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Musical Montage: Goo Goo Dolls “I’m Awake Now”

September 13, 2021

The Goo Goo Dolls exploded later in the 90s with their Dizzy Up The Girl album and City of Angels soundtrack contribution “Iris” but earlier in the decade they provided “I’m Awake Now” to the “final” Nightmare on Elm Street movie, Freddy’s Dead, in 1991.

Musical Montage: Lonr. feat Amber Mark “Save My Love”

August 23, 2021

This past weekend’s new theatrical/HBO Max release Reminiscence doesn’t seem like the kind of movie that would normally have a music video tie-in but the movie’s end credits song “Save My Love” by Lonr. feat Amber Mack does have one, with Thandiwe Newton appearing to putting Lonr. into the memory machine to relive a past moment.

Musical Montage: 21 Savage “Spiral”

August 9, 2021

Remixing composer Charlie Clouser’s iconic music from the Saw franchise, 21 Savage gave Saw its first soundtrack rap song with “Spiral”, which accompanied the Chris Rock/Samuel L. Jackson movie that arrived earlier this year.

Musical Montage: Tag Team “Pig Power in the House”

July 12, 2021

Although far inferior in pretty much every way to Babe, 1994’s Gordy did have one thing over George Miller’s classic and that was a ridiculous hip-hop theme song from none other than Tag Team, “Pig Power in the House”, which got an official tie-in music video.

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.