Tuesday Tunes: Johan Soderqvist’s Soundtrack for Let the Right One In

Although there are no lyrics, the music still tells a story of tragic Beauty. Johan Soderqvist composed the soundtrack for the Swedish vampire/horror/love story film called Let the Right One In. The music matches perfectly with this strange, artistic movie. My favorite part starts around 2:30 with the guitar and harp section. This simple, haunting melody … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: Johan Soderqvist’s Soundtrack for Let the Right One In

Tuesday Tunes: They Might Be Giants’ “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)”

Bunheads. Oh my heart. Your time was cut too short. Here was see Sasha dancing out to They Might be Giants' "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)." Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker wrote "My So-Called Top-Ten List" and included this closing scene of the episode as number 1, writing, "This. Television is always the best when it takes you … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: They Might Be Giants’ “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)”

Tuesday Tunes: “Pop Around the Clock”

No, I'm not doing an advertisement or sponsorship thing for Tide. However, I think this is an interesting cover/re-interpretation of the original, Billy Haley's "Rock Around the Clock." The original was released in a 1950s and, in contrast, the commercial song in 2015. While the lyrics are similar (compare by looking at the two different sections below), there are … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: “Pop Around the Clock”