Friday, 19 November 2010

Censored Music Videos

Robbie Williams - Rock DJ 
Directed by Vaughn Arnell

This music video was surrounded by controversy because of its explicit content (Ripping off his clothes, skin and organs)

The ending was cut by most music channels around Europe - MTV, VIVA, The Box.
Other music channels cut from Robbie dancing in his underwear to dancing as a skeleton.

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
Directed by Bernard Rose

Set in an S&M themed gay nightclub and allegedly banned by MTV and the BBC, when then prompted a second video.
However after a second video was made, the song itself was banned completely from the BBC/

Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
Directed by Marty Callner 

Cher wears a fishnet body stocking, with a revealing black one piece body suit on top.
MTV banned the video in 1989, and later only played the video after the 9pm watershed.
A censored version was then produced, showing less explicit sexual content.

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