We all have our favorite music videos, but not every music video created was a winner. In fact, some of them had plots that were just terrible!
Here are 6 videos with strange plots that left us saying, “HUH?!” out loud.
Pat Benatar – “Love Is A Battlefield”
Great song, terrible video. Pat Benatar’s character runs away from home to the big city to become a type of hooker that only slow dances with dudes, and then there’s a shimmy confrontation with her pimp.
Music video by Pat Benatar performing Love Is A Battlefield.
U2 – “Numb”
The pitch: Let’s do terribly annoying things to The Edge, and he doesn’t react at all, because he’s numb. Get it? Side note: The part with the feet is where this writer would just snap.
Bon Jovi – “Always”
Okay…an artsy couple is being artsy. Then the artsy guy hooks up with the artsy girl’s roommate. Artsy girl finds out and runs to the loft of another artsy guy. They hook up. Artsy girl then calls the first artsy guy and he shows up at the second artsy guy’s loft. There’s a fight about a sexy painting…AND THEN THERE’S A BOMB?!
Music video by Bon Jovi performing Always. (C) 1994 The Island Def Jam Music Group
Billy Squire – “Rock Me Tonight”
The plot? Billy Squire dances around his tastefully decorated home wanting to be rocked tonight. It’s also step one of a one-step plan on how to kill your rock and roll career.
Middle 80's Classic Billy Squier Great Song Vid
Huey Louis and the News – “Hip to be Square”
Not sure if there’s a plot to this one to be honest, but if there is one, it’s, “Here’s what Huey Louis’s tonsils look like!”
Official video for Huey Lewis and The News song "Hip To Be Square" from the album Fore!
Nelson – “After The Rain”
Kid with terrible home life gets whisked away into a Nelson poster. He then meets a Native American who gives him a feather and directs him toward a trail only to see his favorite band Nelson rocking out on a rocky hillside. But then he wakes up, and it was all a dream…OR WAS IT?!
Nelson - After The Rain
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.