Director: Pedro Romhanyi
Year Released: 1994
Blur’s “Parklife” music video features all three elements. These being narrative, performance and custom based. The video features a cameo appearance from Phil Daniels and also features the band portraying roles during the entire music video. This music video has aspects of a performance, a narrative and a custom based music video.
|Phil Daniels in Blur's "Parklife"|
|Damon Albarn lip-syncing whilst|
the remaining band members
open and close umbrellas.
Throughout the video special effects are used. This mainly features of blue-screens which are used throughout the video. This features the two singers diving around in a car and the entire band featuring in a housing estate. Another special effect used for shots is fish-eye which is only used at the beginning of the video whilst the two vocalists try to sell windows. An example of fish-eye being used is to the right