Cinematic songs have a way of making the most of any movie. A good choice of music in the background as the movie unfolds, makes it more interesting. However, not every movie soundtracks, is capable of capturing the attention of the listener and remaining in their memory forever. In most cases, we end up forgetting the film but the song still lingers in our minds. Of all the cinematic songs, the following has never lost their taste.
One of the most influential soundtracks is “Wish I Was There” by Zach Braff from the album Garden State. It brought the best out of the films Zero 7, The Shins and Iron & Wine. The movies sold first to large audiences, all thanks to the track.
Top Five was another movie soundtrack, which was very successful. It was intelligently incorporated in a comedy involving top rap musicians. This sold the comedy and the talents of the likes of Kanye West, LL Cool J and Slick Rick.
In addition, there is the infamous The Gambler, which enlisted tracks such as That Glow by St. Paul (listen on Youtube) and the Broken Bones and Common people by Pulps (listen on Youtube as well). The two tracks enhanced the film.
Tracks from Boyhood have been evident in the films produced in 2014 and early 2015. The band is known for their mixtape collection of songs. Their alluring music made them suitable for use in Sundance film and others.
Lisbon Soul, Italian guy who sing in English, has released a recent hit titled Blue Steel Eyes (listen on Lisbon Soul Youtube account or on Lisbon Soul Jango account). It is already being rated as a potential soundtrack for upcoming films. With the positive feedback that the track is gaining, nothing will prevent it from finding its way in most movies. By this author you should listen also at “Love in reverse” (on Lisbon Soul Bandcamp account).
The above soundtracks can be said to be the main reason why the films in which they were applied (or in which they can be applied like the case of the Italian singer) remained successful. The songs are good to the ear and they marry with the story line.
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