5 music videos shot in Barcelona
1) Slow - Kylie Minogue
This 2003 Kylie ditty opens with a beautiful shot of Barcelona seen from the Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc, built for the 1992 Summer Olympics and
still in use. The music video is as sexy and languorous as any summer day in Barcelona.
2) Loca - Shakira
Mainly shot at the Barcelona beaches, Loca (2010) shows Shakira doing loca (crazy) stuff, as well as the madness that bursts forth when the Columbian pop star is recognised by passers-by.
3) My Immortal - Evanescence
A 2003 song by American rock band Evanescence. The video shows the band wandering through Born. Plaça de Sant Felip Neri is central, which is fitting since the square shows the scars of Civil War, whereas the lyrics talk about scars that never heal. Atmospheric stuff.
4) Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better) - Felix Jaehn & Jasmine Thompson
Hipster beards, coffee to go, skateboards and beautiful young people falling in love: Barcelona has seldom looked more Instagram than this. La Boqueria market makes an appearance. A beachy, bouncy video (2015) that will make you want to move here immediately.
5) Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake
Sexy Back (2006) shows Justin Timberlake indulging in some 007 spy shenanigans in a super-cool luxury hotel (unfortunately unidentified) in Barcelona. Shot by Michael Haussman, a director who already knew Spain from his work on Madonna’s Take a Bow. Starts with a majestic shot of the Montjuïc air shuttle.
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