Memorable Hits

tc0001126If you can’t remember some of the most classic movies of all time, just try to remember the classic songs that were released in the soundtrack alongside them. The Breakfast Club can best be remembered through the classic final scene and the song Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds and it shows how timeless these soundtracks can be. Director, John Hughes showed his creativity and love of music by using the appropriate tracks to establish all of the drama he wanted the viewer to feel.

The most classic films have released a song alongside the movie to establish an understanding of the dramatic tone. The song Kiss from a Rose by Seal was a collaboration made for the Batman Forever film and can be easily referenced as one of the more recognizable collaborations of all time. The dramatic aspect of the song and emotional lyrics were able to convey a powerful message that went alongside the theme of Batman Forever perfectly. Some other examples include Lose Yourself by Eminem was attached to the biopic 8 Mile and won the award along with My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion for Titanic. Celine Dion was one of the strongest artists of that time and was able to create an emotional song for the director James Cameron that would capture the romance and escape of the moment.

Some moments can be remembered through these classic songs and many individuals would associate Celine Dion’s song with the exact moment it was featured in the film. The memorable moment when Jack and Rose stand at the front of the boat and the hold her while she spreads her arms as if she is flying. It would be hard to believe that anyone would forget this classic scene along with the song that goes with it. Movies can be made into classics through the soundtracks ability to convey the emotion of the film and create a visual reference that is timeless.