3 music videos starring basset hounds

Basset spotting is a sport in our house. Whether we’re fast forwarding through a commerical – “Wait, was that a basset? Rewind rewind!” – or cringing through an episode of 2 Broke Girls – “Did you see that basset hound walk past? Rewind rewind!” – basset spotting turns any viewing experience into an exciting adventure. It’s just a shame it happens so rarely. We need more bassets on TV.

Spotting basset hounds in music videos is even harder. Just as you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find a prince, so too do you have to watch a lot of bad music videos to find one with a basset hound in. Thankfully, I’ve done the hard work for you so you can just watch these ones!

Tip: Be sure to watch each video all the way through to make sure you see all the basset bits.

New Radicals – Get What You Give
Short but sweet clips of a basset hound running through a mall…

Vitalic – Poney Part 1
Dogs defying gravity. The basset hound first appears at the 50 second mark.

Mayer Hawthorne – Her Favourite Song
Not only is the basset hound the coolest dog in this video (coz it’s the DJ), it’s also the only dog which gets a kiss. I think we know why.

There’s also Nelly’s ‘Ride Wit Me’ video, which has a basset hound riding in a truck (blink and you’ll miss it) and there MUST be a video in some vault somewhere of Elvis singing to a basset hound, but apart from that, I know of no other basset hounds in music videos. But maybe you do?? Comment below if you do!

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