Soundtracks that Rock: “Do the Right Thing”
Spike Lee underscored the drama in “Do the Right Thing” by layering the music of Public Enemy, Steel Pulse and E.U. atop a sweltering summer backdrop. He also broadened the appeal of hip-hop and New Jack Swing in the process.
Soundtracks That Rock: “Trainspotting”
Brian Eno, Pulp, and Underworld are a few of the musical artists behind the vibe of Danny Boyle’s heroin-and-hustle film set in working-class Scotland. Oh, and Ewan McGregor helped some, too!
Soundtracks That Rock: “Goodfellas”
Martin Scorsese had the perfect music choices for his mob movie whether the scene was brutal or romantic. And he picked the songs three years before he started filming!
The Psychedelic Furs: A Soundtrack Success Story
They only had one Top 40 hit, but have become the “go to” choice for movies wanting to evoke the specific “feel” of the ‘80s. And the Psychedelic Furs are back on tour, so grab your Walkman and Members Only jacket!
Everything Fab Four: George Harrison’s “Wonderwall”
One ‘90s Oasis hit found inspiration from an inventive movie soundtrack by the Quiet Beatle.