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Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by eddie-wan-kenobi, May 11, 2004.

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  1. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Looked back through the topic list and didnt see this posted and thought it would be fun. This is something that is brought up quite often on the Ep III board. In no way am I saying the John Williams score should be replaced, his music is as much a part of Star Wars as lightsabers and The Force. But if you could put together the soundtrack for SW, especially Ep.III, what would you include and why? Or to go a little different route, what songs remind you of SW or a SW character.
    I would have to start with Evanescence. Their music is slightly dark without going to far. Even the album name has an Ep. III tone, "Fallen." They could have easily renamed "My Immortal" Padme's Theme. Really listen to the lyrics. Also, when I hear "Sad But True" by Metallica, I think of Palpatine. Again, really listen to the lyrics. Its almost like the evolution of his relationship with Anakin/Vader. Starts off by telling him he is freind while the others betray him. Ends by telling him he is his "hate when he wants love." Sorry this is so long, but I really enjoy this type of discussion. Thoughts anyone?
     
  2. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hate replying to my own threads, but here are the lyrics to Sad But True. What do you think?

    Hey
    I'm your life
    I'm the one who takes you there
    Hey
    I'm your life
    I'm the one who cares
    They
    They betray
    I'm your only true friend now
    They
    They'll betray
    I'm forever there

    I'm your dream, make you real
    I'm your eyes when you must steal
    I'm your pain when you can't feel
    Sad but true

    I'm your dream, mind astray
    I'm your eyes while you're away
    I'm your pain while you repay
    You know it's sad but true

    You
    You're my mask
    You're my cover, my shelter
    You
    You're my mask
    You're the one who's blamed
    Do
    Do my work
    Do my dirty work, scapegoat
    Do
    Do my deeds
    For you're the one who's shamed

    I'm your dream, make you real
    I'm your eyes when you must steal
    I'm your pain when you can't feel
    Sad but true

    I'm your dream, mind astray
    I'm your eyes while you're away
    I'm your pain while you repay
    You know it's sad but true

    I'm your dream
    I'm your eyes
    I'm your pain
    You know it's sad but true

    Hate
    I'm your hate
    I'm your hate when you want love
    Pay
    Pay the price
    Pay, for nothing's fair
    Hey
    I'm your life
    I'm the one who took you here
    Hey
    I'm your life
    And I no longer care

    I'm your dream, make you real
    I'm your eyes when you must steal
    I'm your pain when you can't feel
    Sad but true

    I'm your truth, telling lies
    I'm your reasoned alibis
    I'm inside, open your eyes
    I'm you

    Sad but true


     
  3. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Good topic! Let me get to cooking on that one...
     
  4. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    In Jedi, when the mask comes off Vader, "Veteran of the Psychic Wars" by Blue Oyster Cult.

    You see me now a veteran
    Of a thousand psychic wars
    My energy is spent at last
    And my armor is destroyed
    I have used up all my weapons
    And I'm helpless and bereaved
    Wounds are all I'm made of
    Did I hear you say that this is victory
     
  5. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    "Dont let these shakes go on.... "

    and my favorite line

    "...and eating out our brains... Oh please, dont let these shakes go oooooooooon....."


    You see me now a Veteran, of a 1000 psychic wars..


    OMG, I love that song. Thats the whole reason I bought the Heavy Metal Soundtrack!!!
     
  6. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    You see me now a veteran,
    of a 1000 psychic wars...
    I've been livin on the edge so long,
    where the winds of limbo roar...


    Blast Entropy, I am rocking at work now! :D
     
  7. Drakkor_Knightmoon

    Drakkor_Knightmoon Jedi Youngling star 3

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    AHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOT 2 SONGS STUCK IN MY HEAD AT ONCE!!!!!!!!!!!!DANGIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    /keeps humming Veteran of a 1000 Psychic wars...
     
  9. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Snap out of it guys! Back to the topic at hand. :)
     
  10. r2fu2

    r2fu2 Jedi Youngling star 4

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    tool - sober

    good for when anakin fully turns to the dark side.



    what about track 69 from the same album when most of
    the jedi are offed
     
  11. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Not familiar with Tool. :(
     
  12. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    When Vader first came into sight on the Tantive IV, I could see "Shout at the Devil" from Motley Crue. :D
     
  13. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    and the Hardcastle & McCormick theme for the podrace???
     
  14. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Uhhhh.....
     
  15. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    When Vader first came into sight on the Tantive IV, I could see "Shout at the Devil" from Motley Crue.

    I'ld go with "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath
     
  16. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Hmmm, good choice, too.

    And how about the first time you see the Emperor? "Mrrrrrr. Crawley"
     
  17. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Riff, the music is groovy (at least for the time)

    and the lyrics fit:

    "Drive!
    Push it to the floor till the engine screams.
    Drive!
    Drivin' like the demon that drives your beat.

    You're on a hard road, nobody cares
    If you hit the breaks.
    You gotta think fast, keep it in gear,
    One slip is all it takes.
    You gotta keep your wheels on the straight and narrow,
    If you wanna survive.

    Drive!
    Push it to the floor till the engine screams.
    Drive!
    Drivin' like the demon that drives the beat.
    Drive!"

    No one else remembers the show or the theme????
     
  18. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thats pretty good Joe, though I dont remember the show. Sounds like the name for a wine cooler.
     
  19. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I thought you were supposed to be "old" too...

    But I might not have remembered it either, but it's on a CD of TV theme songs I have...
     
  20. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Was it a cop show?
     
  21. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Something rings familiar with it, but I cant place it...
     
  22. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Same here Riff.
     
  23. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    for all your Hardcastle & McCormick "fixes" I just found this:

    http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Bungalow/7691/handmc.html
     
  24. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Okay, now I remember it. Just didnt watch it.
     
  25. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Me either.
     
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