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Which music video involves a plane crash? [closed]

Which song / music video involves a plane crash? The video starts with the singer singing in his airplane seat. Outside the plane is stop motion or some other form of animation with cotton ball clouds....
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What does this picture in the video to the Radiohead song Just represent?

In the video for the Radiohead song Just, there's a picture on the wall at 2:35 containing this image: My first reaction is that it represents something connected with the Christian church because of ...
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What is the relationship between "Hammer Works" and this "Astrud Gilberto With Stan Getz - Girl From Ipanema (1964)" video?

At the end of the YouTube video Astrud Gilberto With Stan Getz - Girl From Ipanema (1964) there is a few seconds showing an animated logo with the words "Hammer Works". Is that a video ...
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Music video where a car drops into the frame and slams into the ground behind the singer

I remember liking a music video in the 80s or 90s, but all I can remember is the first few seconds of the video. The singer is standing in the center of the frame and a car falls from above the frame ...
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In which year and under which government was this video probably set?

Under which government, in what place, and in what year does this video of Mongol Shuudan's "Finnish Knife" look like it's set? I am not asking for an analysis of the song's lyrics because ...
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Is Jaden Smith's "Cabin Fever" video seen on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon no longer available? If so, why?

I recall a premier of some kind or other of a Jaden Smith video of Cabin Fever sung on a stage in the mountains as the sun set, shown on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon I can't find it in either ...
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Who are the actresses in Mariah Carey's Through the Rain?

From Mariah Carey - Through The Rain (Official Music Video) 1st 2nd
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Is the video for the 1986 version of Word Up by Cameo intended to be taken literally, or as a social\political commentary?

The official music video produced to accompany the 1986 version of Word Up by the American artist Cameo features multiple scenes set in an economically deprived inner city environment with a mostly ...
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Why did the kids throw their necklaces away?

In the official music video of Corazon by Maluma there is a kid first seen at 01:06 giving a necklace to another kid. the receiver becomes so happy and gives a smile to her. The kid continues giving ...
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Trying to find early 2000s EDM track, Japanese vocals, breakdancing skeleton

I'm trying to track down this song/electronic group (I think short-lived) that I loved in highschool that no one else knew about somehow. Their music had Japanese vocals but I think they were based in ...
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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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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? [closed]

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'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 [closed]

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 with Spanish lyrics 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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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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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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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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Why is the Blue Neighbourhood trilogy called so?

As clear from the title, why is Troy Sivan's music video trilogy and album Blue Neighbourhood called so? Is it a reference to man's world? As blue represent men - or is there some other meaning?
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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 ...
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