Subscriber Account active since. Free subscriber-exclusive audiobook! Get it now on Libro. Plenty of artists use music videos to simply generate buzz or rack up streaming numbers. But on rarer occasions, a music video can revitalize a fledgling single , introduce a new aesthetic era, or act as a vehicle for deeper self-expression. When a song is paired with the right kind of spectacle, it has far greater potential to be absorbed into pop culture mythology. Insider rounded up the best music videos released in
44. "Man's World" by MARINA
Many music publications included it in their lists of best songs of the year. The song debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Hot ,  and reached number four in its thirteenth week,  becoming their highest charting single in the United States; it surpassed " Worth It ", which peaked at number It was accompanied by a music video directed by Director X and filmed in a construction site of a house. It was released on February 26, on the group's Vevo channel. The video received commentary from critics over the double entendres in the visuals, which are present in the lyrics as well. The girls are seen interacting with male construction workers and performing choreographed dance routines dressed in construction gear. She explained that was the reason she and her groupmates loved the track because it "branched out in different ways" than anything they ever recorded. While talking about how the collaboration with Ty Dolla Sign came together, Dinah Jane told Billboard that she was "happy he agreed" to be on the track as he was one of her "favorite artists".
45. "Moment" by Victoria Monét
Contrary to what you may think, a music video doesn't need to cost a fortune. What's most important is that you have a good idea, a good team, and a well-defined budget. While it might seem like the best idea to simply make a video for your next upcoming single, that may or may not make the most sense. Here are a few other factors to consider when choosing a song:. However complicated or simple your shoot is, you'll need a team. If you have a team, everyone should be clear on what they are responsible to accomplish.
It was released in January as the second single released from their third album, Happiness In an interview with Billboard , Raine Maida stated that 'Is Anybody Home' is about trying to console that person desperate for human attention. Feeling isolated in your home but being barraged by media, television, and the Internet. It is conceivable now that you can just stay home and surf the Internet. It leaves us with a lot of nonhuman contact. The music video premiered on MTV on March 6, Scenes of the band playing were filmed in the basement of the Eastminster United Church on Danforth Ave. It opens with the beginning of the song playing on the radio that wakes her up. Throughout the video, it cuts to the band playing in a crowded room.