•I’m The Walrus.
•Released: 24th November 1967.
•Back in the 1960s, few acts recorded music videos.
•There was no MTV, and in an age of endless touring, artists couldn’t often make it
to TV studios to perform.
• In the original music video there were mix changes from true stereo to fake stereo.
Video Killed the Radio Star.
It was first recorded by Bruce
Woolley and The Camera Club for
their album English Garden.
later by British group The Buggles.
and the first video shown on
The track was released as their
debut single on 7 September 1979
and included on their first album.
•MTV (music television)
• launched: August 1, 1981
•The first music video shown on MTV
was The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star“
• The original purpose of MTV was to be
"music television", .playing music videos 24
hours a day, seven days a week.
•The original taglines of the channel were
"You'll never look at music the same way
again," and "On cable. In stereo."
•Although the original MTV channel no longer
plays music videos 24/7, several of its spin-off
channels do, including MTV Hits and MTV
oNovember 30, 1982
oA rare pop song with a horror theme.
oThis was the first hit song with year-
round appeal containing lyrics about
creatures of the night who terrify their
oAt the time, Michael Jackson was one
of the least frightening people on
Earth, so the video had to sell it.
oThe music video is considered the
most famous music video of all time.
oThe video was a cultural milestone,
introducing elaborate choreography,
costumes and dialogue into the format.
o It also introduced the concept of the
long-form music video, where a mini-
movie was made for a song, then edited
down for the short version.
oWith its famous graveyard dance, the
video started the trend of group dance
scenes in pop videos, forcing even non-
dancers to front a group of dancers in
Madonna’s Bedtime Story.
Released: Feb 13th 1995.
The lavish music video was inspired by
the works of female surrealist painters.
o"If It's Lovin' that You Want“
oReleased: September 13th
oThe music video for the song
was shot on a stretch of beach
on the coast.
oFeatures voyeurism and
Sugar (Maroon 5)
Released 13th Jan 2015
"Sugar" is a disco, funk-pop and soul song.
features a wide range of instruments including percussion, keyboards and guitars.
The clip follows the plot story of Dobkin's 2005 romantic comedy film Wedding Crashers
as we witness the band drive across Los Angeles, surprising a handful of newlyweds on
their big day.