It was inevitable that someone would combine the two. Animated music videos have changed a lot over the ages. So, first, a little history. In , MTV introduced the world at large to the music video. Music videos are an unusually creative format, with few restrictions or rules. The director is free to try just about anything they see fit, so long as it complements and enhances the song that the video accompanies. The first animated music video was out right in the infancy of the music video format, debuting as early as - two years before MTV first took to the airwaves. However, initial reactions were mixed at best.
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Kelowna has served as a backdrop for numerous shoots before. This time, it stars in an animated music video. Robbie G has filmed videos in the Okanagan before and has recently moved from Guelph to Kelowna.
Long before the music videos reached the popularity and importance they have today, the Beatles, tired of traveling to the United States to play their new songs in the most popular TV shows, decided instead to produce short films and send them to the television shows. Known as "illustrated songs", "promotional clips", "song videos", … Since the 60s, music videos have evolved a lot and today a wide range of styles and contemporary video-making techniques are being used, including animation. So I have selected 10 great animated ones that you must have watched! Very special video as every Daft Punk music clip they used to release.