Katy Perry’s “E.T.” New Music Video

I’ve already commented on how Katy Perry’s latest single, “E.T.” sounds like t.A.T.u.’s “All the Things She Said”. You can check out that blog here.

Now, moving on, I wanted to comment on this beautiful music video. The video starts in a junkyard and a faint old-fashioned song is heard in an echo. Can’t help but think of Disney’s Wall-E, where a robot is alone in a junkyard, looking for love. Katy Perry plays different aliens, floating in the air, and also on Earth. The make-up and colors are amazing. Music videos are blowing up lately. Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and Katy Perry have all recently released music videos with amazing colors, visuals, out-of-this-world effects and strong club anthems.

I’m loving it, I love pop, I love music videos, and the “music video” is back in style now. Now there is a ton of money poured into these music videos. I hope this lasts, because this is the ultimate art-form; to pair music to moving images.

I really don’t like Kanye West rapping graphically about sex in the music video. The lyrics that Perry sings isn’t so graphic, and West just seems like he doesn’t know what to say. And I’m sorry, but that sunglasses plug is just as subtle as the sun itself. @_@

Anyways, love the music video, I like the song, but as I mentioned in my other blog, I wish it didn’t sound so much like t.A.T.u. But I do see a trend in music videos and I really hope it lasts and continues to push boundaries in the arts.

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3 responses to “Katy Perry’s “E.T.” New Music Video

  1. I trust your reviews and musical taste, but Perry looks like she’s channeling Lady Gaga in that pic!

    • I think when anyone does extreme make-up or clothing, everyone is going to say, “Lady Gaga”. Lady Gaga opened the flood gates of musical expressionism and Rihanna, Katy Perry and every other pop starlet is following the trend. It’s a bit like Gaga’s Born this Way video. But I dunno, since the videos have different concepts, I didn’t really think it was the same. Plus, I’m not sure who the make-up person is or designer was for these videos, it may be the same people creating these looks. I do know they have different directors for those two music videos. Nick Knight for Born this Way and Floria Sigismondi for E.T.

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