History Main / SurrealMusicVideo

18th Apr '18 7:07:55 PM wolftickets1969
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* Most of Information Society's videography fits the bill. Their '80s videos such as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQa-b1HTgTc "Walking Away"]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijAYN9zVnwg "What's On Your Mind"]] were especially trippy.

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* Most of Information Society's videography fits the bill. bill:
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Their '80s videos such as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQa-b1HTgTc "Walking Away"]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijAYN9zVnwg "What's On Your Mind"]] were especially trippy.
** Their 2016 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feQH4qnUU68 take on]] "[[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Heffalumps and Woozles]]" (featuring Music/{{Ayria}}) cranks the trippiness of the film's DisneyAcidSequence UpToEleven.
24th Mar '18 8:30:51 PM nombretomado
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* TheyMightBeGiants gives us [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAbZzdalZh4&feature=related Birdhouse In Your Soul]]. The song itself is surreal enough (supposedly, it's about a nightlight), so it's quite an accomplishment that the video managed to be even weirder. For extra fun, the fan-made [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhJVAFIMnkc&playnext_from=TL&videos=NbsFkV9cEQw literal video version]] sums it up pretty well.

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* TheyMightBeGiants Music/TheyMightBeGiants gives us [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAbZzdalZh4&feature=related Birdhouse "Birdhouse In Your Soul]].Soul"]]. The song itself is surreal enough (supposedly, it's about a nightlight), so it's quite an accomplishment that the video managed to be even weirder. For extra fun, the fan-made [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhJVAFIMnkc&playnext_from=TL&videos=NbsFkV9cEQw literal video version]] sums it up pretty well.
18th Mar '18 3:14:45 PM nombretomado
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* Music/{{aha}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV11Xbc914&ob=av2e "Take On Me"]] involves a woman being pulled into a comic book world by the animated Morten Harkett, then he breaks into the real world at the end. The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64xah1qYBYI A1's cover]] is even better, [[RecycledInSpace moving the setting]] to ''{{Tron}}''-style {{cyberspace}}, as well as having {{shoutout}}s to ''Film/TheMatrix''.

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* Music/{{aha}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV11Xbc914&ob=av2e "Take On Me"]] involves a woman being pulled into a comic book world by the animated Morten Harkett, then he breaks into the real world at the end. The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64xah1qYBYI A1's cover]] is even better, [[RecycledInSpace moving the setting]] to ''{{Tron}}''-style ''{{Franchise/Tron}}''-style {{cyberspace}}, as well as having {{shoutout}}s to ''Film/TheMatrix''.
4th Mar '18 2:03:32 PM nombretomado
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qO9F8mtL5o "No New Kinda Story"]] by {{Starflyer 59}}. If you aren't familiar with ''Film/TheSeventhSeal'', it will make no sense whatsoever. If you are familiar with ''The Seventh Seal''... you'll still be wondering what's up with those horse-head guys[[note]]they're a ShoutOut to Echo and the Bunnymen's video "Bring on the Dancing Horses"[[/note]] and the random shots of a hammer smashing things.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qO9F8mtL5o "No New Kinda Story"]] by {{Starflyer 59}}.Music/Starflyer59. If you aren't familiar with ''Film/TheSeventhSeal'', it will make no sense whatsoever. If you are familiar with ''The Seventh Seal''... you'll still be wondering what's up with those horse-head guys[[note]]they're a ShoutOut to Echo and the Bunnymen's video "Bring on the Dancing Horses"[[/note]] and the random shots of a hammer smashing things.
1st Mar '18 7:27:37 PM SydJones
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** "★" is the best example in terms of this trope. The whole video feels incredibly hallucinogenic and features a ton of bizarre moments in the video.
12th Feb '18 7:37:03 PM nombretomado
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** TheWhiteStripes, "Blue Orchid". Features a model (Karen Elson, who would later become Jack White's wife - they met at this video shoot) with incredibly long heels, a horse, a creepy Jack White, and Meg White eating dishes (literally).

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** TheWhiteStripes, Music/TheWhiteStripes, "Blue Orchid". Features a model (Karen Elson, who would later become Jack White's wife - they met at this video shoot) with incredibly long heels, a horse, a creepy Jack White, and Meg White eating dishes (literally).
3rd Feb '18 4:15:51 PM nombretomado
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* TheNewPornographers' "Myriad Harbor" follows a man with a giant head of hair that grows without control, eventually growing other heads that all start singing in unison.

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* TheNewPornographers' Music/TheNewPornographers' "Myriad Harbor" follows a man with a giant head of hair that grows without control, eventually growing other heads that all start singing in unison.
28th Jan '18 7:31:41 PM wolftickets1969
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* In Moloko's "Sing it Back", a stroboscopically blurred and replicated Roisin Murphy [[ThreeMinutesOfWrithing sensually dances in a minidress made of mirrors.]]
26th Jan '18 8:46:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Music/BarenakedLadies, "One Week." Straightforward performance video in front of a [[ChittyChittyBangBang royal court]], until the band gets kicked out and it turns into a Dukes of Hazzard-like car chase (with the General Lee car, no less!) ending with an Evel Knievel-style motorcyclist.

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* Music/BarenakedLadies, "One Week." Straightforward performance video in front of a [[ChittyChittyBangBang [[Film/ChittyChittyBangBang royal court]], until the band gets kicked out and it turns into a Dukes of Hazzard-like car chase (with the General Lee car, no less!) ending with an Evel Knievel-style motorcyclist.
25th Jan '18 2:51:18 AM Cryoclaste
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* OKGo has a lot of these. Their catalog is about half surreal videos, half amazing choreography (like their treadmills video for "Here it Goes Again"). Surreal ones include [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAQZ_uui1SY Do What You Want]], in which everything is wallpaper, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2fpgpanZAw End Love's]] bizarre stop motion, and the appropriately-titled [[http://www.youtube.com/user/OkGo#p/u/19/12zJw9varYE WTF?]], which makes use of delayed image. Also, every one of their videos is shot in one take. Every single one. (Except for the ones before "A Million Ways", which are itself still this trope)

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* OKGo Music/OKGo has a lot of these. Their catalog is about half surreal videos, half amazing choreography (like their treadmills video for "Here it Goes Again"). Surreal ones include [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAQZ_uui1SY Do What You Want]], in which everything is wallpaper, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2fpgpanZAw End Love's]] bizarre stop motion, and the appropriately-titled [[http://www.youtube.com/user/OkGo#p/u/19/12zJw9varYE WTF?]], which makes use of delayed image. Also, every one of their videos is shot in one take. Every single one. (Except for the ones before "A Million Ways", which are itself still this trope)
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