Video: Mia Bocca

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1986: 100 MPH Music Videos
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1987: Koo Koo
Mia Bocca

Mia Bocca music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: Week of 27 April 1987
Producer(s): Simon Fields (Limelight Productions)
Director: Jean-Baptiste Mondino
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First (Commercially) Released:


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

Mia Bocca is the first video by Jill Jones released for broadcast and to promote the single. It was directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino and shot in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico in early 1987.

The sepia-colored video opens with a voice-over (by Mondino) saying "On, the first hot day, I created something a little too hot. Now check it out". It is followed by the intro Baby, You’re A Trip sung by Jill Jones (as on the album) which wakes up a few children who were sleeping in a desert place in Mexico. At the shout of "Americana", they gather to spy on Jones and follow her as she sings Mia Bocca. The clip ends with a clergyman making the sign of the cross and Jones walking away accompanied by the notes of a trumpet player and the voice-over saying "Hey baby, they just ain’t ready for you yet".

Jean-Baptiste Mondino would later photograph the cover of Prince’s Lovesexy album and shoot the video for I Wish U Heaven.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
Early 1987 (assumed) San Felipe,
Baja California, Mexico
  • Jean-Baptiste Mondino - director
  • Simon Fields - producer
  • Kenneth C. Barrows - first assistant camera
  • More information needed

Broadcasts/streaming (only)
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Mia Bocca 4:31

Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

100 MPH
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1987
Koo Koo