Music of Stars: My Rankings of Oscar-Nominated Songs

A blog I wrote for the wonderful 6/8 Records!

It’s that time of year again! The magic of movies shines bright over Los Angeles as creatives prepare for the biggest awards night of the year.  This past year has brought along many extraordinary films such as La La Land, Moonlight, Trolls, Jim: The James Foley Story, and Fences. 

For me, I have always been blown away by a movie’s score.  How a film and music dance together in a visual and audio experience makes the movie speak louder than a movie that is barely scored with random bands put into the film.  However, a song written for a film can make the film speak just as loud, or louder than the score, adding more feeling to a particular scene. My favorite has always been somewhere_over_the_rainbow.gif
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, performed by Judy Garland for The Wizard of Oz.  Her singing about a better tomorrow and beauty in a world…

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