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Added by zabdiel on 12 Mar 2009 01:12
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"And I said, What about Breakfast at Tiffany's
She said, I think I remember the film
And as I recall, I think we both kinda liked it
And I said, Well, that's the one thing we've got"

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something

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The Godfather (1972)
"I put horses heads in people's beds, cos I am the mob"
"That Luca Brasi, ah he sleeps with the fishes".

I Am the Mob by Catatonia

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High Fidelity (2000)
"I never loved nobody fully
Always one foot on the ground
And by protecting my heart truly
I got lost in the sounds
I hear in my mind
All these voices
I hear in my mind all these words
I hear in my mind all this music"

Fidelity - Regina Spektor

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The Holiday (2006)
"If this is a rom-com
Kill the director please"

Kill the Director - The Wombats

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"Frankly, Scarlett, I Don't Give A Damn" by Sparks, from the album Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins
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"And if they follow you/don't look back/like Dylan in the movies" - "Like Dylan in the Movies", Belle & Sebastian, from the album "If You're Feeling Sinister"
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Films with songs written about them, which were not written for the film sound track. I'm also excluding parody songs.

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Posted: 7 years, 11 months ago at Jul 16 6:19
The Frames:
"Fitzcarraldo" is about the film of the same name.

Joni Mitchell:
"Night of the Iguana" is about the film of the same name.

Gene Pitney:
"Liberty Valance" is about the film of the same name.

Tom Russell:
"Touch of Evil" is about the film of the same name.

Scott Walker:
"The Seventh Seal" is about the film of the same name.

Weird Al Yankovic:
"Jurassic Park" is, no go on, guess!
Al also sang about film characters in movies, such as "Gump" about Forrest Gump and "Yoda" which is about the character in the film The Empire Strikes Back.

Beastie Boys:
"High Plains Drifter" references the film of the same name. "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun" makes references to A Clockwork Orange and Rambo.

Beastie Boys:
"High Plains Drifter" references the film of the same name as well as Dirty Harry and Taxi Driver.
"Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun" makes references to A Clockwork Orange and Rambo.
Posted: 7 years, 11 months ago at Jul 16 9:07
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll add them when I get a chance, except for the Weird Al Yankovic ones, as there are loads of them!

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