Sunday, 15 September 2013

Andrew Goodwin and Music Videos 2.Relationship Between Lyrics and Visuals

2. Relationship Between Lyrics and Visuals.
The Lyrics are represented with images is either Illustrative, Amplifying or Disjunctive

  • Illustrative: there is a direct link between the words of the song and the actions in the video
  • Amplifying: introduces new meanings/images/actions that do not conflict with the lyrics but that add/reinforce layers of meaning
  • Disjunctive: there is no direct relationship between the lyrics of the song and the events of the video


Example of Illustrative:

Example of Amplifying:

Examples of Disjunctive:

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