I finally got around to making a YouTube video of my mash-up, please enjoy!
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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.
Upon hearing Katy Perry’s latest single “E.T.” I couldn’t help but be reminded of t.A.T.u’s “All the Things She Said”. Right at “0:46” when the chorus starts up, is basically the same lead into “All the Things She Said” at “0:23”.
I think there are a lot of similar chords, the basic rhythm of the song is similar and the instrumentation as well.
And just looking up these songs, apparently I’m not the only one who thought this (and here I am thinking I’m original, hah!).
The song “E.T.” is fine on its own, but I just want to go back to “All The Things She Said” because that’s still a better song. Way more catchier and apparently the inspiration for “E.T.”.
What do you think of Perry’s latest single? Let’s hope for something a little more original next time.
Here’s an acoustic mash-up I did of both of the songs. Please check it out!