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10 Music Videos Shot In Ibiza

10 Music Videos Shot In Ibiza

Ibiza is a very popular destination also for filmmakers and those responsible for the right images to those songs that still ring in your ears. Some show popular places, some have been shot ther becuase of the extraordinary light you have specially in the afternoon hours of the summer month. We investigated a little bit and have ten videos listed for you:

1. WHAM – CLUB TROPICANA:

Shot at the legendary Pikes Hotel in Ibiza (now Ibiza Rocks House). A 500 years old Finca that was the hideout for many celebrities like Freddy Mercury, Grace Jones, Kylie Minigue, Bon Jovi, Naomi Campell,Boy George and many more.


2. FREDDY MERCURY & MONTSERRAT CABALLE:

In 1987, at the club KU (now Privilege) you could experience the world premier of the song that Freddy Mercury & Montserrat Caballe wrote for the Olympic Games 1992 in Barcelona, seventeen month before it was officially released! The pool and parts of the rigging structure still exists today!


3. HURTS – WONDERFUL LIVE:

Back in 2010, Hurts had a huge hit with the controversal song ‘Wonderful Life’. After signing their record deal they did a second music video, entirely shot in a private Villa neat Ibiza Town on the 4th and 5th of July 2010. Its said that the same Villa is rented to world reknown DJs like Luciano nowadays.


4. THE WANTED – GLAD YOU CAME:

In 2011 the british-irsh boy band The Wanted had a huge worldwide hit called ‘Glad you came’. The music video was created by Director X and was filmed in Ibiza. It sees the band on the beach, in a club and at a houseparty each with an individual woman. The video has achieved over 111 million views on YouTube!


5. FRIENDLY FIRES – KISS OF LIFE:

“Kiss of Life” is a single by Friendly Fires, released on 11 August 2009.The song premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show as his “Hottest Record in the World” on 13 July 2009 and is the first single taken from the band’s deluxe, re-released version of their self-titled debut album Friendly Fires, released 31 August 2009. The entire video was shot on the coast of Ibiza


6. EXAMPLE – WATCH THE SUN COME UP:

The music video was filmed in both London and Ibiza by director Henry Schofield, who had previously worked on Example’s other videos and later filmed Professor Green’s videos. The video shows Example reminiscing about him and a girl he met on holiday; the shots filmed in Ibiza were them on holiday and those in London were him in on his own. Henry Schofield says that he used a visual hook so the scenery in the background morphs, so “…one moment he’s in London and in the same shot, it morphs and he’s back where he was. It’s the same kind of way you would naturally remember something…”


 

7. ENERGY 52 – CAFE DEL MAR

Originally released in 1993 and named after the famous Cafe del Mar in Ibiza this track for many is the anthem of trance. Over the years 58 Remixes have been released. The song has charted three times in the UK Singles Chart, all featuring remixes by Three ‘N One. It first made number 51 in March 1997, a second release (Café del Mar ’98) featuring a Nalin & Kane remix reached number 12 in July 1998, and a further release featuring remixes by Marco V reached number 24 in October 2002. The video is shot in different places on the island of Ibiza.


8.  CHICANE – OFFSHORE:

Offshore is one of the top danc eanthems of the end 90s. The track reached #5 in the US Billboard Charts and was a hit throughout Europe also. In 2012, the original video was re-shot in Ibiza.


9. THE ORIGINAL – I LUV U BABY:

“I Luv U Baby” is a 1994 single performed by the American dance music group The Original. The song, written by Giuseppe Nuzzo and Walter Taieb, vocals performed by Broadway singer Everett Bradley, peaked at number 2 in the United Kingdom, number 12 in Ireland, and number 32 in the Netherlands. The video start in Ibiza town and ends up at the world famous Pacha.


10. DJ ANTOINE – MOVE ON BABY:

Swiss DJ and producer did this video in 2010. It gained club hit status.


 

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