Dec 072011

The phrase “cover music video” is something of a misnomer. The fact that these songs were originally performed by other artists has, in all cases but one, nothing to do with the video. We might more accurately call this list “Best Music Videos for Songs That Just So Happen to Be Covers.” Still, the cover angle gives us a chance to look at some brilliant music videos that mostly flew somewhat under the radar. Continue reading »

Feb 012011

Berlin-based Skin Diary has fired the first shot in the war for Cover Video of 2011 with their wild take on Blondie’s “Heart of Glass.” Supersaturated color, Peter Gabriel-style stop motion photography, and girls murdering angels all feature prominently in this story of a woman who ultimately finds true love with herself (when herself is Godzilla). Continue reading »