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Lisnaholic 04-17-2011 11:42 AM

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Originally Posted by Tumor (Post 1018137)

I dislike this song but I seem to be the only person who does, seeing as though its in every movie trailer ever......

+ Don`t worry, I can`t stand it either !

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Originally Posted by ThePhanastasio (Post 1017848)
"Hallelujah" is used an awful lot in television and film, particularly the Jeff Buckley version. I mean, it's a really great song, but it's way overused.

+ Yes, absolutely. A great song that`s being done to death.

+ As manny says, there are also a lot of classical pieces that turn up repeatedly, because every movie has to have its Piano Time, right after the leading couple have their big fight. Are they going to get back together again ? Not until each of them has done some mooching around on their own to some poignant backdrop with a piano track playing. Or if that`s considered too subtle for the movie-goers, the director might go for this instead :


Sansa Stark 04-17-2011 12:02 PM



idec tho, i luv damon

Burning Down 04-17-2011 05:37 PM

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Originally Posted by Paloma (Post 1037528)


idec tho, i luv damon

I think that song gets used in a fair amount of commercials too.

Sansa Stark 04-17-2011 05:51 PM

yeah, it's pretty much everywhere, tho usually it's just the insipid "woo hoo" part
:(

Burning Down 04-17-2011 05:54 PM

I love the song though.

pooka 04-17-2011 05:55 PM

the theme to 2001. yeah its good but do we really need to hear it everywhere?

Burning Down 04-17-2011 06:02 PM

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Originally Posted by pooka (Post 1037688)
the theme to 2001. yeah its good but do we really need to hear it everywhere?

Richard Strauss's Also Sprach Zarathustra? Yeah. Overused. The funny thing is, I don't think it was even a popular piece during Strauss's time. In the study of music theory and history though, it's heavily analyzed because it is a symphonic poem. I'm sure I've heard it more times than you because it was assigned as homework or something!

pooka 04-17-2011 06:06 PM

yeah thats the name of it. nice one broder.

indienut 04-18-2011 12:04 AM

Jimmy Eat World - The Middle

featured in many films and TV shows such as The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Roswell.

Captain Ron 06-16-2011 10:48 PM

walking on sunshine


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