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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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Music video where a photographer drive in a car and have a keychain of a camera, and take pictures of a few modules

I remember: he as a nice car and keychain of a camera he drives to a studio and a few models come after that, and then he starts taking pitchers. after that, he shows them the pitchers and then they ...
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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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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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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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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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what is the music playing in the background?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsPl3IksIIk&list=WL&index=10 From min 0:00 till min 2:03, Shazam couldnt get the music or any other app. so does anyone know?
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Music Video From Mid 2000s

I was hoping someone else remembers a specific song/video that I remember seeing on MTV in the mornings. I loved the song, but I don't remember how it goes. It was an alt rock band for sure, white ...
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music video where woman kidnaps and kills a guy

the vocals are by woman and man/band (man/band only sings at chorus parts) the genre is alternative, maybe indie and was released between 2010 and 2016 the video starts with a woman sitting in a cars ...
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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 this French music video

My sister sent me this music video but I seem to have misplaced it and probably deleted it and now she doesn't remember it. I only remember some pieces and might not be 100% certain. The place of the ...
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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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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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“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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Rap music video filmed from side of a car

I am looking for a music video that is filmed along the side of a car through the whole video. The video is about two men who rob different stores and in the end they are killed by men from another ...
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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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Rapture-themed music video from the 90's

I'm trying to identify a music video I saw once in the 1990's. The song was fairly standard alternative rock --nothing about it is particularly memorable to me --but the video's imagery has stuck ...
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Music video that involves two kids and monster like creatures

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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Early-2000s music video, triangle logo flying towards audience, appeared on “rage”, [closed]

Somewhere between 2001-2004, I was laying in bed one night, flipping through TV stations, when I came across rage (Australia's late night music show) who were playing a music video for a rather nice ...
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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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Music Video with blue room, white furniture appearing and disappearing

I saw a music video that takes place in some sort of a blue room (which at some point looks like a container) with white furniture and appliances appearing and disappearing through the song. At some ...
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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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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, which I can't find at the moment. She sings the song while lying/sitting on stage. At the end, she rolls off the stage. It looks like ...
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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 ...
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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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Trying to identify 80/90s music video with woman in an old castle and locked in santa

I'm trying to identify a music video about which I have been thinking again lately. I watched this in my childhood and I'm afraid I only remember. a few impressions. The video itself was from the 80s ...
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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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1980s video with hot spanish rocker girl playing guitar

EDIT: this was playing on MuchMusic in Canada (Toronto) somewhere in 1982-84. Regrettably they do not have playlists from this period available (I tried!). Video includes a single 20-something lead ...
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Identification of a song through a food fight

I have a distinct memory of a song with a strange sound for an Intro, can't remember the rest of it. However, I distinctly remember the music video being a muted food fight, and I remember someone ...
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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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Identify pop-punk music video with costumes from american revolution

I'd like to identify a pop-punk song I've watched in YouTube some years ago. All I remember is that in the music video all the band members were dressed like The Founding Fathers (wigs, waistcoasts, ...
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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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Video with Beyonce, students dancing at the canteen

I used to listen to a song from Beyonce but I don't remember it. In the video she was at the canteen and suddenly the students started dancing. That's pretty much the information I have but I don't ...
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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 ...