‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°639 – 2010s Music Videos

Selena Gomez, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Ben Haenow, Rihanna, Maroon 5, P!Nk, Adele, Rebecca Ferguson, R. City, Little Mix, Katy Perry

They are the performers of twelve love songs that were ranked in various charts, this week (43/52) BUT … in the Tens 2010s.

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

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‘L’Amour Toujours’  N°639 – 2010s Music Videos

Tracklist

1 . Selena Gomez – Lose You To Love Me

Co-written with Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, Selena Gomez’s “Lose You to Love Me” is a poignant ballad reflecting on a former relationship (Justin Bieber?). The music video, directed by Sophie Muller and shot entirely on an iPhone 11, embodies a more intimate ambiance in black and white with Gomez, initially appearing uneasy, gradually transitions to a state of closure and liberation as she bids farewell to past love.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2020 album “Rare”.

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

2 . Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love

”Cause lately, I’ve been waking up alone’
Ed Sheeran’s “Give Me Love” narrates the tale of a near-ended relationship seeking revival, with themes of desire imbalance leading both individuals to drink. The song’s music video, directed by Emil Nava, explores a narrative where Cupid, portrayed by a disheartened blonde angel and played by Isabel Lucas, yearns for love. “Give Me Love” later found its way into popular culture, featured in a Michael Bay-directed commercial, “Love is Heavenly” for Victoria’s Secret.
HEAR IT

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Lyrics >> More by the same : Official Site

3 . Lady Gaga – Shallow

‘Ain’t it hard keepin’ it so hardcore?’
A cornerstone track in the film “A Star Is Born,” “Shallow” is performed by Bradley Cooper (Jackson Maine) and Lady Gaga (Ally). The song, written by Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt, marks, in the movie, the duo’s first live performance, catapulting Ally to stardom, blending the tender guitar intro with a robust chorus, showcasing the distinctive vocal dynamics between Cooper’s restrained tones and Gaga’s potent delivery.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2018 album “A Star Is Born (2018)”.

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

4 . Ben Haenow – Second Hand Heart (w/ Kelly Clarkson)

A vibrant indie-pop track with a country-folk vibe, “Second Hand Heart” is a collaboration between Ben Haenow of “The X Factor UK” and “American Idol” season one winner, Kelly Clarkson. In the music video, Ben embarks on an adventurous journey across America, and that includes hitchhiking and cycling, to reach Kelly’s doorstep. Then Cut!
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2015 album “Ben Haenow”.

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

5 . Rihanna – Diamonds

‘Find light in the beautiful sea’
Penned swiftly by Sia and co-produced by Benny Blanco, “Diamonds” by Rihanna is a hopeful message about love and empowerment, using diamonds as a metaphor for inner strength. The accompanying video, directed by Anthony Mandler, showcases Rihanna, dressed in a white gown and a long black wig, navigating between light and dark scenarios. Talk about smoking diamonds, facing a car chase, being stranded in a desert, amidst an ocean, or amid a riot.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2012 album “Unapologetic”.

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

6 . Maroon 5 – Girls Like You (w/ Cardi B)

‘I’m thinkin’ more of white Porsches and karats’
Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You” is enhanced by Cardi B’s distinctive verse towards the end. Directed by David Dobkin, the music video is a homage to notable women from various fields, making it a visual celebration of female empowerment. As Adam Levine performs center-stage with a rotating camera, each rotation reveals a different celebrity like Jennifer Lopez, Ellen DeGeneres, Millie Bobby Brown, activist Ilhan Omar, Olympian Aly Raisman, and actresses Gal Gadot and Tiffany Haddish.
HEAR IT

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

7 . P!nk – Try

‘Ever wonder about what he’s doing?’
The song “Try” by P!nk is an eerie anthem infused with keys and guitar, emphasizing resilience and relentless tenacity in facing adversities. The music video, directed by Floria Sigismondi, features P!nk and dancer Colt Prattes engaged in a passionate dance, that sometimes looks more like a physical struggle than a dance, illustrating a tumultuous relationship.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2012 album “The Truth About Love”.

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

8 . Adele – Send My Love [To Your New Lover]

Co-written with Max Martin and Shellback, Adele’s “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” is a catchy tune , embodying a mature, minimalistic vibe that encourages moving on post-breakup. Directed by Patrick Daughters, the music video features Adele in a floral Dolce & Gabbana dress against a black backdrop, with trippy visual effects.
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Featured on the 2015 album “25“.25+vinyl+album&tag=radiovideomus-20′ target=’_blank’ rel=’noopener’>

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

9 . Rebecca Ferguson – Backtrack

The video was directed by Ben Peters.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2011 album “Heaven”.

Lyrics >> More by the same : Official Site

10 . R. City – Locked Away (w/ Adam Levine)

‘Now tell me would you really ride with me?’
Blending Caribbean hip-hop beats with emotive lyrics, produced by Dr. Luke and featuring Adam Levine, “Locked Away” by R. City, a duo comprised of brothers Theron “Uptown AP” and Timothy “A.I.” Thomas, questions love’s resilience amid adversity. The music video unveils tragic stories of different families facing hardships: a soldier father leaving his daughter for war, a debt-ridden couple, and a young woman arrested in her father’s presence.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2015 album “What Dreams Are Made Of”.

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

11 . Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex

‘Forget that boy, I’m over it’
Co-written by member Perrie Edwards, presumably about ex-fiancé Zayn Malik, “Shout Out To My Ex” by Little Mix comes with a lively music video directed by Sarah Chatfield. Taking viewers on a whimsical journey from a caravan house to a desert, passing through a purple forest and a secluded pool club, the video not only shows a particularly eye-catching Leigh-Anne Pinnock, who boldly flaunts an eye-popping bikini by the pool, but also delivers a spirited message of reclaiming independence post-breakup.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2016 album “Glory Days”.

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

12 . Katy Perry – Harleys In Hawaii

A seductive mid-tempo tune co-written with Johan Carlsson, Jacob Kasher, and Charlie Puth, “Harleys In Hawaii” by Katy Perry evokes a Hawaiian ambiance especially as she articulates “You and I – ai, riding Harleys in Hawaii-ai-ai.” Directed by Manson (Pau Lopez, Gerardo del Hierro, and Tomas Pena), the accompanying video, laden with candy-colored visuals, starts with Perry in a leather jacket with a yin-yang logo amidst a group of Harley riders, transitioning to scenes by a pool, a stop for karaoke at a tiki bar and back to the road trip with her bearded companion.
HEAR IT

Featured on the 2020 album “Smile”.

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

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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 • ‘Cause lately, I’ve been waking up alone (Ed Sheeran) • Ain’t it hard keepin’ it so hardcore? (Lady Gaga) • Find light in the beautiful sea (Rihanna) • I’m thinkin’ more of white Porsches and karats (Maroon 5) • Ever wonder about what he’s doing? (P!Nk) • Now tell me would you really ride with me? (R. City) • Forget that boy, I’m over it (Little Mix) •

Music-wise : Pop, Dance Pop, Hip Hop, Reggae Fusion

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

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on February 25, 2024

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