Former One Direction member, Liam Payne, has released the first single off his brand new EP, First Time out now on Republic Records.
“First Time” is an upbeat track featuring French Montana and has a slower, but still catchy vibe than Payne’s breakout single, “Strip That Down.” The music video itself is low-key with Payne cruising through the streets with French Montana.
Check it out above and see if you’re feeling Liam’s new single.
Yesterday, Justin Bieber released a music video for his new song, “Confident” featuring Chance The Rapper. Amidst all his legal troubles, Biebs is trudging through and working on what he does best–making the tweens swoon.
The song, as you can imagine, talks about him being into a girl who is confident. The video inserts dialogue between him and a chick whose number he wants. Not that you could call the worst pick up line ever as dialogue, but just go with it. At the end she agrees to give him her number, but the only exchange we see is a kiss. Because let’s be real, he probably doesn’t have to do much to pick up a girl.
I can’t say I’m a big fan of Chance The Rapper, in fact, I’d probably like the song a whole lot better without him. There’s also a few choreographed dance sequences in the video, but nothing over the top. See for yourself above.
After a long wait the music video for “I Found You” from The Wanted has been released. There’s three main observations on this for me. First, I love the song. I have been listening to it non-stop since it was first leaked on YouTube and can’t get enough of it. Second, and the most obvious is all the guys are looking real good. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to let you in on that one. Lastly, they are total bad asses in this video. I almost wish the fight scene could have lasted longer. If anyone said they could take on this boyband, they might want to think about that again.
I won’t ruin the whole “surprise” of the video, you can see that for yourself, but I did enjoy the twist with the female lead character. That was a nice little tease from Nathan. It was creative although I wouldn’t have expected this idea for this particular song, but I can’t complain. I would, however, like to know what happened to the footage filmed in LA that was supposed to be for this video. A completely different idea that must have gotten scrapped last minute, but it doesn’t hurt to throw it up as an unofficial video (hint, hint, guys). But for now, take a look at the official video above and be sure to buy the single on iTunes on November 4th.
[Edit: So, apparently the LA footage will be used for something else “just as big” according to Siva who told fans during a Twitcam session an hour before the video was released.]
After the teaser trailer that aired on The Voice US, the official complete music video for Justin Bieber‘s single, “Boyfriend” is finally here. I absolutely love the song, but the first thought of the video was this reminds me a lot of Justin Timberlake’s music video for “Like I Love You”. This seems to be a common thing with Director X who has done music videos for huge names like Usher, Nicki Minaj, Kanye, Jay-Z, Rihanna, David Guetta, Drake, you get the point. He has also directed multiple videos for The Wanted. Most recently for their new single, “Chasing The Sun” which has a very similar theme to the music video for “Tired of Being Sorry” by Enrique Iglesias. Similar video themes aside, the dancing was pretty cool. Would of been thrilled to see the Biebs do more of that. Also, might be nice to actually cast people who are relatively the same age as the artist otherwise it looks a bit awkward. Just sayin’.
My Morning Jacket took over YouTube today with 4 clips featured on the site’s homepage, including the premiere of the eye-popping, surreal video for “Holdin On To Black Metal.” Fans can also check out a special intro to the video, which is also an invite to catch the group live at Lollapalooza this weekend (set time is 8pm EDT this Saturday, August 6th). Additionally My Morning Jacket have curated a playlist of 18 videos of some of their favorite musical moments by artists like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Nicks, and Loretta Lynn.
The band kept things local for the video by working with the Louisville-based Sole Solution Studio for the clip, and filmed it at the idiosyncratic local watering hole Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium. The video also includes footage from the Jacket’s electrifying 2011 Bonnaroo performance.
Check out the new and improved version of the Beastie Boys “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” (long version) NOW above! The video was directed by Spike Jonze.