The Good Life is a video by The NPG released for broadcast and to promote the single.
The video was filmed in the morning of 8 June 1995 at the Glam Slam South, Miami, Florida, where Prince was giving shows to celebrate his 'second' birthday as (some scenes for the P. Control video were also shot that same evening). Additional shooting took place in Spring-Summer 1995 at various locations in Saint-Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Good Life video is made of a performance of the song by The NPG (with Prince as Tora Tora wearing a scarf and a black tophat) interspersed with scenes of Sonny T. in the Twin Cities. He is seen going to a cinema in Uptown (the commercial district in southwestern Minneapolis) to watch Federico Fellini’s 1960 film La Dolce Vita. He then goes to Willie’s American Guitars shop in Saint-Paul and picks up a bass to play it before being kicked out of the store by the manager. He ends his day with his friends watching The NPG performance on television.
The video was shown during a Paisley Park party on 19 August 1995. Although the single was released in June 1995 in the USA, the video was premiered on BET on 14 September 1995. A shortended 4:17 version was created for broadcast. The full video with the 5:48 album version of the song was included on the 'Video Break' part of the Love 4 One Another TV-special.