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Musical Montage: Billy Idol “Speed”

Outside of Mark Mancina’s memorable and propulsive score for 1994’s Speed, the other music tie-ins are not well known at best and forgotten at worst, like a title track off the soundtrack album from none other than Billy Idol.
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Musical Montage: Saliva “The Spy Hunter Theme”

Midway’s highly successful reboot of Spy Hunter back in 2001 was no stranger to that era’s obsession with nu-metal, recruiting Saliva to perform a new version of the Peter Gunn theme along with including the band’s video for “Your Disease” on the game’s disc as a bonus feature.
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Musical Montage: Vitamin C “Vacation”

Vitamin C aka Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick is probably best known for her song “Graduation (Friends Forever)” but she also contributed the theme song for the Pokemon short “Pikachu’s Vacation” that played before Pokemon: The First Movie back in 1998.
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Musical Montage: The Graduate

1967’s The Graduate is a classic for a number of reasons but one of the most memorable reasons is it’s use of music, specifically Simon & Garfunkel.  Director Mike Nichols used “The Sound of Silence” as an editing tool to pace out scenes and intended to replace it for the actual film with original music, […]
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Musical Montage: The Psychedelic Furs “Pretty in Pink”

You may think the song “Pretty in Pink” was inspired by the movie of the same name but it actually came first in 1981, with John Hughes taking inspiration from the title while the band The Psychedelic Furs performed a new version to go with the movie in 1986.
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Musical Montage: The Archies “Sugar, Sugar”

A feature of the animated The Archie Show from the late 60s, Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty, and Veronica formed The Archies and had a massive real-life hit in 1969 with “Sugar, Sugar”, which became the #1 song of the year after dominating the charts for four weeks upon its debut.
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