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Old 05-08-2015, 09:18 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Here are some that immediately come to mind:

1. 'Every Breath You Take' - The Police ( 1983 ). Less is MORE. Classic!

2. 'Land Of Confusion' - Genesis ( 1986 ). Gabriel was probably envious!

3. 'Mouth For War' - Pantera ( 1992 ). Cool look and in your face.

4. 'Jeremy'- Pearl Jam ( 1991 ). An eerie precursor to Columbine. Chilling!

5. 'Hero' - Warrior Soul ( 1991 ). A salute to the blue collar worker.

Interestingly, I think the videos that have held up over time better are the ones with a dark element to them. That was especially true with videos from the early 90's in particular. Great thread ( ).
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Old 05-09-2015, 01:57 AM   #22 (permalink)
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David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes

The song was release in 1980, and I guess the promo video was too - I'm not sure. The special effects was playing with the color control knobs till the sky turn black and the water as well. I thought it was very existential and similar to the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, in the way there are nonlinear unfolding of events in the character's life, much like the ending of 2001.
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I think these three have aged well.






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I'll never forget that running unicorn from the Enigma video. I totally agree with that choice, Lilja!
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Old 05-12-2015, 09:44 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Aphex Twin - Window Licker



The Perfect Drug - Nine Inch Nails

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Anyone remembers the era where Hype williams was directing all the hip hop videos?
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