Aug 28, 2019 · 16. ‘Moon River’, Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Written by Henry Mancini with lyrics by Johnny Mercer; performed by Audrey Hepburn. Audrey Hepburn’s turn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s is one of cinema’s most enduring performances, her image plastered on the bedroom walls of university students across the globe.
- Can You Feel The Love Tonight (LION KING) Elton John / Tim Rice. This is the ultimate love song and the perfect way to say “I love you” for any occasion.
- Circle of life (LION KING) Elton John / Tim Rice. This classic song is filled with energy and excitement. It’s the perfect way to start a playdate or even your day.
- Hakuna Matata (LION KING) Elton John / Tim Rice. Hakuna Matata has quickly become one of the most popular Disney songs for kids, and with good reason. Not only is it catchy and easy to sing along to, but its fun and upbeat lyrics will put a smile on anyone’s face.
- I Just Can’t Wait To Be King (LION KING) Elton John / Tim Rice. This song is the perfect choice for a kids’ playdate. It will get your child up and dancing while teaching them the importance of being themselves.
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- Yello: Oh Yeah (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, 1986) Such is its ubiquity, it’s hard to imagine a time when Yello’s electro-pop classic didn’t exist (the song has been featured in everything from movies to TV shows and confectionery adverts).
- Bee Gees: Stayin’ Alive (Saturday Night Fever, 1977) The film that introduced disco to a wider world and made a star of John Travolta also featured a welter of hits that ensured the Bee Gees dominated the charts in 1977.
- Huey Lewis And The News: The Power Of Love (Back To The Future, 1985) Soundtracking an altogether different journey through the streets, “The Power Of Love” helped Back To The Future encourage countless teens to hitch rides from unsuspecting drivers – perfect if you can’t really skateboard, but also a highly dangerous way to travel.
- Simple Minds: Don’t You (Forget About Me) (The Breakfast Club, 1985) A rare coming-of-age drama that transcends its era and speaks to all generations, The Breakfast Club’s memorable closing scene, in which five high-school students leave their Saturday detention having asserted their individuality – and perhaps found themselves in the process – remains one of the best uses of a song in a movie ever filmed.
- Eye of the Tiger. Survivor. 1,564 votes. The ultimate pump up song and staple of everyone's "Gym Playlist," this 1982 hit belongs to Rocky III. One of the best-selling singles in the history of the universe, "Eye of the Tiger" was voted VH1's 63rd greatest hard rock song of all time.
- Lose Yourself. 1,519 votes. The anthem of 8 Mile and pretty much all of 2002, "Lose Yourself" was Eminem's first single from the movie's soundtrack. Its 23 weeks on top of the world made its mark in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Longest Running Single at Number One for a Rap Song."
- Stayin' Alive. Bee Gees. 1,244 votes. "Stayin' Alive" was the theme song from Saturday Night Fever. The Bee Gees classic of 1977 landed as #189 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
- You've Got a Friend in Me. Donny Osmond, Rosie O'Donnell. 1,239 votes. Randy Newman recorded the theme song to the entire Toy Story franchise in 1995. Pixar should be grateful to him, and co-writer Lyle Lovett, for their Oscar and Golden Globe nominations in the Best Original Song category.
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