US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Celebrities never skimp on the set of clips: high-quality video with an interesting plot is the key to a large number of views and the growth in popularity of the song.
Not surprisingly, most performers are more likely to fly to distant lands than remain in their own country, in order to surprise fans with shots from atypical locations. WomanHit.ru made a selection of your favorite songs, the shooting locations of which many will be interested to know.
Katy Perry “Firework” – Budapest, Hungary
The popular clip of the American singer scored 1.2 billion views on the Web. In 2010, the star flew to the capital of Hungary to shoot a music video, after the publication of which some commentators under it are still wondering where the shots were taken. In “Firework” you will see a panorama of the city from the height of the Astoria Hotel, many bridges over the Danube River, a party on the square of the Buda Castle and some municipal buildings. The video charges positively and makes you dream of an imminent opportunity to go to Budapest to see everything with your own eyes.
Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” – Kiev, Ukraine
In the fall of 2018, performers flew to Kiev to shoot a joint video. In the comments to the video, the fans still argue where exactly the frames of the video were made – it seems to many that the scenes are more similar to those shot in the US than in the post-Soviet state. However, among them there were witnesses who personally saw the shooting on the Darnitsky bridge and in the sleeping areas of the capital. And signs in a foreign language, as noted by fans, should not surprise anyone – roads to European countries pass through Kiev, and there are many English-speaking tourists in the city itself, for which such signs were created.
The Verve “Bittersweet Symphony” – London, England
The continuous movement of Richard Ashcroft, walking through the streets of the London district of Hoxton, is perhaps one of the most easily recognizable moments from music videos of all time. The song at one time reached the first place in the chats of most English-speaking countries – the combination of a classical melody and an incendiary beat left no one indifferent. As the hero of the video, take a walk along Hoxton Street and repeat its movements, just be careful – some tricks are dangerous!
Beyoncé and Lady Gaga Telephone – Los Angeles, USA
The duet of singing pop stars decided to make a video without leaving the country. Most of the scenes were shot in the scenery, but the passage where the girls begin to dance at 5:51 minutes of the clip is a real place. This is a typical American roadside diner, which you can find near the 4 Aces Ranch at 14999 East Avenue Q, Lake Los Angeles.
Rihanna and Drake “Work” – Toronto, Canada
The clip, with more than 1 billion views, was shot in a single location, just imagine! The Jamaican restaurant The Real Jerk, which is shown close-up in the first frame of the clip, has included the entire crew together with an infinite number of dancers ready to shake their buttocks to the beat of Rihanna. Simple and charming, you will definitely like this clip if you have not seen it before.
Lana Del Rey “Born To Die” – Fontainebleau, France
I wonder if the American singer Lana Del Rey was inspired by the idea of Rihanna and Drake? She also shot her clip in one location – in the French palace of Fontainebleau, located 55 km from Paris. Calm music, a panorama of painted ceilings and royal chambers, where the star rests with her lover – all this takes us to the ancient times of the existence of royal families. It is not surprising that Lana’s video scored 445 million views and became trendy – after it, all the girls began to buy similar flower headbands and wear them in everyday life.
Madonna Turn Up The Radio – Florence, Italy
In this video, the queen of outrageous appears in her typical image of a pop diva leaving the hotel in sunglasses hiding her from the flashes of paparazzi cameras. The clip itself is funny and interesting – you can’t even say that it is habitually calm and measured Florence. By the way, during the filming, so much attention of local residents was riveted to Madonna that, according to the British The Daily Mail, she provoked a major traffic jam in the city center.
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