WATCH: A Brief History of Lyric Videos
Filmmaker Tom Scott explains the rise of the lyric video in this informative clip.
Did you notice that it's a huge trend in music right now to release a lyric video for your latest single? There's a reason why these popular clips are so hot right now, and YouTube expert Tom Scott explains it all in a just-over-two-minute video explaining the history behind the trend.
Did you know that Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues" video from 1965 is considered to be the world's first lyric video? What about how cheap and efficient it is to release a lyric video to promote a new song? The history of the lyric video is an interesting one, and it's thoroughly expained in the YouTube video below:
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