The literal music video started with Dustin McLean's redubbed version of A-ha's "Take on Me" posted to YouTube in 2008, where the lyrics were rewritten and resung to reflect the actions taking place in the video. McLean's Weird Al Yankovic-inspired humor gave way to a number of similar spin-offs, whose jokes often hinge on the goofy and random imagery found in music videos. See below for a few choice clips - please add your links in the comments section.
by Michael Connor on May 21st, 2013
by Rhizome on May 16th, 2013
by Michael Connor on May 8th, 2013
by Brendan Byrne on May 7th, 2013