There is nothing quite like an explicit video to get a new single noticed. A time old trick that has seen many receive more attention than they might otherwise have done.
We take a look at those who shocked through sexual and violent imagery alongside religious and political angles. From Lady Gaga to Madonna and a little bit of Queen and Robbie Williams too, we have every decade covered for the most shocking videos of the time.
While some quite rightly got banned, others in our list are a little on the weak side for outrageous shenanigans, however some like The Prodigy's 'Smack My B*tch Up' however are just plain obscene.
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