Your 5 Greatest Music Videos Of All Time

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So, I haven't seen many threads here discussing music videos. Maybe it has something to do with how... uninspired they've been in the past decade. But, there are at least some musicians who understand that a music video is not just way to further promote a song and make a quick buck and from them we are treated to some truly magnificent pieces of art.

So what are your five personal greatest video ever?

5.) Nine Inch Nails- Closer
4.) Michael and Janet Jackson- Scream
3.) Radiohead- Paranoid Android
2.) Madonna- Bedtime Story
1.) Björk- All Is Full of Love

So what everyone else? List your five favorites!
Hmm... not too many stick in my mind. I haven't watched videos in a long, long time.

The longform "Broken" by Nine Inch Nails comes to mind. Pretty horrific, that one is.

The video for Professional Griefers by Deadmau5 is pretty cool.

thinking...

yeah, I'm drawing a blank otherwise. I just don't watch that many music videos.
5. Beastie Boys - CH-Check it Out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9rnGp6_jHI

4. Modest Mouse - Float on
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTAud5O7Qqk

3. Muse - Knights of Cydonia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Yc3HhSl1Q

2. The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOG3eus4ZSo

1. Flogging Molly - Float
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-PmyAfQ5xY
1:
Eternity - Morkintash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU7YKTeRrpo&feature=share&list=UUN4QmKooXwXsKpq9tQcwFBQ

Well it isn't fantastic or anything, but I made it and the music when I was 13 and hadn't uploaded until last year. (20 now) Trust me, it isn't crazy fantastic or anything, but I'm still amazed I was able to do it. :)
(I still wished I didn't put those stupid still pictures randomly in between...)

2:
Out Of The Blue - System F (Ferry Corsten)
http://youtu.be/Qgx_V0So0qk

Dear god is this one corny looking, but it's old as hell to. 1999 when Trance was still in its infancy. Was and still a great song in my POV. I can live without the silly music video with the two nuts though. XD

3:
Klingon Style
http://youtu.be/CayMeza487M

Another that's pretty damn corny, but I was rolling when I saw this the first time.

4:
Broken Tonight - Armin Van Buuren
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=yS5PNr_kew8#t=17s

Very interesting because it's the first music video that I've seen with a midget as the singer. One of my favorite songs, and his voice is awesome. :)

5:
Exodar Disco
http://youtu.be/mPxDfGLbP4E

Yep... :-)
Dire Straits -- "Brothers In Arms"

Aha -- "Take On Me" (I think that was the song, might have been another)

Can't really think of any others I thought were even worth watching.
1: Rammsteins "Mein Teil" it's not exactly safe for work so I'd rather not post it.

2: Billy Idols "Cradle of Love" Bit of an inside joke for that one.

3: OOMPHs "Labyrinth" because I am an absolute sucker for top hats.

4: Emigrates "New York City" Really weird video but I get to see the singer shirtless *thumbs up*

5: Another Rammstein one. For the Piano Version of "Mein Herz Brennt" that one was just beautiful.
In no particular order:

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Metallica - One

Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know

Chris Isaak – Wicked Game

The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

These aren't necessarily the greatest or my fav but they are 5 awesome videos
Beastie Boys - "Shadrach" Each frame was painted by hand.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEVfHmjKOrM

Tool -"Sober"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hglVqACd1C8

Fatboy Slim - "Weapon Of Choice" Christopher Walken Dancing is all that needs to be said....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCDIYvFmgW8

Death Cab For Cutie -"I will follow You into the dark" The Plans Video Album version
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEGXU773tTM

Beastie Boys - "Fight For Your Right (Revisited)" So many Cameos.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evA-R9OS-Vo
Tool - Prison Sex
Nine Inch Nails - Only
Oomph - Labyrinth
Aesthetic Perfection - Inhuman
The Gothsicles - Save Dat Mermaid
Dire Straits -- "Brothers In Arms"

Aha -- "Take On Me" (I think that was the song, might have been another)

Can't really think of any others I thought were even worth watching.


Glad to see Take On Me there, that's a fantastic video!

Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Michael Jackson - Leave Me Alone

Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity

Guns N Roses - November Rain
Tool - Prison Sex
Nine Inch Nails - Only
Oomph - Labyrinth
Aesthetic Perfection - Inhuman
The Gothsicles - Save Dat Mermaid


Bullet you are not helping me with my Labyrinth obsession XD I had to go watch it after you brought it up too.
Virtual Insanity - Jamiroquai

Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins

Take on Me - Aha

Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz

Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
5. Kamelot - The Haunting (Ft. Simone Simons)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lecZ8UnsjLs
4. Blind Guardian - A Voice in the Dark
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIZNb96EQJ8
3. Hammerfall - Hearts on Fire
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niY7WvAoHjU
2. Sonata Arctica - Flag in the Ground
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kObI4XuTR2o
1. Epica - Unleashed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6rgXrgmjgA
5. Kamelot - The Haunting (Ft. Simone Simons)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lecZ8UnsjLs
4. Blind Guardian - A Voice in the Dark
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIZNb96EQJ8
3. Hammerfall - Hearts on Fire
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niY7WvAoHjU
2. Sonata Arctica - Flag in the Ground
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kObI4XuTR2o
1. Epica - Unleashed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6rgXrgmjgA


I know I sound like a hipster right now but not in Europe
5. Hammerfall - One More Time
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i7H1--JxVw

4. Blind Guardian - Another Stranger Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv-Nn-yNpAQ

3. Leave's Eyes - Elegy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNgOJDL9iyQ

2. Nightwish - Nemo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIBdpFJyFkc

1. Helloween - Are you Metal?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhrC2LJn5Aw
Tied with
Epica Storm the Sorrow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Cw-Wg-OtBQ
Nightwish - Over the Hills and Far Away (Gary Moore cover)
Tarja Turunen - Die Alive
Avenge Sevenfold - Nightmare (Not an A7X or Metalcore fan but Nightmare was a good song with an insane music video)
Helloween - I Want Out (Had a good message that Helloween wants to come out)
Metallica - One (I did like the story to it but I don't think Metallica's works after that album were good)
Learning to Fly - Pink Floyd
Pokerface - Lady GaGa
Sweet Dreams -Marilyn Manson
Thriller -Micheal Jackson( never liked him, but the video is awesome)
Black Hole Sun -Soundgarden
5. Helena - My Chemical Romance
4. Kamelot - The Haunting (Ft. Simone Simons)
3. Blind Guardian - Mr. Sandman (Chordettes cover)
2. Leave's eyes - To France (Mike Oldfield Cover)
1. Moonspell - Scorpion Flower

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