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Unused theme song makes an appearance online

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Can you think about Ghostbusters with out its signature “who you gonna name?” theme song by Ray Parker Jr.? As it seems earlier than Ray Park Jr. grew to become concerned with the movie, a handful of pattern theme songs had been made however did not make the lower and now one in every of them has made its manner online. 

The musical challenge often known as Hughes/Thrall was enlisted to develop a theme and one in every of these themes has appeared online by way of artist Pat Thrall’s Soundcloud. Here is what Thrall needed to say in regards to the monitor and let’s simply say, a few of his language is fairly colourful: 

“This is the demo Hughes/Thrall and Peter Aykroyd pitched for the film. It was declined. There has been a model posted on YouTube claiming to be the HT demo however it wasn’t Here for the primary time it’s lastly posted. The man that blended it had been awake for per week on cocaine. It is among the worst mixes ever.”

Comparing this monitor to Parker’s immediately traditional theme does really feel unfair however it’s attention-grabbing to see what was toyed with earlier than his song was used. Going with Parker’s song was finally the appropriate alternative because it reached primary on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 consecutive weeks. The theme was additionally nominated on the 57th Academy Awards for Best Original Song though it misplaced to Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called to Say I Love You.”

What are YOUR ideas on the unused Ghostbusters theme?

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