My Top Five…

The soundtrack of your life

Solo/Side Project Podcast and My Top Five Soundtrack Songs

Thanks for the solo/side project suggestions! I was surprised (but secretly happy) not to see Thom Yorke.

Download the podcast here

SoloSide Project Podcast.mp3

This week promises to be another monster of a podcast as we are doing My Top Five Soundtrack Songs! There are so many, I could have done a Top Five on John Williams alone. So here are My Five (I really struggled to get it down to 5 but you don’t have to), what are yours?

5. Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters

4. Yen on a Carousel, Ocean’s Twelve

3. Clubbed to Death, The Matrix

2. Gabriel’s Oboe, The Mission

1. Indiana Jones Theme, Indiana Jones


May 8, 2008 - Posted by | Music, My Top Five, Podcast, soundtracks


  1. ooh I love this topic…. though very difficult to narrow down.
    I’m going to think and post later!

    Comment by Kate | May 9, 2008 | Reply

  2. Here are some I had to leave out
    Jungle Boogie, Pulp Fiction
    Gonna Fly Now, Rocky
    Suo Gan, Empire of the Sun
    Balcony Scene, Romeo and Juliet
    Peer Pressure, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    How It Ends, Little Miss Sunshine
    Stuck in The Middle, Reservoir
    Let Go, Gardenstate

    then loads from Star Wars, Lord of The Rings, Kill Bill, Juno

    Comment by Tom | May 9, 2008 | Reply

  3. Wise up – Aimee Mann (Magnolia)
    The entire Life Aquatic Soundtrack,
    All I want is you (Juno)
    Son of a Preacher Man (Pulp fiction)
    More tomorrow I think!

    Comment by Denise | May 9, 2008 | Reply

  4. 1. Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones (Adaptation – best movie eveeer and the lyrics are woven nicely into the script)
    Weekend calling me, more next week….

    Comment by Brian | May 9, 2008 | Reply

  5. This is a great list… so many options. I managed to narrow it down to less than 15 and that was really hard to do. In no particular order:

    * She’s like the Wind, Patrick Swayze, Dirty Dancing
    * The End, The Doors, Apocalypse Now
    * Now We Are Free, Hans Zimmer, Gladiator
    * Time Warp, Cast, Rocky Horror Picture Show
    * Mad World, Michael Andrews, Donnie Darko
    * Ooh La La, Faces, Rushmore
    * The Steward of Gondor, Howard Shore & Billy Boyd, LoTR Return of the King
    * Lose Yourself, Eminem, 8mile
    * What a Feeling, Irene Cara, Flashdance
    * Rock Me, The Pills, Run Lola Run
    * Theme, Isaac Hayes, Shaft
    * Miserlou, The Lively Ones, Pulp Fiction
    * Sinnerman, Nina Simone, Thomas Crown Affair

    Comment by Liz | May 9, 2008 | Reply

  6. I love my soundtracks as well so here are just 5 of my recent favorites on the old iPod.

    5. Footloose- Kenny Loggins (Footloose)
    4. Duel Of The Fates- John Williams (Star Wars Episode 1)
    3. Kissing You- Des’ree (Romeo & Juliet)
    2. Cells – Servant (Sin City- trailer only I think)
    1. The Entire Anchorman Soundtrack (Seriously)

    Comment by Pedro Monscooch | May 10, 2008 | Reply

  7. 2. Isaac Hayes – Shaft
    3. Cream – Sunshine of your Love (Goodfellas)
    4. The Shins – New Slang (Garden State)
    5. Queen – Princes of the Universe (Highlander)

    And the song I mentioned above in Adaptation is actually Happy Together – the Turtles, but the Stones are there too at the end of the movie, classic ending

    Comment by Brian | May 12, 2008 | Reply

  8. La Noyee from Amelie
    Singin in the Rain
    Can’t Buy Me Love from A Hard Day’s Night
    The Sound of Silence from The Graduate
    Paint it Black from Full Metal Jacket
    Mad World from Donnie Darko

    Comment by Oeoz | May 12, 2008 | Reply

  9. Empire Records (especially Sugarhigh!)
    Kill Bill (both 1 AND 2)
    Pulp Fiction (obviously)
    Lola Rennt (Go German techno)
    Bandits (lesser known German movie but also cool, especially if you’re a 13-year-old girl)
    Shrek (yay Counting Crows)
    Disney movies (if you’re comfortable enough with your maturity level to admit the awesomeness)

    Comment by Jane | May 12, 2008 | Reply

  10. Requiem for a Dream has a class soundtrack too.

    Comment by Oeoz | May 13, 2008 | Reply

  11. *The RaveUps, “Positively Lost Me” from Pretty in Pink
    *Jimmy Cliff, “The Harder They Come” from The Harder They Come
    *Franco Battiato, “Ruby Tuesday(cover)” from Children of Men
    *Ericka Eigen, “I Wanna Marry a Lighthouse Keeper” from Clockwork Orange
    *Harry McLintock, “Big Rock Candy Mountains” from O Brother Where Art Thou?

    Comment by Jenna! | May 13, 2008 | Reply

  12. “Chi mai” from “Le professionel” – Enio Morricone (This is my top-topfive)
    The man with harmonica – (Enio Morricone)Once upon a time in the west
    Jungle boogie – Pulp fiction
    Man of Constant Sorrow – O Brother Where Art Thou
    Mad World – Donnie Darko

    Comment by BC | May 13, 2008 | Reply

  13. Theme to Midnight Cowboy-John Barry
    Something to talk about (About a Boy)-Badly Drawn Boy
    Ballad of Easy Rider (Easy Rider)-Bob Dylan/Roger Mc Guinn
    Theme to ET-John Williams
    Theme to Edward Scissorhands-Danny Elfman

    Comment by gardenhead | May 14, 2008 | Reply

  14. O mio babbino caro from A Room with a View, love that theme!

    Comment by Denise | May 14, 2008 | Reply

  15. zdravo

    Comment by tose janev | December 27, 2008 | Reply

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