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35 Songs Hollywood Needs To Stop Using

"Somebody Once Told Me The World..." SHUT UP
"Somebody Once Told Me The World..." SHUT UP

Dear Hollywood,

We know it's hard to cut trailers, and you want to the maximum possible appeal. It's understandable, and we all know the game.

Unfortunately, you've recently achieved critical mass on one subject: overused, hackneyed trailer songs. Sometimes they're indie and soft and intellectual, and other times they are rock numbers that are the equivalent of Matrix-slow-motion fight parodies. Old, tired, and boring. For the audience's sake, please stop using these 35 songs in movie trailers, promos for Grey's Anatomy, and all CBS finale shows.

Thank You,

All Humans

P.S. Read the list after the jump.

1. How To Save A Life -- The Fray

2. Solsbury Hill -- Peter Gabriel

3. Where Is My Mind? -- The Pixies

4. The Rockafeller Skank - Fatboy Slim

5. Bad Day -- Daniel Powter

6. For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield

7. Fortunate Son -- CCR

8. Kashmere -- Anyone.

9. All Moby Songs

10. Bawitdaba -- Kid Rock

11. Collide -- Howie Day

12. Paper Planes -- M.I.A.

13. Tik Tok - Ke$ha

14. Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf

15. Angel - Sarah McLachlan

16. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

17. Under Pressure - David Bowie with Queen

18. More Human Than Human - White Zombie

19. Baba O' Riley - The Who

20. Entire Soundtrack - Requiem for a Dream

 

21. I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross

22. Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood and the Destroyers

23. Single Ladies - Beyonce

24. All Songs by The Who (You know what TV shows we're talking about)

25. Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas

26. I Got A Feeling - Black Eyed Peas

27. Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

28. All Star - Smashmouth

29. I Feel Good - James Brown

30. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown

31. Jump Around - House of Pain

32. Lowrider - War

33. Insane in the Membrane - Cypress Hill

34. Song #2 - Blur

35. Bodies - Drowning Pool


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