Remember when you could actually see music videos on MTV? It was pretty darn cool seeing a visual representation go hand-in-hand with the latest singles from your favorite bands. Unfortunately, it seems like my generation kind of killed that aspect, and mutated MTV into an awful channel full of terrible “reality” shows.
Next up is one from the always entertaining Bowling For Soup. In addition to having a unique band name, the Bowling for Soup boys have been known to write some pretty up-beat, catchy tunes. Most notably their classic hit “1985” from the album “A Hangover You Don’t Deserve.” While I debated posting the video to that song, I thought I’d go with a different single of theirs which had a video that I found to be a bit funnier. That song being “High School Never Ends.” A statement that really rings true to a lot of us. Enjoy.
There is always that one band that you either really like, or you really don’t. Well, let’s be honest, there’s a few bands like that. The most common one I hear, however, would be New Found Glory. I, personally, like them. But I know some people just can’t get past front-man Jordan Pundik’s nasally vocals. Be that as it may, they have quite a few catchy tunes, and “My Friends Over You” tops the list as my favorite of theirs.
As much as I really, REALLY don’t care for My Chemical Romance, I must admit that I DO enjoy their song “I’m Not Okay (I Promise).” This song not only launched them into the spotlight of the early 2000’s, but it also led many an emo kid to their favorite band. Which, subsequently, broke up recently. I AM a fan, however, of front-man Gerard Way’s comic ventures “The Umbrella Academy” and “Edge of the Spider-Verse” issue #5. What was I saying? Oh yeah, here’s one of the funniest music videos I have ever seen:
Dave Grohl’s powerhouse band Foo Fighters has consistently come out with so many good songs since their debut. Those songs always have some of the most entertaining music videos of any modern band. That being said, I found it quite difficult to just pick one, as this entire article could be devoted to FF videos. In the end, however, I have decided to post the video to my personal favorite song of theirs, “Everlong.”
Last but not least, I submit to you “Bada Bing! Wid a Pipe!” from the fantastic Four Year Strong. In addition to being an awesome song, the video pokes fun at quite a few popular artists such as Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliot, Mariah Carey, and Blind Melon. This is also the song that introduced me to FYS, and subsequently got me hooked on them*.
Well, that’s my list of the most entertaining music videos. I know there are many, many more, but let’s be honest this article would be entirely way too long! Let me know what you think, and tell me some of your favorites!
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*- Side note: I will be seeing Four Year Strong at the Troubadour in LA on November 7th, so if you see me be sure to say hi!