Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye West’s ‘Bound 2,’ Explained (Video)

There's a LOT of this. (Ellen)

There’s a LOT of this. (Ellen)

A lot is being made of Kanye West’s new music video for “Bound 2″ which he premiered on Ellen today, because, why not? Monday is Bret Easton Ellis Day and Tuesday is The Ellen DeGeneres Show Day, and Wednesday will be, who knows, Kanye’s Rob Ford Day? (WE HOPE, WE HOPE SO BAD.)

But while there’s been a lot of guff about the sexual imagery of the video, it’s actually quite tame. Below, we’ve broken down every single frame from the video.


Mountains.

Mountains.

Mountain with tree.

Eagle flying high on top of mountains.

Mountains.

Mountains (different).

White horses run through water.

White horse and brown horses run across plains. (x2)

horse Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)

Highway.

Red rocks.

Kanye head.

Kanye in tie-dye on a motorcycle, green screen of mountains.

Kanye in plaid against white screen.

Blond Kim Kardashian silhouette naked on motorcycle.

kimmot Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
Kanye head.
Blond Kim Kardashian silhouette naked on motorcycle.(x4)

Kanye in plaid against white screen.

Kanye in tie-dye on a motorcycle, green screen of mountains.

Kanye head.

Kanye in plaid against white screen.

Kanye in tie-dye on a motorcycle, green screen of mountains.

Kanye head.
Kanye in plaid against white screen.
Blond Kim Kardashian head super-imposed over green screen of mountains. (x2)

Kanye head superimposed over a green screen of mountains.

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.
Kanye in plaid superimposed over green screen of mountains. (x2)

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.
Kanye in plaid against green screen of plains. (x2)

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.

Kanye in plaid against green screen of mountains.

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.

PART TWO
kanyekimbike Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
(I know, you’re tired with nobody to love…)

Kanye alone in tie-dye on a motorcycle, against green screen of forest.

Kim Kardashian making out with Kanye West on motorcycle, while he is fake-driving.

Kanye alone in tie-dye on a motorcycle, against green screen of forest.

Kim Kardashian (with less clothes) making out with Kanye West on motorcycle, while he is fake-driving through the forest.

Kanye in tie-dye singing against green screen of stars.
Kim Kardashian (with less clothes) making out with Kanye West on motorcycle, while he is fake-driving through a desert sunset. (x2)

Naked, blond Kim Kardashian lying down naked on motorcycle while green screen simulates bike speeding on evening desert road.

kanyenk Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)

Kanye in tie-dye singing against green screen of stars.

Kanye in a tie-dye lying down on top of naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through night desert roads. (BAM!)

Blond Kim Kardashian’s face and tastefully shadowed breasts on bicycle.

Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through morning roads.
POV Kim Kardashian watching Kanye fondle her on bike. (x2)
kimk Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
Blond Kim Kardashian’s face and tastefully shadowed breasts on bicycle.

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.

Blond Kim Kardashian head super-imposed over green screen of mountains.

Kanye head.

Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through midday desert roads. (Switches POV, x4)

Kanye in plaid against yellow and blue screen.

Kanye alone in tie-dye on a motorcycle, against green screen of desert.

Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through midday desert roads.

Now she’s gone and Kanye is alone in the forest.
alone Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
Kanye head.

Now she’s back.
back Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
Now she’s gone again.
alone2 Music Video Primer: Every Single Frame From Kanye Wests Bound 2, Explained  (Video)
Kanye in plaid against orange-y screen.

Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through midday desert roads. (Switches POV, x4)

Now she’s gone.

Kanye in plaid against green screen of clouds.

Now she’s back.

Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through clouds.

Blond Kim Kardashian face.
Kanye in a tie-dye fondling naked, blond Kim Kardashian while green screen simulates bike speeding through clouds.
Kanye Face. (x4)
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Part 3
(Jerome’s in the house…)
KANYEKIMHUG
The first two parts (x20)

Shot of a rusted fence and a license plate from Arizona that reads “Bound 2.”