Category: Stuck On Repeat

Stuck On Repeat: “Easy” by Son Lux from “My King” Trailer

Title: “Easy”Artist: Son LuxSource: “My King” Trailer (2016) + “Alternate Worlds” Album (2013) The Palme d’Or nominated film, Mon Roi (or My King), finds itself with an exciting trailer built around the almost dub-step anthem of Son Lux’s “Easy,” a song released in 2013 on his album “Lanterns.” Ryan Lott, whose stage name is Son Lux, is originally from Denver, Colorado, and has released five full-length albums … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Easy” by Son Lux from “My King” Trailer

Stuck On Repeat: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” from Dracula Untold

Title: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”Artist: LordeWritten by: Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, and Chris HughesSource: “Dracula Untold” Trailer (2014) + “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Soundtrack (2013) For me, “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” will always coincide with the original artist, Tears For Fears, and before shows like “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report,” there was HBO’s “Dennis Miller Live,” which … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” from Dracula Untold

Stuck On Repeat: Ways To Go (Everything Everything Remix)

Title: “Ways To Go (Everything Everything Remix)”Artist: GrouploveSource: “Spreading Rumours” Album (2013)

Stuck On Repeat: Silhouettes from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Title: “Silhouettes”Artist: Of Monsters And MenWritten by: Ragnar Þórhallsson, Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson, Kristján Páll Kristjánsson, and Brynjar LeifssonSource: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Soundtrack (2013) The hope of a people weighs on Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss as she lays, hearing solemn news about her District. A devastating look turns to a focused and vengeful one, and we bring in “Silhouettes,” a calming … Read More Stuck On Repeat: Silhouettes from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Stuck On Repeat: “Long Hard Times To Come” by Gangstagrass

Title: “Long Hard Times To Come”Artist: GangstaGrassSource: “Justified” Theme (2010-2015) A song can genuinely make a television show pop, and having that song as the central theme is something you begin to look forward to each week or each episode if you’re watching on a Video On Demand service. No matter what, “Justified” finds its niche with the rap/bluegrass combo in the band Gangstagrass. … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Long Hard Times To Come” by Gangstagrass

Stuck On Repeat: “Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons

Title: “Radioactive”Artist: Imagine DragonsWritten by: Alex da Kid, Ben McKee, Dan Reynolds, Daniel Wayne Sermon, and Josh MosserSource: “The Host” Soundtrack (2013) + “Night Visions” Album (2012) Here’s where I lie with this upcoming March release, “The Host” I am stuck between wanting to see it and not, with both sides holding equal factors. The film’s story comes from Stephanie Meyer, the author of … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons

Stuck On Repeat: “Til Kingdom Come” by Coldplay

Title: “Til Kingdom Come”Artist: ColdplayWritten by: Chris MartinSource: “The Amazing Spider-Man” Soundtrack (2012) + “X&Y” Album (2005) There are moments in every great film that hook you. You get sentimental, or you get chills, or you cannot stop smiling. “The Amazing Spider-Man” was filled with these moments for me, but there was a scene in particular that brought out all three. The scene I … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Til Kingdom Come” by Coldplay

Stuck On Repeat: “No Church In The Wild” by Kanye West & Jay Z

Title: “No Church In The Wild”Artist: Kayne West & Jay-Z (feat. Frank Ocean)Written by: Kanye West, Shawn Carter, Lonnie Breaux, Terius Nash, Charles Njapa, Mike Dean, James Brown, Phil Manzanera, Joseph Roach, and Gary WrightSource: “Safe House” Soundtrack (2012) + “Watch The Throne” Album (2012) Used in the credits and the advertising for the film “Safe House” starring Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington, “No … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “No Church In The Wild” by Kanye West & Jay Z

Stuck On Repeat: “Monster” by Paramore

Title: “Monster”Artist: ParamoreWritten by: Hayley Williams and Tyler YorkSource: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Soundtrack (2011) Most people have a celebrity crush (or tons of them). Mine happens to be Hayley Williams from Paramore. I have enjoyed their music since their days as a Myspace band, and Hayley has held a special place in my eyes. So when they released a song for another … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Monster” by Paramore

