You'd think the purpose of a music video would be to add another layer of meaning to the sound and lyrics. But sometimes, the point is to have a bunch of celebrities pour suspiciously watery milk on their spandex-bound bodies, because that is Here, 18 of the sexiest, steamiest visuals to ever appear on TRL what a time you were, late '90s, what a time or, now, YouTube.
At the core of the Fischer-edited clip was Spooner, newly buff and mustachioed, delivering a sultry take into the camera. But rather than just deliver that single scorch of sexiness, Spooner has now offered his own edit of the video — one that amps the homoeroticism to volcanic steaminess. A collection of extraordinarily architected visuals he co-produced with photographer Yuki James, the images depict Spooner with his friends, his lovers, and collaborators in a beckoning thrill of nudity.
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Earned It finds its protagonist — in this case Abel Tesfaye, dressed like a Rat Pack crooner — performing in front of a group of cabaret dancers. Let me warn you before you fire up the video below: there is a lot of flesh on display here. Unfortunately, our singer remains very much clothed, and spends almost the entirety of the video making little effort to express any emotions other than mild interest directed towards a flesh coloured bra about two minutes in.
These 30 videos, which range from the earliest days of MTV through the era of YouTube-enabled smartphones, turned up the heat, as well as the chatter. Missouriwhere she was surrounded by thrilled crew members. The person I was with was stopping me from explaining how I felt.
Flash forward toand none of those things are true anymore. But with all that's changed, the music video still reigns paramount in the pop world, as a conversation-starter, as a starmaker, as a cementer of legacy. Though the ways we consume music videos in would've been almost unthinkable at century's start, the impact they have on our lives and pop culture remains relatively similar.
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Still from Justify My Love. I had to consult with school kids that had cable about what these things were and who these people were. These were the 90s, the pre-YouTube years, when music videos had truly come into their own as an art form hybrid of music and film. It was these years spent sitting in front of the TV, waiting for that one Hole video or one No Doubt video to come on every few hours, that turned Ryann into something on a music video aficionado.