Here’s a little retrospective for the year. This is my favourite music videos out of all the ones that I’ve posted this year. This isn’t a list of stuff that’s been made this year (though some of it was), and I’m not counting reposts or any that other people got to. Although the list is WAM-based, my own musical taste is reflected slightly.
#10: Christina Millian: “Dip It Low”
This lacks facial and hair coverage, which is why it’s rather low on the list. From 1:50, Christina gets covered in black paint and used as a paintbrush.
#9: Paramore: “Pressure”
Paramore in their early days end up wet under a sprinkler system, as do some of the actors in the video, including a young Hayley Williams and a couple of actresses.
#8: Alanis Morisette: “You Learn”
Alanis and some friends have a pie fight at 2:55. This very nearly missed the cut-off for 2012, since I kept on altering the schedule – all that I had set in stone was last week’s video.
#7: Evanescence: “Lithium”
There’s plenty of options for seeing Amy Lee wet. I was originally going to choose “Going Under” purely since it was the first time and seemed to spawn a few imitators (such as In This Moment’s “Forever”), but I went for this one instead simply for the ending where Amy sinks into a pit of black goo.
#6: The Offspring: “Want You Bad”
Having a video where quite a lot of men get covered in foam is no doubt a tad controversial but I don’t care. It’s my list. This is just a fun video for a fun song and there’s plenty of foamy females in there too. Just look at the last three seconds or so.
#5: AC/DC: “Cover You In Oil”
If I have to explain this one, you’re on the wrong blog.
#4: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu: “Fashion Monster”
At 4:08, Kyary gets covered in pink slime by a monster that has transformed from the moon. As you do. I’ve rated this one so high simply because it actually has gunge, which the others seem to lack.
#3: Epica: “Storm The Sorrow”
While it’s definitely my favourite celebrity messing of 2012, and my favourite music video of 2012, there’s two that I posted this year that are better. After all, I didn’t mention it in the FSF discussion, did I? 😉
#2: Little Birdy: “Beautiful To Me”
You’ve seen the banner, you should know how well Katy Steele (and her male bandmates, but we can ignore them) get splattered with paint in this.
#1: Otep: “Rise, Rebel, Resist”
In the FSF discussion, I noted this as my favourite music video that wasn’t in my previous top 10. As such, it’s not really a surprise to see it here. Not-Palin gets a very thorough coating of oil in this video.
Well with that, all that’s left for me to say is a belated Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and I swear I’ll get the Christmas SSD up tomorrow after work! I’ve been quite ill lately, so haven’t been able to work on it.