‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°636 – 2010s Music Videos

Christina Perri, Freya Ridings, Jamie Lawson, Taylor Swift, James Tw, James Arthur, Diplo, Ed Sheeran, Disclosure, Nick Jonas, Gotye, Olly Murs

They are the performers of twelve love songs that were ranked in various charts, this week (40/52) BUT … in the Tens 2010s.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

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‘L’Amour Toujours’  N°636 – 2010s Music Videos

Tracklist

1 . Christina Perri – Jar Of Hearts

‘You’re gonna catch a cold’
Written while she still worked at a restaurant and describing a heart-collecting ex-boyfriend, Christina Perri’s breakout song, “Jar of Hearts,” went viral after being featured on the UK version of “So You Think You Can Dance.” The music video is directed by Jay Martin.
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Featured on the 2011 album “Lovestrong”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

2 . Freya Ridings – Lost Without You

Inspired by deep heartbreak, Freya Ridings’ “Lost Without You” gained traction, a year after its release, when featured on the UK reality dating show, “Love Island.” It has been since used in 16 TV and film spots, including “American Idol” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” The accompanying music video is directed by Sophie Muller.
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Featured on the 2019 album “Freya Ridings”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

3 . Jamie Lawson – Wasn’t Expecting That

Driven by acoustic guitar and with a minimalistic production, Jamie Lawson’s song “Wasn’t Expecting That” initially seems like a straightforward love song but its lyrics delve deeper, addressing life’s unpredictability and transient nature. Directed by Bouha Kazmi, the music video depicts a couple’s love story disrupted by a terminal cancer diagnosis.
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Featured on the 2015 album “Jamie Lawson”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

4 . Taylor Swift – Begin Again [Taylor’s Version]

‘I’m coming off a little shy’
Taylor Swift’s “Begin Again” narrates Swift’s journey from a restrictive past relationship to newfound love. The music video for “Begin Again,” shot in Paris and directed by Philip Andelman, is set against iconic Parisian backdrops and embodies the optimism of rediscovering romance.
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Featured on the 2012 album “Red”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

5 . James Tw – When You Love Someone

James TW’s poignant song “When You Love Someone” addresses the often overlooked topic of divorce, aiming to provide comfort to children experiencing it. The heartfelt video accompanying the track is directed by Patrick Mason.
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Featured on the 2019 album “Chapters”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

6 . James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go

‘I said, “I already told ya I think that you should get some rest”‘
Co-written with Neil Ormandy and Steve Solomon in L.A., James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” is a romantic ballad describing a serendipitous love that transforms his life. The music video, directed by Felix Urbauer, portrays a blossoming romance.
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Featured on the 2016 album “Back from the Edge”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

7 . Diplo – Lonely (w/ Jonas Brothers)

Featuring the Jonas Brothers, famous producer Thomas Wesley better known as Diplo’s track “Lonely” is an EDM-country crossover, blending pop vocals, country guitar, and electronic elements. Directed by Brandon Dermer, the music video humorously addresses Diplo’s past indiscretion of livestreaming Joe and Sophie Turner’s private Vegas wedding and his subsequent endeavours to reconnect with the brothers.
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Featured on the 2020 album “Chapter 1: Snake Oil”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

8 . Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

‘Will your mouth still remember the taste of my love?’
Co-written with Amy Wadge, Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is a ballad about enduring love, though the lyrics hint at a relationship’s potential end. Directed by Emil Nava, the music video features Sheeran dancing like a pro with Brittany Cherry from “So You Think You Can Dance.”
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2014 album “x
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Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

9 . Disclosure – Magnets (w/ Lorde)

‘Say it to me, let’s embrace the point of no return’
Disclosure, consisting of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence, team up with Lorde for “Magnets,” a song about a forbidden attraction and around the phrase “point of no return.” The song’s video, directed by Ryan Hope, highlights Lorde as a seductive and dark figure involved with a married man – played by actor Iddo Goldberg – till she ultimately takes revenge on the man for his infidelity, leading to his dramatic death in a fiery pool.
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Featured on the 2015 album “Caracal”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

10 . Nick Jonas – Levels

‘Give me that now and later, I can’t get enough’
Co-written by Sam Martin, Nick Jonas’ song “Levels” blends pop and electro and emphasizes “levels to your love,” suggesting depth and layers in a relationship. Directed by Colin Tilley, the accompanying music video features Jonas singing alongside dancers in a vast warehouse setting, with intriguing visuals like a model using a sledgehammer and scenes of Jonas breakdancing on a glass floor.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2014 album “Nick Jonas”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

11 . Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (w/ Kimbra)

Built on the guitar riff of Luiz Bonfa’s song “Seville” and sampling the nursery rhyme “Baa Baa Black Sheep,” “Somebody That I Used to Know,” a collaboration between Gotye, whose real name is Wouter “Wally” De Backer and Kimbra, expresses relief over a relationship’s end and the desire for acknowledgment that a shared past matters. Directed by Natasha Pincus, the music video features Gotye and Kimbra camouflaged against a painted backdrop, a design by Emma Hack.
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Featured on the 2011 album “Making Mirrors”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

12 . Olly Murs – Moves (w/ Snoop Dogg)

‘Got the dad dance moves, they ain’t ready for ’em’
A part of the soundtrack for Rowan Atkinson’s film “Johnny English Strikes Again,” Olly Murs’ song “Moves” is penned by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac. In the music video, directed by Isaac Rentz and featuring English Supermodel/Actress Elsie Hewitt, Murs sneaks into a Snoop Dogg party with Atkinson appearing as the bartender.
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Featured on the 2018 album “You Know I Know”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

For THE FULL ‘L’AMOUR TOUJOURS’ COLLECTION click here

NB . You may wonder what are these “Quotes” attached to certain photos above. Well! For a specific song, we take a still from the video on one side and select a lyric from the song on the other. We then merge the two. Et voilà!

Love Quotes • You’re gonna catch a cold (Christina Perri) • I’m coming off a little shy (Taylor Swift) • I said, “I already told ya I think that you should get some rest” (James Arthur) • Will your mouth still remember the taste of my love? (Ed Sheeran) • Say it to me, let’s embrace the point of no return (Disclosure) • Give me that now and later, I can’t get enough (Nick Jonas) • Got the dad dance moves, they ain’t ready for ’em (Olly Murs)

Music-wise : Uk Pop, Rock, R&B, Pop, Indietronica, Electro House, Dance Pop

This week Top 20 in L'Amour Toujours on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on February 18, 2024

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