Stuck On Repeat: “Lonely Boy” by The Black Keys

Title: “Lonely Boy”Artist: The Black EyesWritten by: Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney, and Danger MouseSource: “El Camino” Album (2011) 2011 is an excellent year for music. The Black Keys first won me over with “Tighten Up” and earlier this year with “Howlin’ For You,” but off their upcoming album “El Camino,” “Lonely Boy” has already become my favorite of their singles. I am anticipating this … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Lonely Boy” by The Black Keys

Stuck On Repeat: “Sweet Dreams” by Marilyn Manson

Title: “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)”Artist: Marilyn MansonWritten by: Annie Lennox and David A. StewartSource: “House on Haunted Hill” Soundtrack (1999) + “Smells Like Children” Album (1995) If there is one song to epitomize the Halloween season, it would have to be my favorite of the Marilyn Manson collection, a remake of a 1983 song by Eurythmics entitled “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Sweet Dreams” by Marilyn Manson

Stuck On Repeat: “Dead Hearts” by Stars

Title: “Dead Hearts”Artist: StarsSource: “Like Crazy” Soundtrack (2011)+ “The Five Ghosts” Album (2010) Not only was “Like Crazy” one of my favorite films of the year (tied with “Drive” as number one), but it also had one of my favorite soundtracks of the year. It’s topped off with the song “Dead Hearts” by Stars which pops up during the credits; if you were not … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Dead Hearts” by Stars

Stuck On Repeat: “Fly Low Carrion Crow” by Two Gallants

Title: “Fly Low Carrion Crow”Artist: Two GallantsWritten by: Adam Stephens and Tyson VogelSource: “Sons of Anarchy” Season 2 Soundtrack (2009) + Self-Titled Album (2007) One of the many great music cues from the television series “Sons Of Anarchy,” “Fly Low Carrion Crow,” depicts the perfect depth that this series carries overall. I have always had a special place in my heart for these rough-voiced … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Fly Low Carrion Crow” by Two Gallants

Stuck On Repeat: “Colorblind” by Counting Crows

Title: “Colorblind”Artist: Counting CrowsWritten by: David Bryson, Adam Duritz, Charlie Gillingham, David Immerglück, Matt Malley, Ben Mize, and Dan VickreySource: “Cruel Intentions” Soundtrack (1999)+ “This Desert Life” Album (1999) Scene from “Cruel Intentions”: Sebastian shows up at the top of the escalator, surprising Annette, who thought she was avoiding him by leaving. She’s impressed, and he’s in love, and their lovemaking ensues—a pivotal moment in … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Colorblind” by Counting Crows

Stuck On Repeat: “Transformers: Dark Of The Moon” Soundtrack

Title: “Monster”Artist: ParamoreWritten by: Hayley Williams & Tyler YorkSource: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Soundtrack (2011) The anthem of this year’s “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon” is surprisingly not from Linkin Park. Instead, the band Paramore has picked up steam and shows no slowing down, with the single “Monster” off the soundtrack. Though Linkin Park does have a single on the soundtrack, “Iridescent,” … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Transformers: Dark Of The Moon” Soundtrack

Stuck On Repeat: “Iris” by The Goo Goo Dolls

Title: “Iris”Artist: Goo Goo DollsWritten by: John RzeznikSource: “City Of Angels” Soundtrack (1998)+ “Dizzy Up the Girl” Album (1998) Easily one of my favorite songs from a film’s soundtrack, “Iris” by Goo Goo Dolls epitomizes the heart and soul of the film, “City of Angels,” and captivates as a genuinely original and mesmerizing song. The music video alone is memorable enough to bring back … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Iris” by The Goo Goo Dolls

Stuck On Repeat: “Just Breathe” by Pearl Jam from Buck

Title: “Just Breathe”Artist: Pearl JamWritten by: Eddie VedderSource: “Buck” Soundtrack (2011)+ “Backspacer” Album (2009) Pearl Jam was one of the most influential grunge bands of the 90s. Next to Nirvana, Pearl Jam is one of the most recognized rock and roll bands from that era, and the mere fact that they are still around and still relevant to this day makes them one of … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Just Breathe” by Pearl Jam from Buck

Stuck On Repeat: “The Swing” by Everclear

Title: “The Swing”Artist: EverclearWritten by: Art Alexakis and EverclearSource: “Scream 2” Soundtrack (1997) Working my way back through the original “Scream” trilogy, I came across one of my favorite bands in the opening credits of the second film, starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette. Having not seen these films for so long, I vaguely remembered the plots, but even vaguer was my … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “The Swing” by Everclear