Filmmaker Brendan Jay Sullivan compiles a Summer Song Supercut of every major hit since 1985.
How do you remember your favorite summer? Maybe the warm months of your sweet sixteen? It’s always the music. For some it was Madonna’s ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ in 1986. For others it was Nelly back in 2002— ‘Getting Hot In Here’ anyone?
As an a form of cultural critique, the “supercut” has emerged as one of the most powerful ways survey the audio-visual memes that define the pop landscape. Check out 30 years of Song of the Summer, from Tears for Fears to Madonna, to Beyonce, Nelly, and Nelly Furtado. (Remember her?)