Soundtrack to life

it happens in the movies, so why not in real life?

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23/05/2004 at 15:59
In most modern films, there is an underlying soundtrack that indicates the character and their traits. So, for instance, in The Crow (the original and best), a lot of the soundtrack was very grungy and aggressive which fit the main character superbly.

Or there is always a memorable piece of music which is altered slightly throughout the whole film to reflect the mood.

So my question to you is, do you have a soundtrack to your life?

And if so, what sort of music (with examples if you want) would it contain?
23/05/2004 at 16:06
I guess I should add mine first really.

Most of my soundtrack would be very upbeat with Summery sort of sounds - Katrina and the Waves sort of thing.

With the occasional mellow out number in the Chicago type mold and then on the very odd occasion, some really angry music a-la Linkin Park or Limp Bizkit.
23/05/2004 at 16:06
And every so often, for no reason whatsoever, the theme music to the Archers plays as an undercurrent to the theme.

Rum ti tum ti tum ti tum,
Rum ti tum ti tuuum tuuum.
23/05/2004 at 16:07
You can tell I'm trying to avoid continuing the decorating can't you :)
23/05/2004 at 16:08
Eye of the Tiger
Werewolves of London


M...eldy    pirate
23/05/2004 at 16:09
Get on with the decorating or i'll send the girls round :-)
23/05/2004 at 16:14
Ally McBeal?

her therapist (Tracey..Ullman ) urged her to get a theme song


i used to use a couple of upbeat ones before playing hockey

Absolutely Flawless

Something Going On In my Soul

and Free to be you wanna be
to do what you want to do

and Feel What you want to Feel

hmm maybe good preplod warm up music
23/05/2004 at 16:33
While Tony Blair's running Britain the theme should be Tears for Fears and Mad World.
23/05/2004 at 18:05
Soundtrack to "Das Boot" (the movie): I've always lived right by water until I moved to London, plus Pisces. I'm a sub, I swim along, something happens, it gets more dramatic, then back to calm. No puns about the torpedoes, please!
23/05/2004 at 18:23
Got to be the Green Day classic,

Basket Case

23/05/2004 at 18:34
GT- only until after your exam, I hope!!
24/05/2004 at 11:45
erm...

Bobby McFerrin. Be Happy.
24/05/2004 at 11:48
rage against the machine -'f--- you i won't do what you tell me' for most of my adolescence. I had issues.
24/05/2004 at 11:51
i think the track was 'killing in the name of.....'
24/05/2004 at 12:09
A mixture of Scandanavian black/death metal.

marduk / dark throne / immortal/ Emperor etc....

....or on a more commercial note Slayer specifically "reign in blood" and "god hates us all"

"I have no faith distracting me
I know why your prayers will never be answered "


...I still have issues ;-)
24/05/2004 at 12:10
"I think the track was 'killing in the name of.....' "

yeh thats a good song.
24/05/2004 at 12:52
I wish I had a brain, The Wzard of Oz
They're coming to take me away haha, Jumbo
It had to be you, good ole red eyes
Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condidtion Is In), Kenny Rogers

24/05/2004 at 13:19
For cheering up:

Rythm of the Night - DeBarge (the summer I left school it was played everywhere)

Dancin' in the Moonlight - Toploader

My My My - Los Pacaminos

Movin' On Up - M People

For chillin out:

Prettiest Eyes - Beautiful South

Rhapsody in Blue - Gershwin

True Love - Cole Porter as sung by Bing Crosby

When I've had a bad day:

Hate Everything About You - Ugly Kid Joe
24/05/2004 at 13:57
I'd totally forgotten about Ugly Kid Joe - classic track that!
24/05/2004 at 14:01
And so fitting in certain circumstances!
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