Pretty much exactly what it says on the tin. The “Literal Music Video” starts with an easily recognizable music video (typically from the 80’s) and uses both subtitles and newly recorded audio to narrate what is literally happening in the music video; often highlighting the bizarre visual narratives used.

A few examples:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj-x9ygQEGA - A Total Eclipse of the Heart

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HE9OQ4FnkQ - Take One Me.

I find them hilarious. You should too, otherwise a gang of minks will eat your kittens/puppies.

If you don't have a kitten or a puppy, the minks will buy you one, then eat it. I've trained them well.
this has hilar-tential.
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On second thought, **** tuning forks. You best be carrying around a grand piano that was tuned by an Italian
this needs a bump.
The Total Eclipse one had me on the floor.
Been in Japan since August, no fucking money left!
I saw that "Take on Me" one, a few months back, and I nearly cried laughing.
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