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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

iTunes: Keyword Fun!

Ever search your iTunes library with keywords? Sometimes the search results create interesting "themed" compilations. Let's give it a whirl and see what we come up with (via searching over 9000 tracks)...

Keyword: "Finale"
Results: 44

Some titles include...
"Finale Pt1", "Finale Pt2" - X3: The Last Stand (Powell)
"The Big Empty Finale" - The Big Empty (Tyler)
"Finale" - Curse of The Werewolf (Frankel)
"Finale" - The Jungle Book (Poledouris)
"Finale/Hallelujiah" - The Robe (Newman)
Keyword: "Chase"
Results: 48
Danny Elfman has written at least 6 cues with "Chase" in the title, including "The Chase" for Dick Tracy, Sleepy Hollow and Men In Black, "Studio Chase" for Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, "D's Memories/Chase" for Men In Black and "Stairway Chase" for Midnight Run. Chris Young also titled four of his cues from Hard Rain with "... Chase".
Keyword: "Battle"
Results: 83
Plenty of "Battle" to be found here, including such noteworthy titles like "Final Battle" from Van Helsing (Silvestri), "Rain Battle" from The Greatest Game Ever Played (Tyler), "Space Battle" from Serenity (Newman), "Leviathan Battle" from Atlantis (Howard) and the artful "Night Battle" from First Knight (Goldsmith).
Keyword: "Journey"
Results: 24
No we're not talking about Trevor Rabin's old rock band. You'll find "Journey" in: "Journey To The Cradle of Life" from Tomb Raider 2 (Silvestri), "Night Journey" from Dracula (Williams), "Boat Journey" from Half Light (Rosenberg), "Journey Backwards" from The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift (Tyler), "Buddy's Journey" from Elf (Debney) and "Journey To Nepal" from Raiders of The Lost Ark (Williams) among others!
How much fun is this?