Tag Archives: Soundtrack

SONG OF THE DAY Les Hommes – Canticle

Today’s song is rather alluring, mysterious and, with its kooky sound effects, deliciously quirky. The cascading melody ripples and creases as its sinuous body snakes its way around in a meandering fashion – the whole experience leaves me feeling rather … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vangelis – One More Kiss, Dear

I grew up listening to the music of Vangelis, when my Dad used to play it to relax on the sofa! It always reminds me of him! It was sad to hear of Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou’s passing last week, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – Scorpio’s Waltz

“’Scorpio’s Waltz’ is a smoky breakbeat psych-funk gem. Evoking images of a 70s psychedelic-rock band jamming late into the hazy night. This slightly sinister instrumental is full blown funky rock with a classic hip-hop breaks’ vibe….” (Mr Bongo) Drawing from a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Giuliano Sorgini – Mad Town

Known as one of the most mysterious composers of the sonorization and soundtrack genres, there is very little known about the life of Italian composer/keyboardist, Giuliano Sorgini. His name can be linked to multiple albums and compositions (including some of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michel Magne – Brigade Anti – Gangs

Brigade Anti – Gangs is the opening (and title track) for the 1966 French-Italian film directed by Bernard Borderie.  The accompanying soundtrack was created by a French film and experimental music composer, Michel Magne, whose extensive repertoire stretched over nearly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sung-Jo Jung & The Messengers – Dark Alley

Jung Sung-Jo began working as a music director in the mid-70’s and throughout his career he worked on over 50 film scores, including Winter Woman, Lee Jang-ho’s Baseball Team and My Bride My Love. He majored in classical flute at … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mel Torme – Walk Like A Dragon

Not only did the great Mel Tormé write the title track to the 1960 classic Western film, Walk Like a Dragon, he also starred in the film (playing the part of the Deacon!!). Born in Chicago in 1925 and nicknamed The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eddie Beram – Riot In Thunder Alley

With it’s racy melody and rolling Wipe Out-esque thunderous rhythm, its no wonder this song has featured in not one, but two high-speed car movies! Riot In Thunder Alley is a fast paced romp performed by US singer Eddie Beram and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alessandro Alessandroni – Baby Come Down

Alessandro Alessandroni (1925-2017) was an Italian composer, arranger, vocalist, whistler, conductor and multi-instrumentalist who played just about any instrument you can name, including: guitar/sitar/keyboards/ mandolin/ mandocello/ accordion/banjo/flute/ harmonica/jew’s harp/recorder/melodica/ocarina)…It would probably have been just as easy to list what he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Crawfish

Considering how many years I’ve loved this song, I can’t believe I’ve never featured it for my Song of the Day!! Elvis has done some absolute corkers in his time (and I’ve always been a fan of his early stuff), … Continue reading

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