The Year in NSFW Music Videos

The decline of MTV and the advent of YouTube have meant that music videos these days are free to be more risqué and boundary-pushing than ever before. With this in mind, for the last few years we’ve made it something of a December tradition to round up the year’s most notable NSFW music videos — some good, some bad, some artistically interesting, some gratuitous and even exploitative. 2014 certainly hasn’t let us down. In fact, it gave us what must surely be the first music video hosted on PornHub. (For that, we can thank Xiu Xiu, because of course.) Click on through to check out what this year had to offer — but not at work.

JMSN — “The One”

A close-up of a girl pissing her pants is, um, quite a statement of intent as far as opening shots go. But despite what that might lead you to believe, this video isn’t so much shocking as it is strikingly beautiful — the use of color recalls Robert Mapplethorpe’s photography, an idea that reaches its logical extreme when one of the models strips off her bodysuit to reveal that she has alopecia vitiligo (or appears to, anyway).