Public Nudity in Music Videos (Part II of III)

Recap

The music video for “Lessons Learned” by Matt & Kim shows how rewarding the act of asserting your individuality can be. In a spontaneous single-take video shot in Times Square, the couple strips naked in front of tourists and cops before Kim runs into the street and gets hit by a bus. The video has elements of criticism towards the hostility against individualism, but it shies away from any sort of socio-political debate. Instead, it focuses on how good it can feel to assert your independence while still acknowledging the importance of…