Textual analysis of music video

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Textual analysis of music video

  1. 1. Textual Analysis of Music VideoName of track: Cosmic LoveArtist: Florence and the MachineYear: 2010Features Observations ExamplesGenre characteristics The style of music for this The drums and guitars are more music video is Indie Rock. loud.Relationship between 1. “Fallen start fell from your 1. There is a ball of light floatinglyrics and visuals? heart and landed in my over her head which denotes eyes” the star and then it lands in 2. “Left me blind” to her eyes. 3. “Always in this twilight” 2. Her eyes are wide open when she sings this line. 3. She sings this line while being in a room full of lights which connotes the worn twilight.Relationship between 1. The song is a love song When she makes references tomusic and visuals? love she touches her heart.Are there close up of 1. Image of light bulb 1. The image of theartist and star image 2. Close up of face 2. Her face expressions 3. Close up of hands 3. Her hands when she coversmotifs? 4. Close up of eyes her face and when she touches her heart 4. Her eye contact at the cameraIs there references to 1. She looks up at the light 1. She stares at the light as itthe notion of looking? 2. Looks at the camera while lands in her eyes lying on the floor 2. She looks straight at the 3. She looks up a lot at the camera while lying on the lights floor 3. She looks up at the light bulbs many times when she says twilightAre there intertextual - -references?Is the video The video is both narrative At some points she you see herperformance, and performance singing but no at the camera and also there is a story beingnarrative or concept told as she follows the lights.based? How much ofeach?

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