don't see the well known dance with dancers shaping the letters with their arms... when comes the chorus, they just clap their hands above their ...
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The Dancing Dead

Music Fans Topic Challenge #2 - Dancing Michael Jackson's Thriller music video was arguably the most influential music video ever, and its iconic zombie dance has been widely imitated in popular ...
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What is the meaning of the following line in the Jenniffer Lopez song “I'm into you”?

There is a strange line (well actually the whole song is quite weird) in the Jennifer Lopez song I'm into you: Sharpshooter you can call me the Zion Does anyone know what this actually means? Is ...
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Arabic YouTube video: Background instrumental as young men break dance

What is the name of the music, starting on 3:35 in this YouTube video of young men break dancing? https://youtu.be/RBd2eFJ44S0?t=3m34s
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Do karaoke machines have multiple music videos for the same song?

Do karaoke machines sometimes have multiple music videos for the same songs? Not as in different karaoke companies having different music videos, or even different machines, but the same machine ...
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Who was the guy in the B-52's video “Roam”?

In the music video Roam by the B-52's there appears to be an African American B-52 with large hair (not really an Afro but similarly large). Upon seeing that I though "Oh, cool, the B-52s were more ...
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Is there a particular meaning of graffiti in The Smashing Pumpkins' music video for “Ava Adore”?

Not being much of a fan of The Smashing Pumpkins, I've only just today first seen the music video for their song Ava Adore. Immediately, a graffiti caught my attention. Here is the screenshot (it is ...
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Who are this 3 Judges in parody video of Bon Appétit?

Who are these 3 guys playing the Judges on this parody video, Katy Perry's Bon Appétit? I saw the original video, this guys are missing in it.
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How do they prevent music leaking due to a music video shoot

The new DJ Khaled / Rihanna video came out today -- "Wild Thoughts". It was also the first time the audio was heard by the public. It has the catchy Carlos Santana - Maria Maria sample. What all ...
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What kind of dancing style is shown on AronChupa's Little Swing video?

What kind of dancing style is shown on AronChupa's Little Swing music video?
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Which concert(s) is featured in Aerosmith's “Crazy” videoclip?

In Aerosmith's Crazy videoclip, there are several scenes of the band playing live, which appear to be from the same concert. Yet, I am unable to find a proper reference for this concert. Wikipedia in ...
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Music video that involves two kids and monster like creatures [duplicate]

So the video starts off with two kids a boy and a girl and are around maybe 10 years old maybe or 8 years old (who are both speaking Spanish by the way). They wake up and find that their parents are ...
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How can artists make money when their albums and videos are free on YouTube?

Remember, Thriller made by MJ, he never released for free. still It is in Guinness world records for Highest selling album. Music rappers like Taylor swift, Justin Bieber etc, releasing their albums ...
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Why does Nancy Sinatra roll off stage at the end of “Bang Bang”?

There's a video version of "Bang Bang", sung by Nancy Sinatra. She sings the song while lying/sitting on stage. At the end, she rolls off the stage. It looks like it may have been for a live-in-...
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Why does the music video of “Living Next Door to Alice” by Smokie seem happy?

The song "Living Next Door to Alice" tells (in my opinion) a bit of a sad story. The protagonist is talking about Alice leaving, how he won't be able to see her again and won't be able to ever tell ...
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What is the name of the musical instrument being played on the video? and we hear usually in churches?

In the first minute of the video what is the name of this musical instrument that we hear usually in churches?
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Adventure Of A Lifetime — is this an animated video clip?

I watched Coldplay's Adventure Of A Lifetime many times, yet was not able to decide whether it's animated, using some sort of "dummies", or combination. Can anyone tell the secret of those gorillas?
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Music similar to american woman [closed]

I'm making a film and I need to use background music which has a similar effect on the listener as "American Woman". Basically the music should be energetic and should sound stud-like. If you don't ...
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Why was “Video Killed the Radio Star” picked as the first song on MTV?

It is widely known that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first song on MTV, but is there a reason why? Was the song picked specifically due to its content? Was it MTV saying "we are here and ...
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Who are the dignitaries representing in the DJ Shadow / Run the Jewels 'Nobody Speak' video

The Music video for DJ Shadow Feat. Run the Jewels features two dignitaries at a political conference whose voices have been substituted for EL-P and Killer Mike. Both their placards have been ...
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Which country's culture is represented in “Gladiator” by Dami Im?

Dami Im was born in South Korea. However, many of the elements in the song's music video are reminiscent of Japan: 0:00: Chinese-style painting, plus faux Asian-style writing 0:17: A kimono-style ...
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Is any technology used to enhance the sound of the backup vocals in Twisted Measure's version of Sia's “Chandelier”?

Is any technology used to enhance the sound of the backup vocals in Twisted Measure's version of Sia's "Chandelier"? Are any particular effects or filters being used over the backup vocals? One of ...
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Why Blue Neighbourhood trilogy is called Blue Neighbourhood?

As clear from the title, why Troy Sivan's music video trilogy and album Blue Neighbourhood are called Blue Neighbourhood? Is it a reference to man's world? As blue represent men. Or there is some ...
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Explanation of R.E.M.'s “It's the End of the World” video

R.E.M.'s song "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" was very catchy and appeared in the beginning of the original Independence Day movie, which I believe was mutually beneficial ...
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Who Stol' the 'Lac?

Back in high school I was a huge fan of Dirty and their music video Hit Da Floe, which contained a skit titled "Who Stol' the 'Lac?". The music video explored 4 suspects in the theft of Big Pimp and ...