Published on May 14th, 2015 | by Alan Cross


Are These the Ten Most Controversial Music Videos?

You remember music videos, right? Some of us used to sit in front of a TV waiting for hours and hours until MuchMusic or MTV played the clip we wanted. Now we go to YouTube–if we’re still interested in music videos, that is.

The Telegraph has put together this list of what they claim to be the ten most controversial music videos of all time.

Yeah, no. Unless it has NIN’s “Happiness in Slavery” video–the uncensored NSFW or anywhere else version–then it’s not a complete list.

Nine Inch Nails: Happiness In Slavery (Uncensored) (1992) from Nine Inch Nails on Vimeo.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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2 Responses to Are These the Ten Most Controversial Music Videos?

  1. Jay says:

    They leave out Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood. At the time…

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