Archive for tv theme songs

Soundtrack to Your Life

Posted in i like this, soundtrack to your life, television with tags , , , on June 24, 2009 by thedith

Today’s Top Favorite TV Theme Song pick? Family Matters.

Soundtrack to Your Life

Posted in adventures in theme songs with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2009 by thedith

Remember the days when a tv show’s theme song was almost as important to a show as its plot points? A theme song could make or break a show.  I mean, who doesn’t love (and know all the words to) the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air‘s theme song? Remember The Rembrandts? Yeah, me neither, but I’m sure you remember their one-hit wonder, “I’ll Be There For You” from Friends, which even came out as a single, and was THE coolest music video of 1994. Except, watching it today, it’s kind of like, Perry, tune it down a notch, okay? Seriously, dude, just chill the beat…

These days, we’re suffering from a paucity of good theme songs.  Instrumental openers like the themes from The Office and House (Massive Attack, as your opening theme song? How sweet is that?) are nice and all, but sometimes you want a little sing-a-long with your opening montage.

So, I’m gonna count down some of my favorites, in no particular order.  How many theme songs are on this count down? Uh, I don’t know. How ever many I want, sheesh! Today, let’s start with Who’s the Boss. Hit it, Danza: