The London-based pop boy band, One Direction, featured a young chimpanzee named Eli in their latest music video, "Steal My Girl". In addition to appearing in the video, the chimp was photographed with the band's members for several media reports, including a photo in which Eli is attached to a chain. An English animal rights charity has spoken out against the band's innappropriate use of the young chimpanzee as an entertainment figure and asked that the video be taken down from the internet.
Steven Tyler's first solo album features the single "It Feels so Good" which premiered on American Idol on May 12, 2011. It featured a range of exotic animals including a young clothed chimpanzee.
This video is the 2nd single from Bag Raiders self-titled debut record, Sunlight. French directors Fleur&Manu, set up a narrative about a zoo keeper and her chimp boyfriend CoCo. The video shows their first date which ends with the chimpanzee getting arrested due to 'poor conduct.'
In this video, the second by 9-year old Texan pop singer Kelly Crook, a group of young girls have a slumber party which includes appearances by a chimpanzee. Kelly takes the chimpanzee for a walk on the beach at the conclusion of the video.
Baltimore's All Time Low featured Louie the chimpanzee in their 2008 music video for the single "Dear Maria, count me in".
In this video, multiple chimpanzees dressed in human clothing are on the set, acting as directors, filming with cameras, serving food and playing stringed instruments.
A song by Canadian band Barenaked Ladies from their 2003 album "Everything to Everyone."
The lyrics of the song tell the story of a protagonist who has been receiving anonymous postcards featuring images of chimpanzees. The campy video features a monsterous chimpanzee (played by a young chimpanzee "actor") wreaking havoc across a cityscape. The chimpanzee eventually reaches the CN Tower and climbs the building reminiscent of King Kong.
This song is from the band's self-titled album also known as "The Green Album." There are two different versions of the "Island in the Sun" video. The second version features Weezer playing with various wild and domesticated animals including a young chimpanzee, a bear cub, and two lion cubs.
In this video, a chimpanzee is seen swinging from a wooden cross and sitting on a throne at a table.