Who returned from holidays, and anyone with a summer open-airs, foreign artists frantically began not only to write fresh records, but to make a video to remind myself early in the season. Today music videos more like exciting short films than just bundles of frames for songs, as was the custom before. Clipmakers has become a separate direction of art, who compete in skill and originality.
American singer Lady Gaga isconstantly shocking fans, shocking show and costumes, this time decided not to philosophize slyly, and simply asked friends to remove his speech at the opening of a bar in Nashville. It was the first time she sang the song “Million Reasons”, the name of which is hauntingly reminiscent of the Russian students “A Million Voices” Polina Gagarina, which brought her second place at the Eurovision song contest. Turned Amateur live video, which, despite the quality, got over a million views online within the first hours after placement. “All these men – my father, my Boyfriends, all the men in my life give me a million reasons to stay, but I need only one”, – said the artist before the execution of the composition, during which it was joined by Hillary Lindsey, her co-author. The track was vivid and emotional, like many other works of eccentric Lady. Fans have already left enthusiastic comments on the page of the pet in the social network.
Compatriots of the singer, the participants of the alternative band Korn shot a video for the song “A Different World” together with Corey Taylor, the lead singer of Slipknot. This thing was the first single from the new album “The Serenity Of Suffering.” Mexican Director Luis Tellez took the team a frightening animated videos. The title track was the telling – it shows the inner world of a crazy person. Hero ends up on the iron pipe, the inside of the armored snail on wheels and travels at the old house, not an abandoned factory. The space around is filled with frightening imagery and teeming with monsters, and in the final, it seems like a real Apocalypse comes. The spectacle is not for the faint of heart, and the song sounds harsh and tough, in the best traditions of Korn. For the first time the band performed it in early October at the festival Louder Than Life Festival, where they appeared on the stage and colleague from Slipknot.
Horror stories got carried away and the lead singer of Garbage Shirley Manson. In his new movie “Magnetized” (the song, as in the case of Korn is also the single for the album), the singer appears in front of the audience in the garb of witches, which conducts various experiments in the medical lab. What kinds of people in this motley clip: abstract shapes, human body part, cross, small children, alien beings. Musically Shirley now delves into more experimental electronic, so the track sounds fresh and interesting. This summer, the “MK” was visited in her show at the Kubana festival in Riga and found that, despite the already many years a glorious career, her group, as she is in great shape and pleases fans of not only old hits, but also with interesting new experiments.
Lyrical and sophisticated, the British Radiohead, Pets aesthetes of the public around the world, showed the clip “The Numbers”, shot in California. It’s a minimalistic video, built almost entirely in close-UPS in which Thom Yorke and johnny Greenwood are just sitting on wooden benches among the trees, and some iron beams, with feeling, with properly, with deliberation playing a song from his ninth Studio album “A Moon Shaped Pool”. Video was shot by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson (known, for example, for the film “Oil”). He’s already worked on previous clips command (“Present Tense”, “Daydreaming”). In turn, johnny Greenwood wrote the music for his films. They also worked together on the documentary film “Junoon”.