We deliver Music Movies to the top video platforms. Meyers, who labored with artists like Kendrick Lamar and SZA to create some of 2017’s most inspired movies, leads this yr’s class of music videos that helped elevate, illuminate, and inform their accompany songs, from the powerful social commentary in Jay-Z’s animated The Story of OJ to the gender role reversals in Charli XCX’s cameo-crammed Boys.
Pop in the streaming age is about intimacy: both Lorde and Jack Antonoff specifically requested individuals to take heed to songs they wrote this 12 months by means of earbuds, and The Chainsmokers collaborator Elizabeth Mencel informed Pitchfork that pop music listeners want to really feel like they’re being advised a secret.” Selena Gomez’ sweaty, salty, summer angst bop Bad Liar” is the paragon of that.
The Warner Brothers cartoons, even in the present day billed as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies , were initially customary around particular songs from upcoming Warner Brothers musical movies Stay action musical shorts, featuring such common performers as Cab Calloway , had been also distributed to theaters.
Laura Branigan initially protested an MTV request to edit her ” Self Management ” video in 1984, but relented when the network refused to air the William Friedkin -directed clip, that includes the singer lured by means of an more and more debauched, if more and more stylized, sequence of nightclubs by a masked man who finally takes her to bed.
We recently wrote about By no means Let Me Go director Mark Romanek’s foray back into the world of music movies along with his video for Justin Timberlake’s new single Filthy,” but he is not alone: Selma and A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay has a new music video of her own, that includes none aside from Jay-Z and Beyonce.