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Hello Everyone,


Been away from this forum for a while (last post was in July 08) hope everyone is doing well. Lots of great popular songs have been used or created for the opening theme music of movies since they added sound to film.

We could go on forever listing great opening theme songs, I thought it would be fun to list great closing theme songs (or whatever they call songs playing while the credits roll). Here is a short list of some of my favorites:


From Top Gun: Mighty Wings by Cheap Trick


From Point Break: Nobody Rides for Free by Ratt


From Free Jack: Hit Between the Eyes by The Scorpions

Free Jack was not a good movie IMHO but that was a killer song.


Now lets hear you favorite Closing Theme songs...if any
 

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Transformers - "What I've Done" by Linkin Park.
 

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Seven - "Hearts filled with acid".

Isn't it "Hearts Filthy Lesson" by David Bowie?
 

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Yes, the closing song in "SE7EN" is David Bowie's "The Heart's Filthy Lesson" from his amazing "Outside" album. If you have never heard that album in its entirety, I highly recommend it.


Also from that album is the closer to David Lynch's "Lost Highway" -- "I'm Deranged." It's a slightly modified version, with a haunting vocal intro that is not part of the album version.
 

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Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On


























oopsie, wrong thread! this one belongs to the "closing theme song you hate the most" discussion.
 

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You just couldn't resist, could you Morpheo?

Actually, the hook from that sappy Celine song was effective as a musical cue.
 

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Also from that album is the closer to David Lynch's "Lost Highway" -- "I'm Deranged." It's a slightly modified version, with a haunting vocal intro that is not part of the album version.

I second the Lost Highway suggestion. That whole album is great, but the way they do the closing song is excellent!
 

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You just couldn't resist, could you Morpheo?

Actually, the hook from that sappy Celine song was effective as a musical cue.

hehe... The music was supposed to be composed by Enya btw. She couldn't do it (conflicting schedule), and James Horner had the curious idea of trying to recreate Enya's signature vocal sound (some sort of homage, I don't know, apparently the producers were very attached to the Enya idea)... So while she does it entirely with her own voice split on dozens of tracks, he chose to use cheap synths!
 

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Bowie's I'm Deranged is also a favorite of mine, for one of my favorite movies. The song opens the movie as well, the effect is haunting.
 

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Having the same song as the intro and outro to "Lost Highway" is certainly appropriate, given the "moebius strip" structure.
 

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hehe... The music was supposed to be composed by Enya btw. She couldn't do it (conflicting schedule), and James Horner had the curious idea of trying to recreate Enya's signature vocal sound (some sort of homage, I don't know, apparently the producers were very attached to the Enya idea)... So while she does it entirely with her own voice split on dozens of tracks, he chose to use cheap synths!


Yeah soon as heard the track I thought it was Enya, but it was someone called Sissel[sp?]. So you're saying her vocals were enhanced by synths?
 

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I like the exit music on "Heat" I think it's Moby with Goldenthal's score overlaying at one point. Talking about Moby, his song on every Bourne movie's credit is also cool.
 

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Yeah soon as heard the track I thought it was Enya, but it was someone called Sissel[sp?]. So you're saying her vocals were enhanced by synths?

No I was talking about the ugly choir sounds... They really sound like late 90s cheap Korg synths or something... I like the movie a lot, but always thought the score wasn't quite on the same level as the rest of the movie.
 

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No I was talking about the ugly choir sounds... They really sound like late 90s cheap Korg synths or something... I like the movie a lot, but always thought the score wasn't quite on the same level as the rest of the movie.


The good ole Poly 06!
In reference to David Bowie's Outside, I had the pleasure of getting into it big time and saw the NIN / Bowie show at the Great Western Forum in late October, 1995. Prick opened the blast fest.
 

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No I was talking about the ugly choir sounds... They really sound like late 90s cheap Korg synths or something... I like the movie a lot, but always thought the score wasn't quite on the same level as the rest of the movie.


The good ole Poly 06!
In reference to David Bowie's Outside, I had the pleasure of getting into it big time and saw the NIN / Bowie show at the Great Western Forum in late October, 1995. Prick opened the blast fest.
I miss the second and third albums leading up to 2000 that never happened from Bowie on this theme.
 

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Without a doubt, my favorite would have to be the closing music to the TV series MASH.

Twisted and evil...
 

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Yeah soon as heard the track I thought it was Enya, but it was someone called Sissel[sp?]. So you're saying her vocals were enhanced by synths?

Sissel is sort of a Norwegian Yanni - not so much musically, but standing-wise in the musical scheme of things, at least in the U.S. You see her specials on places like PBS. Tall, statuesque, Scandinavian-looking. Not too hard on the eyes. Big star in Norway, supposedly.

http://www.artistdirect.com/Images/a...el_200x200.jpg
 
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