TV Show Theme Songs3/05/2014
If you came to the Muse today and expected a more fashion-centric post, then apologies because I like to mix shit up a bit. But if you happen to like TV show theme songs, then you'll find this post quite amusing.
Everywhere You Look -- is the theme song from Full House and I still love it to this day because of two reasons: the San Francisco background means even more to me now that I've actually seen this place in person and it's where I live. And it's nostalgic as it's the only show on this list that I actually watched as a kid--without ever knowing just how crude, yet hilarious, Bob Sagat is in real life.
Little Boxes -- is quite possibly my favorite TV show theme song. This was back in the day when I used to watch Weeds. I no longer watch it as I think it kind of lost its edge, but this song will always do it for me. I actually live by a neighborhood that, I kid you not, is made up of little ticky tacky box houses. So naturally, I'm waiting for the local soccer mom to start selling weed out of her garage.
This Life - could I really do a post like this and not include anything from Sons of Anarchy? Like the show itself, there's just something really cool about this song. Maybe it's the gritty voice or how it starts very mellow and then gets amped up. Now that I think about it, that's exactly how the show goes. A match made in biker heaven.
Those Were the Days - I'll admit that some of the words in this song are a bit say what now? But I can't help that I love how cute the Bunkers look singing together at the piano. All in the Family was a show I would watch late at night, and even though I love the song, I really don't know how Edith's screech in the middle of the tune didn't give me insomnia. Or maybe it did.
Bad Things - it doesn't really matter if you like the show or not, True Blood has one of the best theme songs in existence--and the images in the opening credits are fantastic too. It's as creepy as all get out (like my use of southern slang there?), and is one of the only songs on here that I could listen to on repeat.
Fresh Prince of Bel Air - one of the best songs Will Smith has ever done is the theme song to his old show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. I think everyone knows the lyrics to this song (but what about the extended version). "I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8, and I yelled to the cabbie, 'yo homes, smell ya lata!' OK...that's enough.
Long Hard Times to Come -- goodness, why do I like country sounding theme songs? I don't even like country music. But clearly, I have a thing for the twang in TV (see Sons of Anarchy and True Blood above). Only the chorus is used for Justified, but that's really all that's needed. If you haven't watched this show yet, I recommend you watch the opening credits and all the scenes with Boyd Crowder.
-- Good Times
-- Game of Thrones
-- Curb Your Enthusiasm
-- The Walking Dead
-- Saved by the Bell
What are your favorite TV show theme songs?