Posted by Kim and Sage
Happy Fan Video Friday! It may be September and I may have had my first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season but everyone KNOWS that fall doesn’t kick off until the TV season starts. Thus, summer rages on here at Head Over Feels, and once again we bring you a carefully curated collection of fan videos to while away the dwindling hours of your work day. This week we celebrate videos featuring our favorite country trio, Lady Antebellum. As their style ranges from the uber-angsty ballad “Need You Now” to the sweet and hopeful “Just A Kiss”, you can expect to see a wide array of OTPs represented in this one. Why am I still talking? There are feels to feel!
Twelve and Clara – “Need You Now”
Sage: Did you mean to search for “painfully desperate need to be together”?
Booth and Brennan – “I Run To You”
Kim: Remember how it used to be physically painful to ship Booth and Brennan, what with all their meaningful glances and tiny smiles and lingering hugs and complete disregard for personal space? Remember how Hart Hanson and co thought we would be okay with them being together in Booth’s coma dream? ALLOW THIS VIDEO TO REMIND YOU OF ALL OF THOSE THINGS.
Chuck and Sarah – “Just a Kiss”
Sage: Kim yesterday: “That Chuck and Sarah video. I didn’t even watch the show, and oh my god.” YEP, basically. The chemistry between Zac Levi and Yvonne Strahovski was OFF EVERY CHART; the spying was beside the point; and where is that Chuck movie we were promised, anyway?
Rose and The Doctor – “We Owned The Night”
Kim: “She was the purest beauty but not the common kind. She had a way about her that made you feel alive. And for a moment we made the world stand still. Yeah, we owned the night…”
This song was an early addition to our epic Rose and the Doctor playlist, with good reason. There is something about the combination of the lyrics and the orchestrations that conjures up the giddy abandon that SCREAMS Rose Tyler and The Doctor. And this vid HAD to start with that scene from “Christmas Invasion”, didn’t? *throws things* “Are you looking at those same stars?” with “The Girl in the Fireplace”? NOPE.
Noah and Allie – “Dancing Away With My Heart”
Sage: “I haven’t seen you in ages. Sometimes I find myself wondering where you are. For me you’ll always be 18, and beautiful….”
If loving The Notebook is wrong, then consider me your problematic favorite. The whole movie is just a dream, from the styling to the casting, to the locations and cinematography. This song has Noah and Allie written all over it, and I’m still feeling the pain from where the editor montaged their two memorable dances. Also, let it be known that I will never be over Rachel and Ryan as long as I live, and we’re all just going to have to deal with it. *watches MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss acceptance for the 500th time*
Flynn and Rapunzel – “Compass”
Kim: “So let your heart, sweet heart, be your compass when you’re lost and you should follow it wherever it may go. When it’s all said and done, you can walk instead of run ’cause no matter what you’ll never be alone.”
First of all, I hope you enjoyed your birthday present, Rachel.
Second of all, why has no one ever made ME a fan video for my birthday?
Thirdly, much like “We Own The Night”, “Compass” fully captures the sense of adventure that defines Tangled. So much of the story is about discovering things for the first time and the song truly captures that, both lyrically and instrumentally.
Fourth, I really need Tangled on DVD. If you people aren’t going to make me a fan vid, you could at least do that.
Willow and Xander – “Just a Kiss”
Sage: No shade to Willow/Oz or Willow/Tara, but when Buffy hit the airwaves, I was a timid, high school weirdo and thus put all my hopes into Willow and her fellow geek Xander. I remember that blessed prom episode like it was yesterday. May I never not be a sucker for best friend love.
Larry Stylinson – “Just a Kiss”
Kim: Leave me here to burn in the fiery pits of HELL, for I am such Larry Stylinson trash. Sorry
Liam 1D management, no matter what your party line is, I will ALWAYS be trash for them and believe that they are mad for each other. Look at them. They are LIVING HEART EYES EMOJIS. Yes, this a lot of footage from the early days, when they were allowed to interact. But they STILL do it, they are just sneakier about it. It’s horrible. Just let them love each other, GEEZ. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to get back to listening to “18” on repeat and reading my fanfic WHERE EVERYTHING IS HAPPY AND GOOD.
I seem to have lost my chill.
Sage: I cannot resist jumping in and I WILL SHIP WHATEVER I DAMN WELL PLEASE UNTIL THE DAY I DIE.
Rayna and Deacon – “As You Turn Away”
Sage: Ya’ll just can’t spell country angst without Deacon Claybourne and Rayna James. Damn if these two didn’t fight like hell to get where they are. And though I’m 10000% sure that Deacon is going to survive his liver transplant, I’m also certain that Callie Khouri is absolutely not going to LET THEM LIVE. Nashville will always be a soap, meaning that no character’s happiness will last for long. But so long as Deacon and Rayna stay hot for each other (that elevator kiss, ayyyyeeee), it’s all good.
Clarke and Bellamy – “I Run To You”
Kim: “This world keeps spinning faster into a new disaster so I run to you. I run to you, baby. And when it all starts coming undone, Baby you’re the only one I run to. I run to you.”
Is it a little on the nose to use a song with lyrics about the world spinning into disaster for The 100? Yes, of course it is. But what makes “I Run To You” such a great song for Bellarke is the fact that it’s a song about partnership. It’s not a song where you’re pining for someone or missing them or wondering why things just didn’t work out. It’s a song about running towards someone knowing they will catch you. If that’s not Clarke and Bellamy (be it romantic OR platonic), then I’m watching the show wrong.
Peter and Olivia – “Need You Now”
Sage: Fringe got too convoluted for even me and we had to break up, but the aspect of the show I was most loathe to lose was the Peter and Olivia ship. And even if you didn’t watch the series at all, this video features enough rakish Joshua Jackson smiles to make clicking that play button WELL worth it.
Cristina and Owen – “Just A Kiss”
Kim: Naturally, there were a myriad of MerDer videos set to “Need You Now” but I’m still not over Derek dying, so all of those were out. There were just as many videos for Calzona, but Arizona is my LEAST favorite character on that show, so pass. Thus, I shall happily spotlight Owen and Cristina, who were really an unsung OTP of Grey’s Anatomy. I had a hard time letting go of Cristina and Burke, so I was thankful they had Cristina alone for a season. Once Owen Hunt arrived on the scene, I was like YES. Sandra Oh and Kevin McKidd’s chemistry is off the charts and they kiss like it’s going out of style. “Just a Kiss” fits their early relationship SO WELL. The relationship did get a little too fraught with issues by the end (how many times are they gonna fight about kids?) but the early days? Their slow burn was delicious.
Also, Grey’s Anatomy, can we get back to sex scenes like this one? Damn.
That’s it for this week! With the TV season fast approaching, Fan Video Friday will be going on hiatus after next week as all of our recaps will be returning (YAY YAY YAY). But never fear…it will never leave you for good!