Best soundtracks to movies

Whenever I watch a movie, I always pay attention to the kind of music being used. I believe that movies can illicit the right emotion from us, only if they use the right music. After all, who does not want to hear swelling, inspirational music when a speech is being delivered, or a match is being won? Who does not want to shed a tear when there is sad, emotional music playing during a scene depicting loss?

There are some people who only prefer fresh compositions in movies. And there are some who believe that compilation soundtracks are better. I am of the opinion that both are amazing- it depends on what kind of movie is being made, and how good the end product is. It would be difficult to imagine a Tarantino movie without a good compilation of existing sountracks. It would also be impossible to imagine a Woody Allen movie without the atmospheric soundtracks taken from various decades.

Movie Soundtracks

On the other hand, I would not be able to imagine a movie like Star Wars, or Harry Potter without their original soundtracks and swelling music. Those are also classics, and those are tunes that have stayed with us for such a long time that they have become a part of the public consciousness.

Another example of fresh compositions for movies would be Disney movies. Their songs are the most integral part of their movies, and it would be impossible to imagine a Disney movie without the catchy tunes!

What are your favourite soundtracks in movies? Do share!


Why every era of music is actually golden

Depending on how old you are, you might have heard people say “that was the best era for music” or you have said it yourself. A lot of people think that music is progressively getting worse from *whatever era they favour the most”. After all, you just have to listen to the radio to see how bad music has gotten, right?

There are many reasons why people would think this. After all, people would respond to the kind of music they listened to when they are younger, for their thoughts and preferences are still being formed. This creates an artificial bias for music people were listening to when they were growing up.

Music Trends

But, hey, there is no denying that the songs from the 60s and 70s were much better, right? Well, that is the point. Only the best songs from all these eras have survived the test of time. There are songs that are considered to be the “best” today, and a lot of them were not popular back in the day.

There is no reason for you to feel bad about the kind of music we are getting nowadays, after all. You just have access to the incredibly bad music along with the good, but in a few year, the automatic filter will kick in and only the best music will remain.