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Read this entry – it’s not too long!

By Brian | December 5, 2006 | Share on Facebook

Just in case anyone was still unsure about the dwindling nature of the American attention span, note that the BillBoard Awards have a category called “Best Video Clip,” but not one called “Best Video.”

How long is a music video – 3 or 4 minutes? Is watching the whole thing such a chore now that we need to reduce it down to the musical equivalent of a sound bite? And then give out an award for the artist that does it best?

It’s like we can’t bring ourselves to focus on a single idea for any length of time anymore. It’s like we. . . . . oh look, a tree!

Topics: Words about Music | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Read this entry – it’s not too long!”

  1. Pete Dunn says at December 5th, 2006 at 6:04 pm :
    I agree. I’d say more but this is only a clip.

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