For one reason or another, music videos- or at least their impact on Pop culture- just aren’t the same.
Perhaps down to the scarcity of cash in the industry, it’s fair to say that the music video has felt the full force of the business’ switch from shifting albums to selling singles.
Economically it makes sense with most of today’s act hardly bringing in enough to warrant budgets the likes of Michael Janet were afforded, but can you really put a price on creativity?
Are lack of finances to blame for videos which- quite frankly- are as generic as the singles they are in aid of?
How many of these will stand the test of time?
Peep a few memorable videos and weigh in after the jump…
So what do you think?