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May 15th, 2013
Never ones to take the easy way out, 30 Seconds to Mars have once again gone above and beyond with their latest lyric video for The Race. Enlisting some help from the animal kingdom, The Race features every animal from snakes to zebras in their natural habits. The close-up shots of the incredible creatures are [...]
May 8th, 2013
Look, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull are a dynamic duo so why wouldn’t they continue to make music together? Their latest song is called “#LIVEITUP” – seriously, what is with the hashtag song titles? – and is bound to climb the charts this summer. It’s a dance track to top all summer dance tracks where J.Lo [...]
May 3rd, 2013
Vampire Weekend’s new album, Modern Vampires of the City, isn’t out until May 14th, but here’s another track to keep those ears of yours satisfied. “Ya Hey” is a five-minute long number that’s a bit on the slower side of things, but shows just how versatile the band can be with their sound. Watch below [...]
April 24th, 2013
Snoop Lion and Miley Cyrus get reflective on their collaboration for Ashtrays and Heartbreaks. The Major Lazer-produced track appears on Snoop Lion’s reggae album Reincarnated, the first release from the famous rapper under his new name. The melancholy Ashtrays and Heartbreaks explores the ups and downs of life, with Cyrus’s hook giving some energy to [...]
April 16th, 2013
Apparently Tegan and Sara never got the memo that lyric videos are supposed to kinda lame. The duo have again surpassed expectations for the precursor to a full video with their treatment for I Was A Fool, the stirring lovesick track from their 2013 disc Heartthrob. After wowing fans with their Travis Hopkins-directed lyric videos [...]
March 25th, 2013
Thirty Seconds to Mars have continued to make music history. The trio first made headlines with their 2006 video From Yesterday, which was the first American rock video ever shot in its entirety in the People’s Republic of China. Now the band, lead by front man Jared Leto, has made history again by releasing their [...]
March 4th, 2013
Tegan and Sara teamed up once again with animator Travis Hopkins to create the lyric video for their second single Now I’m All Messed Up off the duo’s 2013 disc Heartthrob. The new video perfectly captures the despair and longing in the emotional track, using ink and water over top of scroll font for the [...]
January 24th, 2013
JT is certainly on his Suit and Tie shhhh…stuff. Slapping on his game face to make his reappearance in music, Timberlake has hit the ground running, first teasing his return to the charts on his website and then releasing his first single in years with Suit and Tie. The single has already broken records, garnering [...]
December 24th, 2012
Like most things in pop culture, music videos go through trends. In 2012, the lyric video became the hot new thing in music videos, but we’re hoping it’s not a quick fad. Artists are finding new ways to be creative, giving their lyrics centre stage and coming up with alternate views of their songs. After watching a year of lyric videos, we’ve narrowed the list down to the Top 30.
October 15th, 2012
Thank you, lyric videos, for solving the epidemic of people getting song lyrics wrong. Now with lyric videos more popular than ever – hello, at-home karaoke! – every artist is not only releasing regular videos, but also lyric videos to tie fans over till they finish shooting actual music videos. Rihanna’s new single Diamonds gets [...]