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#46 Post by le petit corbusier » Wed 22 Jan 2020, 11:54 pm

glennjridge wrote:a Drag queen. oh wonderful! I am trying to work this out in my head as a straight guy. had it featured male model looking dudes I GET THAT at least. these are 2 gay guys who want to put their lifestyle into the video, fine... it makes a certain kind of sense.

what I dont get is why drag queens are pulled into the equation. for instance, if I am watching a Def Leppard video, as a straight guy I would like to see some hot women in it...I wouldnt expect a group of female clowns to suddenly show up in it. so why they want to see essentially a group of clowns in their video is beyond me. possibly I dont have my finger on the pulse of the gay community. maybe trannies are just a part of it, like leather and chaps. but cripes sakes man why do they have to tie such an great song with this?
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#47 Post by Spittingcat » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:05 am

There must be a Def Leppard video with a drag queen in it… if only I had the patience to search…

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#48 Post by boyjohn » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:13 am

Well, I stayed away for 3 years, but I thought I would come back to celebrate the new album (which so far is sounding awesome to me), but I see things are just the same. Oh well. I'm back, at least for a bit.
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#49 Post by Nickname » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:25 am

The problem here is if the repeat the same thng again and again. I mean, if it reminds us to Was it worth it?, New York City Boy and even the final part of It Couldn't Happen Here? is not a good thing.

But I think it's going to be better than that. At least, it's what I expect.
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#50 Post by Steve Fett » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:26 am

boyjohn wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:13 am
Well, I stayed away for 3 years, but I thought I would come back to celebrate the new album (which so far is sounding awesome to me), but I see things are just the same. Oh well. I'm back, at least for a bit.
Same here. This place is a faded photocopy of what it once use to be.
what a performance tonight, should I react or turn off the light ?

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#51 Post by Nickname » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:28 am

Spittingcat wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:05 am
There must be a Def Leppard video with a drag queen in it… if only I had the patience to search…

It would be nice a Def Leppard video or any other rock band with drag queens because it's not usual at all.
It would be nice a PSB video with female nudities (like the boy jumping in the Being Boring video) because it's not usual at all.

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#52 Post by Kobalt Blew » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:51 am

This might be the club the video is filmed in, but might not - at least we don't have long to wait.

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#53 Post by Synthrobot » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:56 am

I have to admit, this does look like it’s going to be a video that I will not appreciate from that preview. Grateful as I am for a new video In the age where the cost of production will barely be covered by sales of the song it is promoting, I hope this one appeals to fans of all sexual orientations. I’ve watched the Winner video twice, both times I hated it.

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#54 Post by Patrick Bateman » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 1:01 am

nickname wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:28 am
It would be nice a PSB video with female nudities (like the boy jumping in the Being Boring video) because it's not usual at all.
There are plenty of near-naked women in the Being Boring video. In fact you couldn't get a video that was more loaded with attractive young people from both sexes.

Anyway, if you're not satisfied just play Monkey Business while you watch Pornhub.

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#55 Post by Synthrobot » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 1:16 am

Patrick Bateman wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 1:01 am
Anyway, if you're not satisfied just play Monkey Business while you watch Pornhub.
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#56 Post by Gabby » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 1:53 am

Synthrobot wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:56 am
I have to admit, this does look like it’s going to be a video that I will not appreciate from that preview. Grateful as I am for a new video In the age where the cost of production will barely be covered by sales of the song it is promoting, I hope this one appeals to fans of all sexual orientations. I’ve watched the Winner video twice, both times I hated it.
I actually quite liked the video for Winner. The theme of the video fit the song nicely.

Monkey Business seems to me a song that could overcome some musical boundaries people have with PSB, so I just think if you're going for universal appeal a drag queen isnt the first choice I'd put in a teaser for the video.

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#57 Post by Nicholas » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 7:41 am

glennjridge wrote:
Wed 22 Jan 2020, 11:49 pm
a Drag queen. oh wonderful! I am trying to work this out in my head as a straight guy. had it featured male model looking dudes I GET THAT at least. these are 2 gay guys who want to put their lifestyle into the video, fine... it makes a certain kind of sense.

what I dont get is why drag queens are pulled into the equation. for instance, if I am watching a Def Leppard video, as a straight guy I would like to see some hot women in it...I wouldnt expect a group of female clowns to suddenly show up in it. so why they want to see essentially a group of clowns in their video is beyond me. possibly I dont have my finger on the pulse of the gay community. maybe trannies are just a part of it, like leather and chaps. but cripes sakes man why do they have to tie such an great song with this?
It’s astonishing how much intolerance repeatedly creeps in on a forum for a band who are so opposed to it.

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#58 Post by Tenlow » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 7:52 am

You don't have to be "intolerant" to not personally like drag queens in music videos. I wouldn't consider myself intolerant at all, however I don't like the aesthetics of it and I agree that there is not much "universal appeal" in it for many other people as well. I'll reserve my final judgement until I saw the whole thing, however.
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#59 Post by Nicholas » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 8:35 am

Tenlow wrote:
Thu 23 Jan 2020, 7:52 am
You don't have to be "intolerant" to not personally like drag queens in music videos. I wouldn't consider myself intolerant at all, however I don't like the aesthetics of it and I agree that there is not much "universal appeal" in it for many other people as well. I'll reserve my final judgement until I saw the whole thing, however.
You don’t have to be intolerant to not personally enjoy drag performances, but the breathtaking extent of unchecked privilege in a heterosexual male essentially questioning why his preferences haven’t been taken into account in a 30 second teaser clip for a video by two men from outside his demographic... f*** hell.

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Re: Monkey Business Official Video

#60 Post by raggatwin » Thu 23 Jan 2020, 8:46 am

What Nicholas said.
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