A visual album is a concept where the musician releases a video with each song on an album. The videos run together to tell a story along with the lyrics and music of the album. As a result, artists have a way to give additional context and framing to the music that they produce. This creates a richer storytelling and communication medium than music or videos alone can create, and goes above and beyond what the traditional music video is. History of Visual Albums. Astute readers will point out that using video to enhance music is nothing new, and they would be right about this
The Visual Album Is Changing More Than Music Videos. It's Changing Cinema. For a good while now, film has been outside the center of the popular culture
Beyoncè: The Visual Album consists of 17 music videos from the self titled album Beyoncè released in 2013/4. Director: Beyoncé (as Beyoncé Knowles). View production, box office, & company info. Ralph Macchio on the Strange 'Karate Kid' Reboot Ideas. Cobra Kai" isn't the first The Karate Kid reboot Ralph Macchio has been pitched in the years since the original released.
White Album (ホワイトアルバム Howaito Arubamu) is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Leaf, and was originally released on May 1, 1998 for Microsoft Windows as a CD-ROM. A PlayStation 3 version published by Aquaplus with several modification was released in 2010. A sequel to the original visual novel, titled White Album 2, was released in two parts in 2010 and 2011
Musicians like James Blake, Jonny Greenwood, Sampha, and Jazmine Sullivan contributed to Frank Ocean's surprise album, "Endless," which arrived last night with an accompanying film. Aesop Rock's new album "The Impossible Kid" is a shot-by-shot recreation of "The Shining. Stream DJ Spinz's Visual EP, "Trips". DJ Spinz wows us with a new "visual EP" fittingly entitled "Trips.
Though visual albums have existed conceptually for the past half-century, we’ve never truly defined what these albums actually consist of. The VMA’s clunkily-named Breakthrough Long Form Video is a testament to the cultural impact of Lemonade and provides us with an opportunity to understand and appreciate how visual albums have evolved over time. The Beatles - A Hard Day’s Night (1964). Released three years after Pink Floyd’s album of the same name, The Wall is a musical film about a rock star who builds a wall as a coping mechanism for his insanity and depression.