Pitbull – Timber ft. Ke$ha

November 25, 2013 - Comment

Pitbull’s official music video for ‘Timber’ ft. Kesha. Click to listen to Pitbull on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/PBSpot?IQid=PitTim As featured on Meltdown. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/PGWMiTunes?IQid=PitTim Google Play: http://smarturl.it/PTIPlay?IQid=PitTim Amazon: http://smarturl.it/PGWMAm?IQid=PitTim More from Pitbull International Love: https://youtu.be/CdXesX6mYUE Rain Over Me: https://youtu.be/SmM0653YvXU Give Me Everything: https://youtu.be/EPo5wWmKEaI Follow Pitbull Website: http://www.pitbullmusic.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pitbull



Pitbull’s official music video for ‘Timber’ ft. Kesha. Click to listen to Pitbull on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/PBSpot?IQid=PitTim

As featured on Meltdown. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/PGWMiTunes?IQid=PitTim
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/PTIPlay?IQid=PitTim
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/PGWMAm?IQid=PitTim

More from Pitbull
International Love: https://youtu.be/CdXesX6mYUE
Rain Over Me: https://youtu.be/SmM0653YvXU
Give Me Everything: https://youtu.be/EPo5wWmKEaI

Follow Pitbull
Website: http://www.pitbullmusic.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pitbull
Twitter: https://twitter.com/pitbull

Subscribe to Pitbull on YouTube: http://smarturl.it/PITSub?IQid=PitTim

More great Global Hits videos here: http://smarturl.it/GHPlaylist?IQid=PitTim

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Lyrics:

It’s going down, I’m yelling timber
You better move, you better dance
Let’s make a night you won’t remember
I’ll be the one you won’t forget

It’s going down (it’s going down), I’m yelling timber
You better move (you better move), you better dance (you better dance)
Let’s make a night you won’t remember
I’ll be the one you won’t forget (you won’t forget)

Wooooah (timber), wooooah (timber), wooooah (it’s going down)
Wooooah (timber), wooooah (timber), wooooah (it’s going down)

Comments

Teretia Tixier says:

Nullll

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จิตสุภา หงษ์สีทอง says:

-.-

Aragorn Gandalf says:

The Greatest Kesha/Pitbull song of ALL TIME

Hải Trần says:

Good

Victor Bedor says:

Kesha 🎆🎆🎆🎁🎀

Aashutosh Regmi says:

Evergreen ! 😍

Wickleweed Productions says:

Pitbull’s 2013 smash hit “Timber ft. Ke$ha” themes on a common phrase employed by Lumberjacks when they are in the process of felling a tree. Traditionally these woodsman bellow the phrase “Timber” for all to hear, as a warning that the mighty tree they have been axing is about to plummet to the earth.

Ke$ha’s classic hook in “Timber” makes use of society’s familiarity with the lumberjack’s stereotypical catchphrase. She repeats: “It’s going down, I’m yelling Timber! You better move, you better dance,”. The lyricist uses a little bit of clever wordplay here. Instead of a logging expedition, Ke$ha is actually talking about a night out partying on the town. The party is what’s “going down”, and Ke$ha is yelling “Timber” to warn us all about this fact, just as a lumberjack yells “Timber” when a majestic redwood, or perhaps a mighty oak tree “[goes] down”, it’s trunk having been severed. Furthermore Ke$ha instructs that we as the listener “better move”, just as the phrase ‘timber’ was originally used, to warn people to get out of the way of a descending tree. But in the context of the songs lyrics, this phrase is most certainly in reference to “moving” on the dance floor, and this metaphor is further made clear by the explanatory “you better dance” which immediately follows.

Since the song Timber by Pitbull ft. Ke$ha themes on the activity of logging forests, one would think that the music video released in 2013 would do the same. This, however, is not the case. The music video for Timber features footage of Pitbull enjoying a tropical island vacation, while Ke$ha is presented in montage, dancing at a western style saloon, and touring about a traditional American cattle ranch. At one brief point in the video (2:20) Ke$ha wields an axe in order to split a piece of firewood. This is the only allusion to chopping down trees that the viewer receives in the video, and even then, this small attempt at manual labor would not necessitate Ke$ha to yell “Timber”.

It seems to me that Pitbull, Ke$ha, and the directors of the music video, all missed a golden opportunity here. I for one, would have loved to see the participants dressed in traditional red and black flannels, and wielding axes in order to, at least, feign chopping down some trees. I think that all manner of sex appeal and male bravado that is required of a music video still could have been achieved in the context of a lumberjack based theme that was more closely aligned to the lyrical theme of the song. Ke$ha and Pitbull’s lack of respect for the context of their lyrics, and detachment from their work resulted in this monumental gaff. While I will continue to enjoy the song Timber, I must express my discontent with its music video; it does not adequately capture the mood and feel of the tune.

Fathurrahman Prasetiyo says:

I love kesha like this not like kesha now somuch different

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