Alongside all the disturbing insanity of 1985’s children’s film/horror nightmare The Peanut Butter Solution was the first ever English language songs performed by the one and only Celine Dion, “Listen to the Magic Man” and “Michael’s Song”.
For the soundtrack of the 1992 “classic” Encino Man, a slightly remixed version of the Queen classic “Stone Cold Crazy” was included and also got a music video crafted from various Queen performances and videos along with footage from the movie.
Firmly setting Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers in 1995, the movie’s soundtrack was full of tracks from the rock band Brother Cane, including their hit single “And Fools Shine On” from their album Seeds, which released the summer before the movie arrived in the fall.
When singer and actress Tuesday Knight was cast to replace Patricia Arquette in A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, she pitched director Renny Harlin the idea of writing a song for the movie which became the movie’s intro, “Nightmare”.
When his heavy metal hero Sammi Curr dies, a young fan is given a copy of his unreleased final album from a radio DJ friend but he soon finds out that Sammi’s soul has returned from hell and is trapped inside the record and looking to get out and cause mayhem.
The first single off the album of the same name, “Bark at the Moon” was also Ozzy’s first-ever music video and features the rock legend as a Dr. Jekyll style mad scientist who creates a potion that transforms him into a werewolf.
A major hit for Queen in 1984, Radio Ga Ga became a staple of the band’s live performances and its music video heavily features the silent film classic Metropolis by German director Fritz Lang as the band flies above the future city of the film in a flying car and then performs for the working-class citizens.