“Humble and Kind” by Tim McGraw: Music Video Criticism

"Humble and Kind" Tim McGraw Tim McGraw's "Humble and Kind" video ends with a "special thanks to Oprah" for allowing use of some scenes from a seriesĀ on her network called Belief. It is very much that kind of music video; extreme close ups of a diversity of faces in a black room, with occasional medium close ups of bodies in elegant motion. McGraw offers advice like to "know the difference between sleeping with someone / and sleeping with someone you love" over these, and other shots of people in their cities or sites of worship. Despite its platitudinous lyrics, the song itself is...
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