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Tarantino-esque songs


#1

Anybody here any songs that sound like it could be featured on a Tarantino soundtrack, but hasn’t? My suggestions would be;



“Black Betty”

“Radar Love”- Golden Earring

"Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing"- Chris Isaak

"Man’s World"- James Brown



anyone else?


#2

Black Betty and Radar Love have already been used in a film, and I don’t wanna hear them in a Tarantino film.


#3

Quentin seems only to use songs that he can play a large portion of the way through, and sorry to say, once the lyrics stop after about the first minute of Black Betty, the whole thing degenerates into utter crap.



But in answer to your question, I’d have to say just pull out an Elvis cd and add in some seventies funk songs, some pop/classic rock, and you have a good, generic version of a Tarantino soundtrack.


#4

Astronauts - Baja

Rotations - Heavies

Rotations - The Cruncher

Astronauts - Surf Party


#5

id like to hear some beach boys. if he started inglorious bastards with “wouldnt it be nice”, that would KICK ASS.



btw, beach boys rule.


#6

i’m not a big beach boys fan, but i love the start of Good Vibrations. it was really cool when they played it in Vanilla Sky (“Tech Support!”)


#7

I always thought that “bad like jesse james” was a good tarantino-esque song.


#8

Here’s one that, when I heard it, I thought it had to be one of the songs being shortlisted for kill bill 2, but it’s not.



Rod Stewart - In A Broken Dream



I don’t know what album this song is on or if it’s even available anymore. I found my copy on kazaa, which was a pain in the ass because it took a LONG time to download (it wouldn’t go when I wanted it to, but one night when I left it on while sleeping it finished downloading), but it’s TOTALLY worth it! Bad ass!!!









Otaku no David


#9

Im so fuckin sick of hearing that song “Mans World.” they played that in Payback, and i hear it in every crime drama show ever made. i didnt really even like that song in the first place



Tarantino should use “Kung Fu Fighting” for Volume 2. that would be the shite :slight_smile:


#10

i think the kinks lola somehwere and i remember reading somewhere he was goin to use the knacks my sharona fun loving crimnals scooby snacks ( dont think that counts becasue they use quotes from qt movies in it) layla ( the piano exit from goodfellas he could do a good no audio shotting thing with that)





by the way where in reservoir dogs was the song harvest moon used


#11

[quote]
Tarantino should use “Kung Fu Fighting” for Volume 2. that would be the shite  :slight_smile:[/quote]

Finally somebody agrees with me. KFM thinks it’s too cliche, but that’s the point.


#12

[quote]Im so fuckin sick of hearing that song “Mans World.” they played that in Payback, and i hear it in every crime drama show ever made. i didnt really even like that song in the first place



Tarantino should use “Kung Fu Fighting” for Volume 2. that would be the shite  :slight_smile:[/quote]

Thank you. KFM, if you’re reading, I am not alone.


#13

Well, I am the one who said that it would be great if they used that song in Pulp Fiction…


#14

mm…it’s not really his style, but i always thought that the female punk band “tampasm” would sound quite good in a QT movie, especially some involving violence and angry women. (if you get the chance to, please check out “this is carnage”…)



or else some very old hyperkitch madonna song. he quoted her in RD and PF, it would be nice to have her in the soundtrack…


#15

“Baby did a bad, bad thing” from Chris Isaak is really a great song, but it was already used in Stanley Kubrick’s great “Eyes Wide Shut” :wink: .



The song “White Wedding” from Billy Idol is very tarantino’esque, I think :slight_smile: .


#16

[quote] The song “White Wedding” from Billy Idol is very tarantino’esque, I think :slight_smile: .[/quote]

Thats probably why Tony Scott used it in True Romance.


#17

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Thats probably why Tony Scott used it in True Romance. [/quote]

Really? Cool! Where is it in the film?


#18

white wedding plays when alabamas getting her tattoo



i think ‘betrayal takes two’ by richard hell and the voidoids might be worth checking out, as soon as i heard it i thought itd be great for a movie and it would go well at start of kill bill considering the opening scene. theres another song on the ‘blank generation’ album called ‘liars beware’ that i thought sounded bit tarantino-ish aswell


#19

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Really? Cool! Where is it in the film?[/quote]

Its being played right in the Tattoo shop when Clarence and Alabama are talking about her being a call girl and Drexl.


#20

Grand Funk Rail - The Locomotion



Since he was supposed to use it in Reservoir Dogs, but couldn’t get the rights.