DAVID BOWIE’S “LAZARUS”/SOUND CAFFEINE: Number 7 on Billboard’s 10 Best Music Videos of 2016

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The video for David Bowie’s “Lazarus” places at number 7 on Billboard’s list of Top 10 Music Videos for 2016.

Billboard’s 10 Best Music Videos of 2016: Number 7, “Lazarus” by David Bowie

We’re celebrating the past year in music videos! Billboard recently published their list of the 10 Best Music Videos of 2016. We’re sharing that list here. At number 7, we have David Bowie’s “Lazarus.” RIP Thin White Duke.

David Bowie’s “Lazarus” Lyrics

Look up here, I’m in heaven
I’ve got scars that can’t be seen
I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen
Everybody knows me now

Look up here, man, I’m in danger
I’ve got nothing left to lose
I’m so high it makes my brain whirl
Dropped my cell phone down below
Ain’t that just like me?

By the time I got to New York
I was living like a king
There I’d used up all my money
I was looking for your ass
This way or no way
You know, I’ll be free
Just like that bluebird
Now, ain’t that just like me?
Oh, I’ll be free
Just like that bluebird
Oh, I’ll be free
Ain’t that just like me?

From Billboard:

7. David Bowie, “Lazarus”

Not only did Bowie write his own epitaph with the art rock masterpiece Blackstar, but he enacted his own impending death with the “Lazarus” video. With his head wrapped in bandages and buttons in place of his eyes, Bowie writhes on his deathbed while singing his swan song. Bowie also semi-comically acts out the process of composing his parting artistic statement in the “Lazarus” video, as we see him scribbling away in the Bible-esque Blackstar book, which featured prominently in his previous video for the 10-minute title track. Like Bowie himself, it’s easy to get a read on the video’s overall tone, but the details remain inscrutable.

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10. Rihanna, “Needed Me”


9. Radiohead, “Burn the Witch”


8. Lil Uzi Vert, “You Was Right”

7. David Bowie, “Lazarus”

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RIHANNA’S “NEEDED ME”/SOUND CAFFEINE: Number 10 on Billboard’s 10 Best Music Videos of 2016

Rihanna's "Needed Me" video, directed by Harmony Korine, makes Billboard's Best Music Videos list at number 10. Image Amplified www.imageamplified.com
Rihanna’s “Needed Me” video, directed by Harmony Korine, makes Billboard’s Best Music Videos list at number 10.

Here we are, reaching the end of disaster-year 2016. Here to remind us it wasn’t all bad, Billboard has published its list of 10 Best Music Videos of 2016. Hey, there are some find videos on this list. Some of our favorites, actually. So let’s join them in the countdown. First up, at number 10 is Rihanna’s “Needed Me” video.

For those whining that music videos have lost their art, we have Harmony Korine directing. The director of Gummo, the writer of Kids, collaborator with Bjork, Korine gives us Rihanna looking tough and amazing.

From Billboard:

10. Rihanna, “Needed Me”

Ignoring Battleship, Rihanna’s Harmony Korine-directed “Needed Me” video makes the case that the (obscenely photogenic) superstar deserves a starring role in an action-thriller at some point. The cinematic clip is a slow build to Rihanna’s execution-style shooting of a dude making it rain in a strip club in the finale. At the very least, she better make an appearance in a James Bond movie in the near future. 

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SOUND CAFFEINE: Die Antwoord’s “Fat Faded Fuck Face (Official Video)” Directed by Yolandi Visser (NSFW)

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Yolandi Visser directed Die Antwoord’s “Fat Faded Fuck Face” music video.

Die Antwoord’s “FAT FADED FUCK FACE ” Music Video

 

Die Antwoord’s “FAT FADED FUCK FACE ” official music video was directed by Yolandi Visser.
Art Directed by Ninja and Roger Ballen.
Cinematography by Alexis Zabe, Ross Garrett, Ben Crossman, Joe Passarelli.

DIE ANTWOORD – FAT FADED FUCK FACE (Official Video) from Die Antwoord Official on Vimeo.

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Scene from Die Antwoord’s “Fat Faded Fuck Face” music video.

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SAVE THE DAY: “Just Get Out and Vote” Remind Avengers, James Franco, Julianne Moore, Neil Patrick Harris in Joss Whedon Video

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Joss Whedon’s “Vote Tomorrow” video stars Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, James Franco, Julianne Moore, Neil Patrick Harris and more.

“Just Get Out and Vote”

Joss Whedon has produced what may possibly be his final video for Save the Day, his series of political PSA’s, urging voters to “Just Get Out and Vote” on election day. Previous videos have urged voters reject Republican candidate Donald Trump, sought support on progressive issues, and spread awareness of the NRA’s political influence. Joss Whedon has invested a million dollars of his own money into the Save the Day political action committee.

Joss Whedon’s “Vote Tomorrow” video stars Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, James Franco, Julianne Moore, Neil Patrick Harris and more.

From YouTube:

VOTE TOMORROW – Starring Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key & Many More http://youtu.be/7STNrFjJhF0 You got a ride? You got a plan? Everything changes tomorrow – don’t miss out on history.

For more information about what’s on your ballot and where your polling station is, go to savetheday.vote.

Starring Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johannson, James Franco Neil Patrick Harris Keegan-Michael Key Julianne Moore, and Martin Sheen.

 

 

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SOUND CAFFEINE: Bruno Mars – 24K Magic [Official Video]

Sound Caffeine: Bruno Mars – 24K Magic [Official Video]

Bruno Mars – 24K Magic [Official Video]
Directed by: Bruno Mars & Cameron Duddy

Bruno Mars, New album available on November 18

 

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SOUND CAFFEINE: SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

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SOUND CAFFEINE: SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
Sound Caffeine: SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY (OFFICIAL VIDEO) http://youtu.be/S0qrinhNnOM “A Seat at the Table” Digital Album
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Directed by Alan Ferguson and Solange Knowles
Art and Creative Direction Solange Knowles and Carlota Guerrero
Director of Photography Arthur Jafa & Alan Ferguson
Edited by Solange Knowles & Russell Santos
Produced by Eli Cane

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SOUND CAFFEINE: Róisín Murphy – Whatever (Official Video)

Sound Caffeine: Róisín Murphy – Whatever (Official Video) 

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