In previous Best of Music Video posts (part 1 and part 2) we’ve looked at everything from Johnny Cash to Prodigy to Death in Vegas to NIN and then some – and if you noticed a certain … heaviness … five points to Gryffindor. Today, in honor of the beautiful weather outside, we’re going to look at some of great rock video’s comparatively lighter moments.
We’ll start with one of the cleverest narratives I’ve ever seen in the video genre, Blues Traveler’s retelling of the Wizard of Oz fable from “Run Around.” Cynical, anyone? (And by the way, what did Adam Duritz ever do to John Popper?) (More…)