Melanie Martinez - Recess [Official Music Video]

Written and Directed by Melanie Martinez
Executive Producers: Wes Teshome, Phil Botti \u0026 Ron Shapiro
Producers: Kimberly Stuckwisch \u0026 Tyler Zelinsky
Co-Producer: Gergely Varga
Co-Director: Alissa Torvinen
Director of Photography: Josh McKie Choreography by Brian Friedman
Production Design by Fernanda Guerrero
Costume Design by Christina Flannery \u0026 Melanie Martinez
Hair by William Blair
Key Make Up: Devan Weitzman
Special FX Make Up: Mo Meinhart Edited by Niles Howard \u0026 Emilie Aubry
Visual Effects Supervisor: Jeff Hodges
Post Producer: Seth Josephson
Music by Melanie Martinez, Michael Keenan \u0026 Emily Warren
Casting by Anissa Williams, Zora DeHorter \u0026 Attila Mercel

Celeste: Megan Gage
Angelita: Emma Harvey
Kelly: Maggie Budzyna
Magnolia: Zinnett Hendrix
Fleur: Zion Moreno
Leo: James Jesy McKinney
Ben: Marsalis Steven Wilson
Blue Boy: Adrian Jurics

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  1. Damiya Bradley

    Damiya Bradley

    4 саат мурун

    when she says “people gonna try to tell you that you’re fine with dollars in their eyes” i think she’s talking about my past therapists💀.

  2. Colin Mechtel

    Colin Mechtel

    Күн мурун

    Her first and last song in the movie both have dogs barking in them but the other songs dont

  3. Gabicorn21


    Күн мурун

    Good there’s no blood and any dark stuff

  4. Doceria Mãe e Filha

    Doceria Mãe e Filha

    2 күн мурун

    merecia mais views

  5. sxeetdxeams良い夢を


    2 күн мурун


  6. ꧁Morrigan Rose꧂

    ꧁Morrigan Rose꧂

    2 күн мурун

    God what I'd do to get to visit the set of this movie

  7. NV nsl

    NV nsl

    3 күн мурун

    Your main videos are so interesting 🙂

  8. Musheroomm


    5 күн мурун

    Something that I thinked in my mind that I think make no senes in 3030 this will be a lullaby if you reameber

  9. Mariana Sada Esqueda

    Mariana Sada Esqueda

    5 күн мурун

    Sigo esperando la continuación.

  10. bussin bussin

    bussin bussin

    6 күн мурун

    def the most underrated song in the album

  11. thefoxer 2008

    thefoxer 2008

    6 күн мурун

    You really need to have online concerts because I can’t go to your concerts because they are either out of state or at a bar.

  12. Lucas Andrade

    Lucas Andrade

    7 күн мурун

    Esperava mais

  13. Lily Lupin

    Lily Lupin

    9 күн мурун

    Why is her singing "Where has my time, gone in my mind, gone I can't fine, euphoria" so satisfying?

  14. erva ömeroğlu

    erva ömeroğlu

    9 күн мурун

    i knew angelita was lesbian...

  15. Anto u

    Anto u

    10 күн мурун

    Love u music

  16. Anto u

    Anto u

    10 күн мурун

    Love you

  17. Anto u

    Anto u

    10 күн мурун

    Go stream meliane 💗💗🧚‍♀️💓🧚‍♀️💓🧚‍♀️

  18. Anto u

    Anto u

    10 күн мурун

    LOVEE YOU 💗🧚‍♀️

  19. Natural Reactions

    Natural Reactions

    10 күн мурун

    About to put out a reaction to this song! I finish up listening to the K-12 album! Stop by and check it out! :) Thanks!

  20. King R.R

    King R.R

    12 күн мурун

    Me 0.0000000001 seconds after they start "dancing": * I WANT TO SEE TO GUYS DANCING TOGETHEEEEEEEEEERR!!!!!!* (edit) The music video: * Ends* Me: I´m slightly disapointed

  21. Lena White

    Lena White

    12 күн мурун


  22. Unowned Human

    Unowned Human

    12 күн мурун

    don't you hate it when u go to prom and you and the homies end up in a synchronized dance with a pretty voice looming over you

  23. taylor cooper

    taylor cooper

    12 күн мурун

    so cute

  24. Hannah Rogerd

    Hannah Rogerd

    13 күн мурун

    This is 1000% my favourite k-12 song 😍

  25. vxnilla_rxin


    13 күн мурун


  26. Dino.Nuggets_Playz


    13 күн мурун

    Do you guys even notice she has 12.6m subs 🤭🤭

  27. Toua Yang

    Toua Yang

    13 күн мурун

    My mom and dad don't like me😤

  28. Roleplaying_wierdo


    14 күн мурун

    The way he yelled dance tho 😂

  29. Maureen Martin

    Maureen Martin

    16 күн мурун

    The sedate triangle antenatally bleach because reading cytochemically stare towards a troubled basketball. zany, longing singer

