Over on Jen's blog http://www.spiralskies.com/ she pinched from A. Writer the for the soundtrack of your life meme. I approached this with hesitation as my ipod holds all the family's music - 2 teen boys, 1 eight year old girl and of course dh (here read Shania Twain). I wouldn't know if I would even know the music that could be thrown up..........something by Linkin Park or White Stripes. We play a game in the car on long drives........throw the ipod on shuffle and everyone getss three rejects and three defends............it makes for an interesting journey. How do you like your Disney? With Emimen? With Russian Monks?
However the process hit a cord with me as two writers I know seriously work with music when they are writing - Julia Williamsand Elizabeth Chadwick.
So without further ado..........
If Your Life Were a Movie…What Would the Soundtrack Be??
So, here’s how it works:
1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc)
2. Put it on shuffle
3. Press play
4. For every question, type the song that’s playing
5. When you go to a new question, press the next button
6. Don’t lie and try to pretend you’re cool…because you’re not!
7. Stick the soundtrack on your mp3 player and listen away during the day.
Opening Credits: I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life - Natalie Cole
Waking Up: You're Beautiful – James Blunt (this made me laugh)
First Day at School: di Capua: i'Turin Vurrua Vara- Andrea Bocelli (Haven't a clue but it sounds beautiful)
Falling in Love: Sisters are Doing for Themselves - Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin (????)
Fight Song: Macarena - Los del Rio (now this is getting really bizarre)
Breaking Up: Missionary Man - Eurythmics (itunes was clearly having an Eurythmics fit)
Prom/Dance/Ball: De Curtio - No Ti Scorda Di Me - Three Tenors (?)
Life’s OK: Massenet - Three Tenors (must say it doesn't shuffle very well!)
Mental Breakdown: When Tomorrow Comes - Eurythmics again
Flashback: Buck's Nouvelle Jole blond - Buckwheat Zydeco (from sound track to the Big Easy in case you were wondering!)
Getting Back Together: Your Love is King - Will Young
Birth of Child: My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
Wedding: O Come All Ye Faithful - Josh Grosban (now this is getting weird)
Final Battle: White Christmas - Frank Sinatra (clearly this film has its high points at Christmas!)
Funeral Song: CHeeseburger in Paradise - Jimmy Buffet (no comment)
End Credits: Seven Year - Norah Jones