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Ten Videos That Will Creep The Hell Out Of You (NSFW)

"This was the first time we realized we were scared of needles being shoved into our faces..."

Ten Videos That Will Creep The Hell Out Of You (NSFW)

Craig's Hlist has spent the past 27 years of our life mired in music videos. The family got cable at the exact same time that MTV was hitting its stride, so you could say that our first babysitter was a three-minute Duran Duran clip instead of a cartoon. But we did make time for He-Man. [Ed. Note: Happy birthday, Simon LeBon!]

Along the way, we saw music videos go from quick clips of chicks on yachts and green screen theatrics to full-on artistic endeavors full of overshadowing and plot lines. Character arcs, love stories, pretty much every Michael Jackson video. The evolution of bikinis was another thing we noticed later on. That high-waisted and tube top shit had to go.

It was the creepy videos that effected us the most for the best, shaping our love of the weird early on. Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" clip was our first favorite, even if it has macabre effects and vegetable people.

Plus, it's about penis. We didn't know that in 1986.

The one video that did scare us though was Madonna's "Like a Prayer," because of the part where the saint statue comes to life. Coupled with our fear/fascination with mannequins as a small child, it was traumatic.

Imagine going to church with your family and being freaked out that every Jesus and saint statue was going to come down and dance with you.

It took a while for us to embrace the undead in Michael Jackson's clip for "Thriller," with the werewolves and zombies. All we could see was our dead relatives dancing in the street in front of our house, decaying and rotting. Forget being at a cemetery after dark. We didn't want to stick around for a choreographed dance routine. Fuck that noise.

Craig's Hlist picked ten videos that creep us out the most, from Eurotrash pop to some of the best industrial and electro we could find. Today is the day you see a female E.T. have a graphic threesome, and see a head get dissected under the eyeballs.

Have a happy Halloween, and be sure to check your candy for razor blades.

 

Ten Videos That Will Creep The Hell Out Of You (NSFW)

We're not kidding. This is some pretty F-ed up stuff you're about to see, so don't say we didn't warn you.

 

10. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, "Mary Jane's Last Dance": Don't act like you wouldn't at least touch a dead Kim Basinger if you could get away with it.

9. The Dandy Warhols, "I Love You": Dude watches old home movies of children playing while he sits in a dark room. Pedo-wild!

8. The Europeans, "Animal Song": The song is catchy, but the white suits are not.

7. David Bowie, "The Heart's Filthy Lesson": Before we saw this in 1995, we always thought that Bowie was a kindly older man who liked to dance and hang with puppets. Boy, were we wrong.

6. Berndsen, "Supertime": Blood, car crashes, European teens.

 

5. Art Of Noise, "Close (To the Edit)": We used to have nightmares about the little redheaded mullet girl hurting us. Foreshadowing for our lives indeed.

Ten Videos That Will Creep The Hell Out Of You (NSFW)

4. Robbie Williams, "Rock DJ": Williams rips his own flesh off for the adoring crowd.

Ten Videos That Will Creep The Hell Out Of You (NSFW)

3. Skinny Puppy, "Worlock": This was our first introduction to the Puppy, and the first time we realized we were scared of needles being shoved into our faces.

2. Aphex Twin "Rubber Johnny": You won't look at night vision or deformed alien babies the same ever again. Thanks, Aphex Twin.

1. Tobacco, "Super Gum": E.T. bone home!


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