‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°653 – 2010s Music Videos

Roberto Surace, Post Malone, Swae Lee, The Rolling Stones, Everything Everything, P!nk, Panic! At The Disco, Kings Of Leon, Calvin Harris, Rudimental, Foals, Maroon 5, Billie Eilish

They are the performers of twelve amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos that 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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‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’  N°653 – 2010s Music Videos

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Tracklist

1 . Roberto Surace – Joys

‘My friends say I’m lucky To have found someone as good as you’
An Ibiza summer anthem, the Italian DJ Roberto Surace’s track “Joys” comes with an hilarious video by Alex Southam that depicts what really goes down during “the morning after the night before.”
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Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

2 . Post Malone, Swae Lee – Sunflower

Actually more pop than rap, “Sunflower” is American rappers Post Malone and Swae Lee’s contribution to the soundtrack, put together by music producer Metro Boomin, of the movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
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Featured on the 2018 album “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”.

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

3 . The Rolling Stones – Doom And Gloom

‘And all the passengers were drunk and insane’
Their first new music release in over seven years, “Doom and Gloom” by The Rolling Stones echoes their earlier sound with a call to revelry amidst prevailing gloom. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund and starring actress Noomi Rapace playing multiple characters, while having a bold scene flashing her chest, the video is a vivid depiction of the song’s lyrics.
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Featured on the 2012 album “GRRR!”.

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

4 . Everything Everything – Cough Cough

‘(Cough cough) yeah, (cough cough) so, (cough cough) um’
British indie band Everything Everything’s “Cough Cough” critiques society’s blind greed and evokes the conflicting desire to escape it. At some point, the music video directed by frontman Jonathan Higgs depicts bandmate Jeremy Pritchard being force-fed crude oil.
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Featured on the 2013 album “Arc”.

Lyrics >> More by the same : Official Site

5 . P!nk – Blow Me [One Last Kiss]

‘I’ve had a sh— day’
Co-written with producer Greg Kurstin, P!nk’s song “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” reflects the tumultuous end of a romance gone sour, embracing a wild night out alone as a remedy. Directed by Dave Meyers, the black-and-white video, filmed at Malibu Creek State Park, California and starring Michael Cardelle and Andreas Holm-Hansen, tells a cheeky tale of seeking revenge and eventually finding a comedic, explosive closure.
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Featured on the 2012 album “The Truth About Love”.

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

6 . Panic! At The Disco – High Hopes

A collaborative effort of nine songwriters, “High Hopes” by Panic! At The Disco stands as a testament to perseverance and optimism. The accompanying music video, directed by Brendan Walter and Mel Soria, visualizes frontman Brendon Urie’s daring ascent up a skyscraper and culminates in a rooftop jam with his band.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Pray for the Wicked”.

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

7 . Kings Of Leon – Find Me

Blending swift riffs with expansive U2-esque effects, “Find Me” by Kings of Leon is hailed by fans as a nostalgic return to the band’s roots. Directed by Dimitri Basil, the music video showcases band members – the brothers Followill, and their cousin Matthew – engaging in a riveting search for escaped bandits.
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Featured on the 2016 album “Walls”.

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

8 . Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing (w/ Florence Welch)

‘It isn’t easy for me to let it go’
Fusing Calvin Harris’s electronic beats with Florence Welch’s ethereal voice, “Sweet Nothing” narrates the darker underbelly of a relationship marred by its vacuity. Under Vincent Haycock’s direction, the music video, filmed at a working men’s club in Dalston, London, portrays Welch as a lounge singer enthralling a gentlemen’s club audience, while her abusive boyfriend endures a brutal retaliatory assault by thugs.
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Featured on the 2012 album “18 Months”.

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

9 . Rudimental – Lay It All On Me (w/ Ed Sheeran)

Mixing the emotive vocals of Ed Sheeran who wrote it and warm piano chords, “Lay It All On Me” by British band Rudimental comes as a message of seeking solace in trusted loved ones amid chaos. Directed by Emil Nava, the video featuring a subtle cameo by Sheeran, juxtaposes harsh imagery of war and violence with tender scenes of family life.
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Featured on the 2015 album “We the Generation”.

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

10 . Foals – The Runner

Foals’ “The Runner” lyrically follows the aftermath depicted in the concluding tracks of their previous album “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1,” echoing a narrative of resilience in a post-apocalyptic scenario, expressing a journey through the embers towards self-realization. The music video, directed by Quentin Deronzier, portrays frontman Yannis Philippakis confronting his evil doppelgänger, played by Vincent Heneine, in a surreal chase transitioning through paintings.
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Featured on the 2019 album “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2”.

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

11 . Maroon 5 – Don’t Wanna Know (w/ Kendrick Lamar)

‘My friends are actin’ strange’
Set to a catchy, tropical beat and featuring a stanza by Kendrick Lamar, Maroon 5’s “Don’t Wanna Know,” explores the emotional terrain of longing and moving on from past love. Directed by David Dobkin, the music video features Adam Levine pining for Sarah Silverman’s character and other celebs like Vince Vaughn and Ed Helms, everyone dressed as whimsical characters inspired by Pokémon GO and pursued by smartphone-wielding humans.
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Featured on the 2017 album “Red Pill Blues“.

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

12 . Billie Eilish – when the party’s over

‘But nothin’ is better sometimes’
Co-created with her brother Finneas, “when the party’s over” by Billie Eilish expresses the melancholy and resolution in confronting and letting go of a toxic relationship. In the music video directed by Carlos López Estrada, Eilish, in an all-white outfit and silver chains, is seen in a white room where she drinks a black liquid, which eventually streams out of her eyes.
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Featured on the 2019 album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”.

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 select a still image from the video on one side and choose a lyric from the song on the other side. We ensure that the lyric has a connection to the image, although sometimes the connection may be far-fetched or based on a double entendre, creating a humorous or meme-like combination when the two are merged together. Et voilà!

Bizarre Quotes • My friends say I’m lucky To have found someone as good as you (Roberto Surace) • And all the passengers were drunk and insane (The Rolling Stones) • (Cough cough) yeah, (cough cough) so, (cough cough) um (Everything Everything) • I’ve had a sh— day (P!nk) • It isn’t easy for me to let it go (Calvin Harris) • My friends are actin’ strange (Maroon 5) • But nothin’ is better sometimes (Billie Eilish)

Music-wise : Indie Rock, Dance Pop, Electro House, Melodic Rap, Modern Rock, Pop

This week Top 20 in HipHop & Soul on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on May 19, 2024

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