Lady Gaga - Telephone ft. Beyoncé By Farhannah and Dimple
POP Pop music is short for popular music. By the early 1980s, the promotion of pop music had been greatly affected by the rise of Music Television channels like MTV, which favoured those artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Prince who had a strong appeal. Pop music has been dominated by the American and British music industries
Star image The way the star wants to be presented to the audience through their music video. This can be shown through their clothes, make up, other artists in the video or other props in the video.
Our first impressions of the star in this music video were that she is very strange, out there, wears provocative clothing, and is maybe a little anti-male. The reason why we got these impressions were…
Cigarette sunglasses=strange In chains, maybe to symbolise that she is out of control Provocative clothing=voyeurism, makes you want to watch
All females but they’re not typical females, very masculine= anti-male yet LagyGaGa is seen to be very feminine in large heels
Very revealing clothing=voyeurism they’re in the middle dancing, all eyes on them US flag, very patriotic Voyeurism, in the foreground Using Beyonce in the video appeals to Beyonce’s audience as well as LagyGaga’s audience and gives her credibility
She is taking a male’s phone (what seems to be a male) she has the upperhandover the male= feministic attitudes
Intertextuality Throughout the video they are driving the ‘Pussy Wagon’, enforces their feministic attitudes.
Intertextuality continued The two artists in this video are seen to be very high maintenance as throughout the video there is constant reference to branded objects. For example, there is constant reference to virgin media, LG, Beats by Dre laptop,