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  • 1. Music video
    Lesson 2
    L.O- To understand the importance of visuals and lyrics within music video
  • 2. Andrew Goodwin
    Suggested several conventions of music videos that the audience should be aware of.
    Thought beats-seeing the sound
    Narrative and performance
    Star image
    Relation of visuals to the song
    Technical aspects of music video
  • 3. Visuals and the lyrics
    In the lesson today we will be focusing on the connection drawn by Goodwin, between the lyrics of the song and what we see on screen.
    By the end of the lesson you will understand the links he suggests between lyrics and visuals
  • 4. What do you mean?
    = what we see on screen
    = the words of the song
  • 5. Task- the lyrics
    Listen to the following song without seeing the video
    Using the lyrics complete the following task:
    Draw a brief storyboard or write a brief description about what you think you would be seeing on screen.
  • 6. The visuals
    Watch the video
    Were you right?
    There may be three types of links between lyrics and visuals.
  • 7. Lyrics and visuals
    Goodwin suggests that there is a relationship between visuals and the lyrics
    The relationships may be:
    Illustrative Images are used to represent the lyrics and genre, perhaps like a metaphor
    For example the film we saw before would be an example of illustrative.
  • 8. 2. Amplifying (literally interpreting the words and exaggerating them. Often images are repeated and drummed into the audiences heads )
    New layers of meaning
    may be added to the
    If you like it then you should have put a ring on it
  • 9. 3 .Contradicting (opposing the lyrics. The video will have nothing to do with the song) This may also be called disjuncture
    The video will have nothing to do with the actual song lyrics and they are not trying to create meaning.
  • 10. Task
    Considering the video we previously watched. What style of video would you now suggest that was?
    The Doves – there is no fear is a ……………style of music video because………………..
  • 11. Name the style
  • 12. Analysing existing songs
  • 13. Task
    Up load to your blog, the information that you have found out today
    Use examples that you know to show the different styles of video