The 25 Best MUSIC VIDEOS of 2011

Every once in a while I meet someone who casually mentions that music videos are dead and I’m always shocked. Music videos have never been more alive and vibrant than they are now in the age of video democracy online. This post is a celebration of the creative spirit that fights every day to set great songs to even better visuals. You guys are my heroes.

Watch the videos in a countdown stye playlist below or continue on to catch them embedded 1-by-1 with my woefully minimal commentary. 

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KARL X JOHAN fan some synthy FLAMES

don’t lay it on me baby, don’t lay it on me now

♫ Karl X Johan – Flames

Karl X Johan is the collaborate project of two guys in Stockholm who have teamed up for some truly epic music. “Flames” layers slowly churning synths under emotion filled vocals to create a track that is moving in both senses of the word. Close your eyes as you listen and you’ll see it’s the kind of song that can transport your mind.

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