The New Classics

March 15, 2009

Music Video: Joe Budden, In My Sleep

Filed under: Download, Hip Hop, Music Video — Tags: , , — Greg @ 8:08 pm


Song: In My Sleep
Artist: Joe Budden
Album: Padded Room
Label: Amalgam Digital
Producer: The Klasix
Notes: 2nd single from LP
Analysis: Director Rik Cordero usually puts out really good music videos, but I’m not feeling this one at all. Every visual image is so literally parallel to the lyrics, and Joe looks dumb running in that straightjacket. This is a cool song that could have been much better displayed, but I guess they wanted to play up the whole “Padded Room” theme to go with the album. Doesn’t work for me, but hopefully someone likes it and it helps Budden sell some more records.


1 Comment »

  1. […] is one of the better cuts. The video has the same kind of literal-minded visuals that I castrated Joe Budden’s recent video for, but it’s a little more subtle here. ‘F!RE’ shows hand-drawn […]

    Pingback by Music Video: The Knux, F!RE (Put it in the Air) « The New Classics — March 22, 2009 @ 2:59 pm

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