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dmc 10-15-2012 04:29 AM

Bicycling in pop culture music video
Karmin's "Hello" on American Top 40 (www.at40.com) shows her sporting fashion and her love for bicycling at the 45 second mark and beyond.


q`Tzal 10-15-2012 11:24 AM

It is nice to see the prominent use of a bicycle in a video in a manner not showing the user to be a loser, reject or klutz.

Either the videographer has a shoe fetish or they want to repeatedly remind the viewer that the performer is cool because she is riding a fixie. I was watching and thinking "huh was that a fixie? I'll have to rewind... guess it is... back up... back to gear hardware again? Wow are they proud of this bike."

I mean this is a top 40 music video of a young female performer. She is... "easy on the eyes"; the videographer could have gone the traditional route and simply kept the camera POV exclusively on the eye candy.

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