Other notable compilation scores feature various kinds of popular music: rock 'n' roll Easy Rider, disco Flashdance, rap Dangerous Minds, country Nashville, popular standards Sleepless in Seattleand eclectic mixes Apocalypse Now, which includes Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries and the Rolling Stones' "[I Can't Get No] Satisfaction.
Here are 10 examples of how the two can come together to create a classic moment of cine-magic. The first example one can remember is the by now iconic moment when the cruel criminal Frank Booth asks his pal Ben to sing about a "candy colored clown.
Malcolm McDowell sings the optimistic tune while kicking the shit out of a guy after breaking into his house.
The song's theme of a '60s optimist-turned-jaded cynic is a subtle representation of his character's conflicted personality. Additionally, audiences may perceive songs on a more conscious level than background orchestral scoring.
Compiled scores consist of a collection of existing songs, often used in their original recorded format and largely derived from noncinematic sources usually popular music but also opera and classical music ; these can be supplemented by original songs and orchestral background scoring.
Now, all he needed was the right musical backdrop to make one of the writer's most important passages -- the "wave" speech -- come to life.