  30. Lindalie worshley-okonedo

    Lindalie worshley-okonedo

    17 күн мурун

    Wow 😮 what a beautiful voice ❤️💋I LOVE this song ❤️💃🤗

  31. Kirsten Tucker Think To Grow Rich Mentoring

    Kirsten Tucker Think To Grow Rich Mentoring

    17 күн мурун

    The song is so great 😄

  32. Emma Grande

    Emma Grande

    17 күн мурун

    It's sooo beautiful!^^The costumes,the room,the choreography,the song just EVERYTHING IS PERFECT♡I wish it had more views

  33. BrigthCrazy


    21 күн мурун


  34. bho lol

    bho lol

    23 күн мурун

    This is so underrated wtf

  35. Daark Chan

    Daark Chan

    24 күн мурун

    Br fala português aí

  36. hxney_mel


    25 күн мурун

    i love how this whole time they dont even know crybaby is literally singing

  37. Maid Dragon

    Maid Dragon

    25 күн мурун

    0:36 tuhunahihi

  38. Tina .A

    Tina .A

    26 күн мурун

    Today, my crush bought my bff chicken nuggies at recess😓🔪

  39. Willow sandsister

    Willow sandsister

    27 күн мурун

    "Omg whats happening? guys... guyss?????" one girl says

  40. no maam

    no maam

    27 күн мурун


  41. no maam

    no maam

    27 күн мурун

    So nobody’s talking about their outfits???

  42. Laura Bedoy

    Laura Bedoy

    29 күн мурун

    Can someone talk about their eyeballs in the faces

  43. Laura Bedoy

    Laura Bedoy

    29 күн мурун




    Ай мурун

    Algum br que ama a melanie? ❤😖

  45. Park Arminda

    Park Arminda

    Ай мурун

    New Video Will Make

  46. ticci toby🦴

    ticci toby🦴

    Ай мурун


  47. showercurtainyo


    Ай мурун

    Genuine question as someone who just heard of her, why are most of her songs about school when she’s a bit older and presumably has been out of secondary school for about a decade? Very beautiful voice though

  48. Cara Courtney

    Cara Courtney

    Ай мурун

    This song is so underrated

  49. •Chiyo Draws•

    •Chiyo Draws•

    Ай мурун

    DANCEE Everyone: 💃🕺💃🕺💃🕺

  50. WeLuvMelanie !!!

    WeLuvMelanie !!!

    Ай мурун

    WE LUV YOU MEL you shine brighter then the sun 🥰🥰

  51. Juan RTD

    Juan RTD

    Ай мурун

    Creo que no podré superar esto jafjjqfjjq, creo que quiere decir que en realidad no nos tendrá que importar nuestra piel, o si nos caemos mal, porque si se dan cuenta se caen mal y aun así bailan, lo reflexione hace mucho:(❤️

  52. Ay


    Ай мурун

    the song + visuals for this deserves more attention. i feel like this is one of melanies most beautiful songs ever.

  53. 『Føxy Stag』

    『Føxy Stag』

    Ай мурун

    Sometimes Melanie feels like my only friend

  54. theeco


    Ай мурун

    A garden with no flowers with a lot of love

  55. Emily Flores

    Emily Flores

    Ай мурун

    Que no te jodan



    Ай мурун

    How come this only has 4.5 million views 😡💢

  57. •Park Poppy•

    •Park Poppy•

    Ай мурун

    and I would be happy if I had forcedly dancing with the crush🤡🍷

  58. Shelley & Maria

    Shelley & Maria

    Ай мурун

    Where are you melanie in the song???

  59. rick astleys lost shoe

    rick astleys lost shoe

    Ай мурун

    Nobody: My mum when i go hang out with my guy friends: 1:06

  60. Victoriia McClain

    Victoriia McClain

    Ай мурун

    So from my perspective, this song is about other people using Crybaby and those people telling her that she’s fine when she really isn’t. Recess has really taught me that people will try to use you and tell you that you are ok, and that you need to take a break because you aren’t ok, even though others say you are :)

  61. Sarah Oltvedt

    Sarah Oltvedt

    Ай мурун


  62. Sugridnumber1


    Ай мурун

    Why is this song the most underrated song in K-12 out all the other .Like this song is too good, why don't people don't like it.🥺 Edit:This song is so relax.

  63. cookiekittens


    Ай мурун

    when he screamed DAAAAAANCE that was so funny like whatttt

  64. Siena Limivia

    Siena Limivia

    Ай мурун


  65. -brain ded-

    -brain ded-

    Ай мурун

    This is the most underrated song of melanies-

  66. Monster Cake UwU

    Monster Cake UwU

    Ай мурун

    Hey does anyone know the name of the song, that plays in the background before recess?

