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Musical Montage: Ambience “Rising”

September 7, 2020

When the 90s X-Men cartoon crossed the Pacific and aired on TV Tokyo from 1994 to 1995, it got a brand new theme song and opening title sequence featuring the music of Japanese rock band Ambience and their song “Rising”.

Musical Montage: Maria McKee “Show Me Heaven”

August 31, 2020

The follow-up to Top Gun, Days of Thunder couldn’t quite live up to the bar set by its predecessor, including on the soundtrack side as the main single from the movie, “Show Me Heaven” by Maria McKee, failed to chart in the US, although it was a pretty massive hit worldwide.

Musical Montage: Weezer “Beginning of The End”

August 24, 2020

Although they are destined to unite the universe in peace through song, the Wyld Stallyns got some help on the soundtrack for this weekend’s Bill and Ted Face the Music from Weezer with the fourth single of their upcoming Van Weezer album, “Beginning of the End”.

Musical Montage: Ben E. King “Stand By Me”

August 3, 2020

When the 1986 classic Stand By Me came out, Ben E. King’s iconic song, which gives the movie its title, saw a massive resurgence, jumping back into the Billboard charts and the man himself even starred in a music video featuring cast members River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton.

Musical Montage: Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blackeyed Blond”

July 27, 2020

One of the many cinematic appearances from the Red Hot Chili Peppers (or at least one of the members) over the year, the band appeared and performed in the cult 80s skateboarding movie Thrashin, which starred a young Josh Brolin as an amateur skateboarder who dreams of becoming a professional downhill racer.

Musical Montage: Chesney Hawkes “The One and Only”

July 20, 2020

Hailing from the UK, singer/songwriter Chesney Hawkes started his career at age 19 and had his biggest hit, “The One and Only”, from a movie he co-starred in alongside the legendary Roger Daltrey, Buddy’s Song, and it also later appeared in films like Doc Hollywood, Moon and Source Code.