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on 25 Jun 2012 09:34

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Songs inspired by a movie.

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1. Die Hard (1988)


Guyz Nite - Die Hard

Song is great, I think. Very funny, and catchy chorus.
A great summary of the movie. " Yippikaye Motherfucker ! "

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2. Amélie (2001)


Les Fatals Picards - Moi Je Vis Chez Amélie Poulain

French song, so I don't think you can understand, but it's like a satire of the movie, some sentences are : " I live in the country of Amélie Poulain where everything is well " and " Bad guys live in an other city ".

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3. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)


Metallica - One

Inspired by the book and the movie.

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4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)


David Bowie - Space Oddity

David wrote the song after he saw the movie.

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5. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin... (2003)


Megadeth - This Day We Fight

Inspired by the emotional speech of Aragorn before the fight.

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6. First Blood (1982)


Frankeinstein Drag Queens From Planet 13 - Rambo

" R-A-M-B-O : Blow em up like Rambo ! "

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7. Halloween (1978)


Wednesday 13 - Haddonfield

About the night when Myers " came back to home ".

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8. Day of the Dead (1985)

Gorillaz - M1A1

The band use a sample of the beginning of the movie.

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9. Le Samourai (1967)

Madonna - Beautiful Killer

Madonna loves the 60s french cinema and this movie.

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10. Never Been Kissed (1999)

Adele - One & Only

She wrote the song after seeing the movie, because of the kiss scene.

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11. King Kong (1933)

ABBA - King Kong Song

The song tells everything.

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12. Godzilla (1954)

Blue Oyster Cult - Godzilla

About Tokyo's attack.

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13. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood

" I've got sunshine in my bag " comes from the movie.

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14. The Red Shoes (1948)

Kate Bush - The Red Shoes

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15. Boxing Helena (1993)

Misfits - Helena

" If I cut off your arms and cut off you legs would you still love me anyway ? "

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16. An Andalusian Dog (1929)

Pixies - Debaser

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17. Vertigo (1958)

Harvey Danger - Carlotta Valdez

" Jimmy stewart follows Kim to where your portrait hangs on a wall. "

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18. American Psycho (2000)

D-12 - American Psycho

This song is full of references. First title. And then some others :
The Silence Of The Lambs, Clockwork Orange, Rocky IV & Halloween .

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19. Citizen Kane (1941)

White Stripes - The Union Forever

A song about, and including quotes from, Citizen Kane.

Added by Jon .


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20. Vanilla Sky (2001)

Kanye West - Through The Wire

Inspired by the storie of the movie.

Added by A.M.A .



 

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Comments

Posted: 2 years ago at Jun 25 11:29
Great collection! Well done.
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Posted: 2 years ago at Jun 25 13:58
Interesting list. One you've missed:
The Union Forever - White Stripes
a song about, and including quotes from, Citizen Kane. :)
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 6 1:41
Adele likes never been kissed!! that makes that movie and the song 100 times better!! didn't know it!
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 8 14:21
You forgot Kanye West song ''on the wire" inspired by Vanilla Sky !!!!
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 8 14:31
Very cool your list, keep it up o/
Posted: 2 years ago at Jul 9 0:15
Thanks for taking in consideration my suggestion !!!
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