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12 New Music Videos That Prove Europe is Top of the Pops

LBB Editorial, 7 months ago

The continent’s hottest new promos to convert the most hardened Eurosceptic

12 New Music Videos That Prove Europe is Top of the Pops

Is there such a thing as European creative style? From the glitzy cheese of Eurovision to the louche charm of Serge Gainsbourg and the Scandi mash up of rustic simplicity and cutting edge technology, there’s a diversity of voices, styles and ideas. But one thing that unites the continent is that it’s the strongest when it comes to music video.

Countries like France have gained a reputation for producing super chic, super cool, super fun videos and in London, big name commercial directors like Dom & Nic and Ringan Ledwidge have been revisiting their pop promo roots and wowing fans. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites from the past few months that we think prove that when it comes to music vids, no one beats the Euro trash.



Massive Attack, Young Fathers - Voodoo In My Blood

Director: Ringan Ledwidge

Production Company: Rattling Stick




Steve Mason - Planet Sizes

Director: Anna Ginsburg

Animators: Anna Ginsburg, Loup Blaster, Toby Mortimer


OK Go - Upside Down & Inside Out

Director: Trish Sie, Damian Kulash

Production Company: A Bob Industries Production

Creative Agency: Tutkovbudkov




Stuck In The Sound - Miracle

Director: Jakarno

Production Company: Passion Paris



The Chemical Brothers - Wide Open ft. Beck

Director: Dominic Hawley & Nic Goffey

Production Company: Outsider




Zayn - Pillowtalk

Director: Bouha Kazmi

Production Company: Independent 




Tame Impala - The Less I Know The Better

Director: CANADA

Production Company: CANADA



Camp Claude - Golden Prize

Director: Diane Sagnier

Production Company: QUAD



Vant - Fly-By Alien

Director: Youth Hymns

Production Company: Partizan 




The Shoes ft. Dominic Lord - 1960s Horror

Director: Emile Sornin

Production Company: Division 




New Order - Tutti Frutti

Director: Tom Haines

Production Company: BOLD



David Bowie - Lazarus

Director: Johan Renck

Production Company: Gisla & Renck


Category: Music video , Short films

Genre: Music performance