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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What is considered to be the first music video?

Just as the title says. Who was the artist, what is the track called? Bonus points if the video is available online! I would say that silent film has the focus on the movie enhanced by the music. ...
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Man in hairy blue monster costume in a bar with an uncostumed man

All I can remember of this song is the music video it had a person inside a big blue hairy monster costume and a man not in a costume. they go to a bar and they sit on the edge of a side walk and ...
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Man hit by a car

Can someone help with a clip. The video starts black and white if remember correctly, with a man dressed like in 60's and he walks with a suitcase or without it and suddenly he sees a woman in a ...
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I'm looking for a coverage of an AC/DC live concert

Here is my problem: I once saw a video on Youtube covering a song from an AC/DC live concert I cannot find anymore. Here is what I remember: Bon Scott was the lead singer I'm 90% sure the song was ...
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Spider - I Wanna Die

I know that a great many of us have seen the youtube video of the song I wanna Die by Spider. I have tried tracking down information about this song without any luck. Is this song and artist real or ...
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Girl dancing in cabin with creatures/monsters

Its about this girl/woman who is in some kind of cabin. She meets two creatures/Monsters and they start dancing together?
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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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Can’t remember song only the music video

All i remember is 2 guys one in a monster suit and one is normal they meet in a bar they start talking and become friends
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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 sound is in Steve Aoki's “Mi Gente” remix?

I’m trying to make a song that imitates the big ‘dun’ sound in this song "Mi Gente", Steve Aoki Remix:
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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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Videoclip - monster chasing people, probably 90s

I'm looking for a music video. It's probably from late 90s, as it was often on mtv. There was a monster (not too serious?) chasing people, probably inside. People were scared. It had an electro vibe ...
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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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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 is the name of the musical instrument shown on the video?

Here is the picture from the video: What is the name of the musical instrument shown there?
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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? ...
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Who is the woman dancing in Wiz Khalifa's music video KK?

You can view the music video here. Note: there appears to be two women dancing in this music video. One appears to be a black woman with a buzz cut while the other appears to be a white woman with ...
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Music Video with band in forest surrounded by some animated woman and creatures

I remember years ago probably 2008 to 2010 there was a music video in which a band is in a forest. There was an animated woman dancing and she turns around and reveal her scary face. There were other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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What is Meaning of “Aerials” by System of Down song and music video?

This is one of my favorite songs. I listened to this thousand times, watched video several times but still cannot get the connection. What is the background story of this song? How the Music Video ...
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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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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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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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Are the featured old people in Basement Jaxx's “Oh My Gosh” real?

I’ve wondered ever since I saw it if the two main old people (the lady and the man) in the video for Basement Jaxx’s "Oh My Gosh" are actually old or if they’re younger people in ageing makeup? They ...
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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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Why does the actor commit suicide at the end of the video to “You're Beautiful”?

In James Blunt’s song, You're Beautiful (album: Back to Bedlam) the actor commits suicide at the end. I never understood why did he does so. What is the meaning behind it?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...