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10 Music Videos Which Have Only Made Us More Confused

Music videos were a huge innovation in the late 70s and early 80s, paving the way for massive networks like MTV and adding a visual dimension to music that wasn't there. Of course, sometimes artists decided to get weird with it, and even years later, these 10 videos make no damn sense.

TLC - "No Scrubs"

I'm 99% sure scrubs have nothing to do with outer space, but apparently the 90s insisted otherwise...

Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

It's a dystopian future straight out of George Orwell's wildest nightmares, but what exactly does it have to do with sweet dreams and what they're made of?

Britney Spears - "...Baby One More Time"

Sure, the school outfits and choreography are absolutely iconic and we'd never argue otherwise, but when you think about it, this video really has nothing at all to do with what the song is about.

Fatboy Slim - "Weapon of Choice"

It's Christopher Walken dancing. I mean, what else do I need to say? (Fun fact, he actually used to be a professional dancer before he became an actor).

Things just get more confusing from here...

Kiss - "All Hell's Breakin Loose"

Why are a bunch of 80s hotties throwing knives at each other? Is that Kiss' definition of Hell breaking loose?

Spice Girls - "Viva Forever"

A child gets kidnapped and someone gets terrorized by giant eggs. The hell was wrong with the 90s?

Bonnie Tyler - "Total Eclipse of the Heart"

The video makes a BIT more sense when you find out Tyler originally meant for the song to be about vampires, but still, I couldn't explain half of what's going on in this thing.

Eddie Murphy & Michael Jackson - "Whatzupwitu"

To try to explain what's going on in this video is like trying to explain physics to a toddler: very difficult and likely to result in a headache.

Corey Hart - "Sunglasses At Night"

Why does it suddenly turn into a scene from 1984? What was it with pop videos and dystopian futures?

Ludacris - "Stand Up"

Why do random things become gigantic? Why is it so damn funny?

What music video confused you as a kid?