Featuring a beat sampled from Knight Rider, Timbaland & Magoo’s third single from their debut album, “Clock Strikes”, also channeled From Dusk Till Dawn in the music video as the rap duo kidnaps a family in their RV and ends up at a club full of vampires.
Originally debuting in 1998 to a fairly tepid reception, “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer exploded the following year after it was featured in both She’s All That and Dawson’s Creek, eventually peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1999.
The 1981 cult classic animated anthology Heavy Metal featured tons of music in each of its stories but Eagles guitarist Don Felder contributed the overall theme song, “Heavy Metal (Takin’ a Ride)”, which was also featured in the “B-17” segment of the movie.
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, […]
Far surpassing the 1981 film it was the theme song for, “Endless Love” by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross was a gigantic smash hit, becoming the second biggest song of the year and earning Oscar, Golden Globe and multiple Grammy award nominations.
Even though he’s conquered all sorts of different media over the years, one of LL Cool J’s most iconic pieces of pop culture will always be “Mama Said Knock You Out” from the 1991 album of the same name.
Formed in 1989, The Rembrandts exploded into pop culture history when they performed the theme song for Friends, “I’ll Be There For You”, which became a massive hit as a single in 1997.