Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by squir1y, Jun 10, 2013.
Star Wars music while driving is great, but this while driving is perfect:
Of course, I listen to it all the time. Perfect to relive the movie in my mind. really makes the drive time flow.
If I don't have the soundtrack with me, I often just hum the music from the trench run if I'm driving down a narrow alley. I do have to watch myself, because if I let myself think about the music from Ben's Death and TIE Fighter Attack, I get to be a downright dangerous driver.
Nope. Here is my favorite "Star Wars music in my car" story. Picture it: rural Canada,1991. It was the tail end of the "dark times" when Star Wars was all but dead in the public's eye, but at the tender and very awkward age of 17 I was still a huge fan. It was definitely NOT cool to be a fan of the Saga then, especially when you were in high school. I had a copy of a Star Wars music compilation casette I had ordered from Columbia House that I liked to listen to on my Alpine casette deck on the way to school in my first car, a 1977 Pontiac Astre (notice the coincidental model year and that "astre" means "star" in French, even though that car was anything but). I would promptly eject that casette and hide it under the car seat when I parked my car so as to be sure no one saw it. Anyways, one day I had forgetten to hide the possibly embarassing casette. So when one of my buddies and I got into my car at noon to go out for lunch, as soon as I started the car the Star Wars main theme came blaring over the speakers. Red faced, I ejected the casette but he said "no no leave that in, you're a fan also???". We had been friends for over 2 years but had kept completely quiet about being HUGE fans. We now look back at it as our Star Wars "coming out of the closet" moment haha. From then on I never denied nor hid how much I loved Star Wars, and I still love to crank Star Wars music in my car.
Apologies for my Golden Girls style story intro.
Am I the only person who listens to Star Wars music in their car?
Film music is the only music I listen to in the car (or anywhere else for that matter).
No sir, you are not the only one. Why, just this week I'm listening to The phantom menace soundtrack in my car going to and from work.
I listened to the Star wars disco song while learning to drive.
I learned I have to be careful doing when I was listening to "Duel of the Fates" and suddenly realized that I had unconsciously accelerated my car to about 20 MPH past the speed limit. Such is the power of music.