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Musical Montage: UB40 “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

June 7, 2021

For Speed 2: Cruise Control, director Jan De Bont wanted the soundtrack full of reggae and Caribbean inspired music to go along with the tropical cruise setting of the movie, which included UK reggae group UB40 performing a cover of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, which became one of the biggest hits of 1997.

Musical Montage: Billy Idol “Speed”

August 19, 2019

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.

Pop Speed Trivia, Hotshot!

June 10, 2014

One of the best action movies of the 90’s, if not all time, turns 20 years old today as Speed was released on June 10th, 1994. Check out some behind the scenes facts and trivia.