A Collection of Songs Ruined by Film, TV, and Humanity
June 27th, 2013 in
Influence is a bastard; a rugged dog, waiting on a street corner with gnarled teeth. Once that mutt clenches down, it leaves behind a hideous scar — a reminder.
Music’s just as susceptible. While a song never changes, one’s experience can. Whether it’s love at first sight, a hard divorce, a big win, or the death of a close friend or family member, songs influence at different volumes and for varying reasons.
This logic is tantamount to film, television, and those around us. Because of this, we gathered together a rather eclectic (and quite random) assortment of 20 songs that were forever changed by these three mediums. Be forewarned, however, there is no going back.
Billy Joel, BTO, Four Tops, George Harrison, George Thorogood, Journey, Led Zeppelin, Loverboy, My Morning Jacket, Neutral Milk Hotel, Q Lazzarus, Queen, Shocking Blue, The Beach Boys, The Chordettes, The Who, Thomas Dolby