Our favorite pop babes are chameleonic. Taking on a variety of personas and changing up their look from video to video, we’re always surprised by the fantastical scenarios they manage to concoct. But sometimes pop music takes it back, and musicians find their aesthetic inspiration in the past. From Marie Antoinette inspired decadence to flapper chic to 50s perkiness, these pop stars are taking a trip down memory lane for some pretty cute costuming.
The car has forever been regarded something of a penis extension, a way for men to show size and machismo. So it becomes a pretty potent symbol when a woman grinds all up on a car like it’s a… well, you know. Pop music has truly embraced the car, with whole songs devoted to revving engines.
Choreographed dance in pop music has always been sexy. It’s not every day that in boundary pushing sex appeal music devolves into full on orgy. But it does happen that every so often amidst the throwing of elbows and the dipping of hips that a dance routine will turn into a full blow, sweaty, simulated orgy. The kind of thing you probably don’t want to watch in the same room as your parents.
We all know there are some divas in the music industry. Requesting the most ridiculous things backstage just seems to come with the territory of stardom. The most classic and oldest example of course being Van Halen‘s request for all the brown M&Ms to be removed from their candy bowl. But they are far from the last band to outrageous demands for their dressing room!
After more than 40 years in the public eye, Sir Elton John has created countless songs that have helped reinvent the music industry. He’s also extremely outspoken and opinionated, which in a world of media training and image consultants, is rare for a celebrity. For those who have only been around post-The Lion King, allow us to break things down: If life was truly like Divergent, Elton would be Candor.