    • Monster Cake UwU

      Monster Cake UwU

      Ай мурун

      @Mason Jones OMG THANK YOU

    • Mason Jones

      Mason Jones

      Ай мурун

      tonight you belong to me💕

  67. Chris Dunavan

    Chris Dunavan

    Ай мурун

    So dance?

  68. Claudia Leal

    Claudia Leal

    Ай мурун

    Soy la única que esperaba que los matara a todos

  69. seoul


    Ай мурун


  70. Monika Chan

    Monika Chan

    Ай мурун

    There probably like: why do i have to dance with this stranger

  71. peppa pig

    peppa pig

    Ай мурун

    The people in just dance:

  72. Khun Paing Kha

    Khun Paing Kha

    Ай мурун

    There are too many highnotes.So I can't sing with her.

  73. Jancey


    Ай мурун

    억지로 춤을 쉴새없이 춰야 하는게 자리를 뺏기지 않기 위해 필사적으로 지키려는 연예인의 삶, 자기 얘기를 한거네.

  74. Valerie Gungon

    Valerie Gungon

    Ай мурун


  75. Raoni Tavares

    Raoni Tavares

    Ай мурун

    This is how you spell sister and I wish you were only.

  76. cutie.clxire


    Ай мурун

    story: it was raining when i was walking in a field with my bestie and this came up on my playlist. we were walking and found a nice spot, we stat down and the soft breeze swept me away. i closed my eyes and just sang.

  77. soup is delicious 🍜

    soup is delicious 🍜

    Ай мурун

    ok but the levels of meaning full lyrics and chill vibes this song has is crazy-

  78. gab.___.


    Ай мурун

    let's take a moment to atleast appreciate the CHOREOGRAPHY ! This school dance choreography going along with the beats and rythm of the song is a freakin MASTERPIECE and no one can change my mind Goodjob Melanie and everyone behind it 👏😁

  79. Baka lol

    Baka lol

    Ай мурун


  80. cry baby & k-12

    cry baby & k-12

    Ай мурун


  81. Scrap Baby

    Scrap Baby

    Ай мурун

    *this is my favorite song out of k-12*

  82. • hu tao's ghost •

    • hu tao's ghost •

    Ай мурун

    This song is to underrated it's a masterpiece! Mel's voice sounds so calm and like she's ur older sister in this like she's giving u advice. Ahhh this song is just incredible!!!

  83. Sophia The Singwing

    Sophia The Singwing

    Ай мурун

    Is-is it weird that this (and most of her school like songs) are SO much like public school?

  84. CRB Films

    CRB Films

    Ай мурун


  85. José Gouveia

    José Gouveia

    Ай мурун


  86. Isabel Schimitd

    Isabel Schimitd

    Ай мурун

    1:34 it's a dog?

  87. Elizabeth Arzate

    Elizabeth Arzate

    Ай мурун

    Omg i could listen to this song all day anyway- PEOPLE GUNNA SAYYYYYYYYYYYEYYYYYY

  88. Edgar Tagle

    Edgar Tagle

    Ай мурун

    is isabela from control Z?

  89. Maria Velazquez

    Maria Velazquez

    Ай мурун

    Decidme avivó bobtail invicto

  90. Damonie Crawford

    Damonie Crawford

    Ай мурун


  91. E ʟ ɪ シ

    E ʟ ɪ シ

    Ай мурун

    Imagine coming to this dance for free food and then being forced to dance to this song. I wouldn't be forced. I would just

  92. Anny Silva

    Anny Silva

    Ай мурун

    essa música é tão perfeita

  93. •milkandcookies•


    2 ай мурун

    I noticed one thing when Angelita and CryBaby open a door to a large ballroom something similar to where they are dancing in recess there were ghosts dancing. What if the school always does this thing that they close the doors and force the children to dance till they die?

    • Patrick Padilla

      Patrick Padilla

      Ай мурун

      midsommar things

  94. Latrelle Gaming

    Latrelle Gaming

    2 ай мурун


  95. Mila Rose Fray

    Mila Rose Fray

    2 ай мурун

    Melanie Martinez singing the song Everyone in the ballroom: dying

  96. Tessa DiIonno

    Tessa DiIonno

    2 ай мурун


  97. Ela Kaya

    Ela Kaya

    2 ай мурун

    okay this is great but watch it on 1.5 playback speed- a m a zi n g.

  98. Sunflxwer


    2 ай мурун

    It is all fun and games u til someone actually stops dancing 😬🔫

  99. iyahana celery

    iyahana celery

    2 ай мурун

    am i the only one thinking dandy mott would be perfect for this

  100. axpril


    2 ай мурун

    why hasn't she gotten a grammy yet- like bruh Billie Eilish got one and she's younger than mel-