Top 25 Music Videos of 2010
Many music videos were released this year (duh). Many of them were good (duh). Many of them were bad (duh).
These are the good ones (okay).
Arcade Fire – The Wilderness Downtown
You can put the address of your house that you grew up in and it will be the centerpiece of the video. That’s cool.
Best Coast – When I’m WithYou
Best Coast brings the Californian vibe with cats, In & Out, beaches, and Ronald McDonald. That’s cool.
The Black Keys – Tighten Up
The Black Keys’ kids fight over girl, The Black Keys fight over woman. Hilarity ensues. That’s cool.
Cee-Lo Green – F’ You
If you haven’t seen this video, you ain’t cool.
Cloud Nothings – Hey Cool Kid
Nerdy kid turns a homeless man into a basketball playing android that sets things on fire? That’s cool.
Das Racist – Who’s That? Brooown
A playable video game as well as a sweet video? That’s cool.
Die Antwoord – Zef Side
This is absolutely ridiculous. Yo DJ Hi-Tek… That’s cool.
Duck Sauce – Barbra Streisand
A ton of cameos and a glipse of New York life. Barbra Streisand. That’s cool.
Fang Island – Life Coach
Non computerized slow motion, asian elvis, a castle man, a man of flowers, a gorilla man, and lighting effects. That’s cool.
Flying Lotus – Kill Your Co-Workers
Crazy animation, funny dialogue, and a simple plot turned into a movie worth watching. That’s cool.
Gorillaz – On Melancholy Hill
It’s a Gorillaz music video. What do you expect? It’s cool.
Hot Chip – I Feel Better
Boy bands, lasers, a head of a big black guy, and nerds in audience of all girls. That’s cool.
James Blake – Limit To Your Love
You think it’s over then the bass kicks in. That’s cool.
Janelle Monae – Tightrope
An asylum, soulful, funky music, Big Boi, and a whole bunch of crazy awesome dancing. That’s cool.
Kanye West – Runaway
35 minutes long incorporating many of the songs from his new album? That’s cool.
Lady Gaga – Telephone
Beyonce bails Lady Gaga out of jail to kill a whole restaurant full of people? That’s cool.
LCD Soundsystem – Drunk Girls
A horde of pandas assault LCD Soundsystem and their set. That’s cool
OK Go – This Too Shall Pass
The Rube Goldberg machine of Rube Goldberg machines. That’s cool.
Sleigh Bells – Infinity Guitars
Explosions, baseball bats, rabid dogs, cheerleaders.
Sufjan Stevens – Too Much
Sufjan gets to show off his dance moves, his lady friends, and his trash. That’s cool.
Surfer Blood – Floating Vibes
Surfer Blood does their take on public TV from the age of VHS tapes. That’s cool.
Tame Impala – Solitude is Bliss
A post-apocalyptic society, one crazy dude, and a whole lot of people walking a certain way. That’s cool.
Vampire Weekend – Giving Up the Gun
A boatload of cameos, tennis and milk bathing. That’s cool.
Wavves – Post Acid
A bunch of stoner skateboarders (Wavves), an alien, montage ensues. That’s cool.
Yeasayer – O.N.E.
A futuristic nightclub, crazy dancers, crazy games of lasers, and a face shifting guy in construction pants. That’s cool.