Lana Del Rey is exploring the music video concept in her 10 min long video “Ride”. A confession of a girl who chooses a wild and free life. With the motto: I believe in the kindness of strangers – and when I’m at war with myself: I ride, I just Ride! Check out the Rolling Stone article.
David Bowie is back in business with “Where are we now?”. And as you can see in the video he’s back on the streets of Berlin. The city in which he lived for a couple of years in the seventies and made his Berlin-Trilogy: “Low”, “Heroes” and “Lodger”.
Are you unhappy with your life and want a change? Take a look at the video to the Avicii song “I could be the one”. About a woman and her frustration, struggle and sometimes happiness. Perhaps not what you might have expected from a song that with such little lyrics. But on the other hand it’s gives the video-director wider possibilities.
The music blog Pigeons and Planes is showing a list of the best music videos from 2012. Not the Billboard-artists but well selected.
Gangdam style is the most viewed video on YouTube ever. Probably means that it’s the music video that most people in world has seen. It’s been shown more than 1.3 billion times.
“How did you know the world was waiting just for you?”
On Grammy Awards they have two music video-categories:
Winner of Short form Music Video was Rhiannas “We found love” directed by Melina Matsoukas.
Winner of Long form Music Video was the movie “Big Easy Express” directed by Emmett Malloy.