Get On The Bus (1999): Destiny’s Child ft. Timbaland
  • It's nice to see the good old Destiny's Child and all but this song and video is simply not where their heart was at


    • by Stephen Filippelli
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      Artist: Destiny’s Child ft. Timbaland Video: Get On The Bus Album: “Why Do Fools Fall In Love” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack/The Writings On The Wall Label: Columbia Records Director: Earle Sebastian

      “Get On The Bus” is a single and music video off of the original motion picture soundtrack to the 1999 film “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”, it


      is also included on Destiny’s Child’s second album titled “The Writings On The Wall” (following their self-titled debut). “Get On The Bus” is perhaps one of the most mediocre of the group’s earlier music videos as well as singles, both the song and its music video are easily forgettable.

      Gone are the vibrant colors, pastures, and backgrounds of music video director Darren Grant’s handy work (whom previously directed the group’s first three music videos: “No, No, No”, Part 1 and 2, and Part 1 of “With Me”). Director Earle Sebastian takes the directing chair this time around and he doesn’t put too much work into setting this music video apart from other videos. The video for “Get ...


      • Get On The Bus (1999): Destiny's Child ft. Timbaland
      On The Bus” looks way too much like TLC’s music video for “No Scrubs” (although TLC’s music video looked way more advanced, thanks to the professional directing of mastermind Hype Williams) with a bunch of fancy-looking monitors, platinum and silver backgrounds, and with matching gray and white wardrobes to compliment all of it.

      I’m actually not surprised by

      this as “Get On The Bus” and “No Scrubs” came out roughly around the same season/month of 1999. Timbaland is also a guest rapper on this track although he doesn’t do much to make this low-key mess stand out. It’s nice to see the good old Destiny’s Child and all but this song and video is simply not where their heart was at.


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