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Musical Montage: The Belle Stars “Iko Iko”

March 1, 2021

Originating from New Orleans, “Iko Iko” is a song that has seen many different versions over the years, including the one performed by The Belle Stars that appeared in 1988’s Rain Man for the opening scene and was later a successful single off the soundtrack.

Musical Montage: An American Tail

February 15, 2021

An American Tail is still one of the most beloved and best-remembered movies from animation legend Don Bluth and one of the reasons for its longevity is its iconic song “Somewhere Out There”, which was a massive radio hit and earned two Grammy awards along with being nominated for an Oscar. Fievel Goes West brought the song back along with a new song, the less remembered “Dreams to Dream”.

Musical Montage: INXS “Devil Inside”

February 1, 2021

One of the most recognizable and popular songs from INXS, “Devil Inside” came out in 1988 off the band’s Kick album and featured a music video from director Joel Schumacher, hot off directing The Lost Boys the year prior.

Musical Montage: Michael McDonald “Sweet Freedom”

November 23, 2020

When buddy cops Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal are forced into taking a vacation following the sloppy bust of a drug dealer in Chicago, the pair head to Key West, Florida and relax to the dulcet tones of Michael McDonald’s “Sweet Freedom”, with the pair also appearing in the music video for the song.

Musical Montage: Brother Cane “And Fools Shine On”

October 26, 2020

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.