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Old 02-02-2013, 02:35 AM
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Default Re: Beyonce lip syncing

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Originally Posted by Anduin View Post
See, I dont even really care about that. For this sort of discussion, were talking about entertainers, not musicians per se. If Chic Corea faked it at a live show, Id be disappointed. If Brittney actually sang live at a live show, Id be gobsmacked.
I think you pretty well nailed it.

I think the Beyonce mime was more newsworthy because of the scale of the event and she has a strong rep as a vocalist.

As for music videos, the best of them don't bother pretending that they're actually playing - it's more like they use the visuals of a musical performance as the basis for abstract video art:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErU5hKT2KMs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XVWR-5fiG0
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