Music makes a scene. It creates the atmosphere.
We are moved by music it’s deep in our culture and our psyche. It stretches the limits, it elicits memories, it’s our favorite song, it’s the first time when … a song can recall all sorts of memories and feelings.
Some of the most successful movies have the best soundtracks. Running a questionnaire on our FB page and enjoying the responses.
How could you get the Sound of Music without The Hills are Alive. Or Saturday Night Fever without Stayin’ Alive, and come on, 2001 The Space Odyssey – it connected aliens with humans.
The list is endless, great soundtracks that just a few notes bring back the whole feeling, like The Godfather, The Mission, The Sting … I know I’m showing my vintage!
Music creates the emotion, it can lead us into fear, joy, passion, laughter, even aggression – think of Rocky. It was hard not to leave the cinema throwing punches at the biggest bloke you could find!
Top Movie Soundtracks
When I think of great movies most include a great soundtrack … a few of my picks
- Good Morning Vietnam
- Remember the Titans
- Shawshank Redemption – oh the opera!
- Maybe not GREAT, but Footloose 🙂
- O Brother, Where Art Thou
- Happy Feet!!!
- Lion King (yes, I have kids)
I’m sure I’ve missed some great one’s … any others that just have to be there?