Spectacular Soundtracks for Every Occasion
August is Movie Madness Month at Bookmans and we celebrate with cinematic events and pop culture prizes at all six stores. But what are movies without music? A brilliant score can elevate a film from masterpiece to absolute magic. Whether you’re into romantic comedies, epic dramas or film noir, musicality is key. We compiled a categorized list of top soundtracks for every occasion. Trust us, you want to listen to each of these picks and then watch the movie and then listen to the soundtrack again. Stop by your favorite Bookmans to peruse our music and movie sections for rad finds on DVD, BluRay, VHS, Laserdisc, CD, vinyl and cassette tape.
* Best Iconic Intergalactic Score…Star Wars.
* Best Unexpected Covers of Popular Tunes…Moulin Rouge.
* Best Psychedelic Explosion of Genius…Magical Mystery Tour.
* Best Old-Time Music Revival…O Brother Where Art Thou.
* Best Original Rock n’ Roll Parodies…This Is Spinal Tap.
* Best Collection of Brilliantly Re-framed Oldies…Pulp Fiction.
* Best Original Score by a Former Member of Devo…The Royal Tenenbaums.
* Best Meta Mix Tape of a Mix Tape…Guardians of the Galaxy.
* Best Revolutionary Encapsulation of Post-College Angst…The Graduate.
* Best Combination of Soul Legends and SNL Stars…The Blues Brothers.
With so many amazing soundtracks to choose from, it’s hard to narrow the list to ten. Tell us in the comment section about your favorite silver screen songs. Stop in at your favorite Bookmans for fun and free movie-themed events all August long!
* Bookmans is your store to explore. Spend an afternoon with us browsing our shelves for one of these soundtracks or give us a call if you are looking for a specific title and we’ll check our shelves for you.