The History Of RHCP - Snow The Music Video

  • Earliest example of a Musc Video

    Earliest example of a Musc Video
    Bessie Smith This was the first use of the music video. Bessie Smith appeared in a two-reel short film called "Saint Louis Blues" which featured a performance of the hit song.
  • Fantasia

    In 1940 Walt Disney released an animated film which featured, famous pieces of classical music.
  • Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan
    An iconic video, was first to hit the Rock n Roll scene of the 60s when Bob Dylan's video of "Subterranean Homesick Blue" which was Dylan being filmed in different places holding cards that linked to the lyrics.
  • 80s Rock

    Music Videos were seen as 'Promo' or 'Promotion' videos, in the 80s rock music particularly took advantage of this theory, for example Queen with Bohemian Rhapsody took a massive impact on the public, forcing them to like the song as the video was well constructed for it's time.
  • After the 80s

    After the 80s, Music Video's took over, Michael Jackson's Thriller, David Bowie's Ashes to Ashes which both videos are looked up to today, ever since then music videos have been one of the main ways to promote an artists music.
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    Recording Of Stadium Arcadium

    Stadium Arcadium which featured 'Snow' and 'Charlie'. 'Charlie' was the first video to feature fan footage and inspired 'Tell Me Baby' and 'Snow"
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    The Shooting Of The Video

    Originally, Tony Kaye (the director of the the 'Tell Me Baby' video) was also suppose to direct Snow. He told MTV he was shooting however, his footage was never used. Instead, Warner commisioned Nick Wickham to shoot the video with footage from the band's live show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. This also features fans cueing up for this exact show in the video.
  • The Song Release

    The Song Release
    Snow was released as a follow-up to the single 'Tell Me Baby'. The single was their 11th track to top the charts.