Subscriber Account active since. From Michael Jackson's zombie dance in "Thriller" to Miley Cyrus' naked wrecking ball ride, certain visuals stay with the viewer long after the video has ended. The "Life on Mars" music video was filmed for the song's release as a single. It's incredibly simple, with David Bowie just standing in front of a white background for most of it, but with his orange hair, powder blue suit, and blue eye shadow, the visuals are vibrant and mesmerizing. Watch the video here.
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Last week saw the video release for Sia's barnstorming new single, Chandelier, featuring haunting choreography masterminded by Sia and Ryan Heffington, and performed by year-old Maddie Ziegler from the reality show, Dance Moms. Truly great choreography can elevate a music video to a work of art. Here are a few of our favourite examples — but what are we missing? Let us know in the thread below. Performed at a certain point of drunkenness at every Halloween party ever; Beat It is pretty good, but Thriller, er, beats it. Its influence can be seen in the also-amazing dance routine from Backstreet Boys' Everybody Backstreet's Back video.
"Life on Mars" by David Bowie (1973)
A K-pop and dance-pop song, the term "Gangnam Style" is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam District of Seoul. The song received mixed reviews, with praise for its catchy beat and Psy's amusing dancing which has itself become a phenomenon in the music video and during live performances in various locations around the world. The song and its music video went viral in August and have influenced popular culture worldwide.
I used to work at a surf shop on Bourke Street, which is really the busiest part of Melbourne. And there was like, you could busk on Bourke Street. I really, really wanted to busk. One of my friends was like, you should come to Byron because you can literally just park up and busk out of the side of your van. So I bought a van, moved to Byron Bay and started living in my van. That was pretty cool. She came in, and lived with me and my family for a while after there, and worked out of my studio a lot in that first year while she was busking.