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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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? ...
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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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Identify Armenian romantic song by video?

I'm afraid I have almost no details. I saw a small part of an Armenian music video and really liked it, but because I don't speak Armenian I don't know how to locate it. The video was recent. It ...
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Which is the song on this cello tune video (《往事》)?

I've got the following music song which can be found in these videos at YouTube: a cello tune (大提琴曲 《往事》) learn from a cello tune (大提琴曲 《往事》 amateur violin) which my friend would like to learn to ...
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Who are those famous looking people in the video of Pink Floyd's brain damage?

While i am able to recognize some of them but most of them are unknown to me. Did Pink Floyd mocked those politicians and generals? Like in the line. The lunatic is on the grass. P.S. I am ...
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Stitches by Shawn Mendes

In the music video for Stitches by Shawn Mendes, He appears to be fighting/being beat up by someone or something. What is that?
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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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What is the music for this scene in Street fighter II?

In the European version of Streetfighter II Animated, what band/artist does the music for the opening scene with Ryu and Sagat?
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Can you identify the song from this video frame?

Apple recently launched Apple Music, in their "home for music" video: https://youtu.be/Y1zs0uHHoSw they show the following music video frame: http://imgur.com/iopwxnq The video appears to show some ...
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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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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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Was “Interstella 5555” the first film that visually realized an album?

The film Interstella 5555 – The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003) is the visual realization of Daft Punk’s album Discovery: the film’s soundtrack consists of the album’s songs, i.e., watching ...
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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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Panther sequence in Black or White by Michael Jackson

Why did Michael Jackson decide to end the Black or White music video (which otherwise talked about peace, love, fearlessness and harmony) with a black panther turning into Jackson and wrecking stuff?
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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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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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