Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff - Our Lips Are Sealed

03 November Critic Jonni 0 Comments

Hilary duff is a mega star, everyone knows who she is and has probably watched one of her TV Programmes or films. She is a big star in Music too with a number of hit singles. Haylie is Hilary's older sister, she has been in a number of films and has featured on a few soundtracks, but together they are an unstoppable force. They clearly love one another and they get along perfectly, the way siblings should. A lot of people, including me, reckon they are alike, they could pass as twins at some points in this music video, for those of you who don't know, Hilary is usually on the right, and Haylie is usually on the left. They been wanting to collaborate for a while, and I'm glad they have as this is a great song.

Our Lips Are Sealed, was originally sung by The Go-Go's, and became quite a big hit in the US. The writers are Jane Wiedlin and Terry Hall. Not long after Terry Hall decided to re-record it with his band Fun Boy Three, this gained a lot of popularity managing to get to number 7 on the UK singles Chart. Then it was Hilary & Hailey Duff's turn, they managed to get moderate success in Canada and Australia, but failed everywhere else, personally I think it was due to little promotion of the single. Their version was sung for the Movie Soundtrack: "A Cinderella Story", which has Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray as the lead roles. (NOTE: This film is really good and it's one of those ones you can watch again and again, just like many chick-flicks).

The music video is the perfect soundtrack music video, I have reviewed quite a few soundtrack music videos over the past months, but I think this one is one of the best, it has intricate prominent scenes from A Cinderella Story. I like seeing how well the girls get along with one another, having a laugh and enjoying themselves.

I like the scenes in the car, they are enjoying themselves, obviously Hilary Duff isn't actually driving the car, it could be on a trailer, or even Blue/Green screen. But I like it when Haylie gets in the back and puts her hands over Hilary's eyes, and I love the ear bit and the green gherkins bit, it's really funny.

I like the special features they use, like the pink and green, ultra-violet lights that make the girls stand out. And the scenes they use from the film is nicely added to the music video giving it a really good effect, and puts the music video together really nicely.

Overall I really like this song, and Hilary and Haylie Duff should definitely collaborate again in the future, the music video is pretty good, I think the use of scenes from the film has been edited in perfectly. But I still think there's something missing, it doesn't make you go WOW, and you can easily forget about this video if you watch it amongst a load of others, such as when you're watching the music channels.

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