Editor's video pick: The Script feat. will.i.am "Hall of Fame"
Dreamers, achievers and risk-takers everywhere: This music video is a public service announcement advising you to fight for your dreams, no matter the circumstances!
Fighting the good fight
Though this isn't a brand-new release, this is a music video that viewers everywhere can benefit from. Persevering through adversity is not an easy feat, but the video gives you inspiration to at least try.
Ever feel as though there's a formula for success and you just don't quite fit it? Or perhaps you don't have the best of influences in your life and you lose faith in who you are?
The video captures the essence of all these realistic insecurities and misfortunes with the storyline of a boxer and a ballerina. The boxer comes from a rough neighborhood where he's ironically bullied and beaten, and the ballerina is a hearing-impaired girl who other ballerinas scoff at. Their respective devotion to working hard finds its payoff.
I watched their struggle, their pain, their self-doubt and helplessness, and saw it evolve into fearlessness and a hunger to succeed.
The music video dramatically grabs on to that pivotal moment where you realize you either give up or give it your all, and know you did everything you can — and more likely than not you'll become everything you hoped to be.
Who has a promising future as a reality-show judge?
will.i.am. Is it just me or does will.i.am just know how to collaborate with all the right musicians? If he has a good eye like this, he should be replacing *cough* certain judges on American Idol. I was already a fan of The Script, but this partnership made me notice them in a whole new way. They're lively, aggressive and, dare I say, confident. Perhaps it's the fact I'm used to their longing romantic songs as a standard and this is just a change of pace.
What are your thoughts, readers? Yea or nay?