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July 30, 2008 | From a Times staff writer
Alicia Keys and Jack White have teamed to record the theme song for the new James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace," the producers said Tuesday. It's the first time in the 22-film Bond franchise that the theme will be a duet. The song, called "Another Way to Die," was written and produced by White, best known for his work with the White Stripes. The movie soundtrack will be out Oct. 28, a few weeks before the film.
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July 30, 2008 | From a Times staff writer
Alicia Keys and Jack White have teamed to record the theme song for the new James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace," the producers said Tuesday. It's the first time in the 22-film Bond franchise that the theme will be a duet. The song, called "Another Way to Die," was written and produced by White, best known for his work with the White Stripes. The movie soundtrack will be out Oct. 28, a few weeks before the film.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 3, 1988
Just when you thought it was safe to go see a movie and not hear a Kenny Loggins song on the sound track . . . he's back! This time Loggins' has performed "Nobody's Fool," the first single from the sound track to "Caddyshack II." (It's due out this week.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 22, 1996
With the Christmas Day release of the movie only days away, the "Evita" soundtrack featuring Madonna and other cast members is inching up both The Times' Southern California album sales chart and the national chart. But two other soundtracks continue to outsell it: Whitney Houston's gospel-tinged "The Preacher's Wife" and the energetic music from "Romeo & Juliet." And R.
BUSINESS
November 30, 1986 | DONNA K. H. WALTERS, Times Staff Writer
An exhibit booth--just the booth, not the people--was once taken hostage by a New York trucking company in a dispute with an air freight firm over an unpaid bill. The kidnaping stunt worked. The panicked company that owned the booth scurried to scrape together something--anything--else for the trade show that was about to open in Washington. Meanwhile, it pleaded for a settlement and, barely in time, the deal was made and the booth set free.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 30, 1986 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
"WHEN SECONDS COUNT." Survivor. Scotti Brothers. The Chicago band's fifth LP sounds like a collection of sound-track singles in search of a movie. After all, Survivor scored its biggest triumph with the "Rocky III" theme song "Eye of the Tiger." And with the increasing trend toward cross-marketing commercial films and commercial pop, it's easy to picture portions of the album surfacing in a high-concept flick.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 15, 1987 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN and PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
Does the record industry have sound-track fever or what? In the past three months, two different movie collections have topped the Billboard charts: first "La Bamba" and now "Dirty Dancing" (which, in an amazing coup, has edged out both Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen's current albums). And there've been plenty of big sellers in the not-too-distant past, ranging from "Beverly Hills Cop I and II" to "Top Gun." So the market's bullish.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 1988 | JACK MATHEWS
For those viewers with the right equipment, reds and blues won't be the only changes they'll notice in the colorized version of "Casablanca." The 1942 classic is also being broadcast in stereo. Without much promotion, and with no apparent opposition, Turner Entertainment began having the sound tracks of its colorized films redone in computer-generated stereo a year ago. Both "Casablanca" and "Key Largo," which are double-billed tonight on TBS, now have stereo tracks.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 1986 | DAVID T. FRIENDLY, Times Staff Writer
On paper, the sound track to Disney's "Ruthless People" looked like a sure thing: A "monster" in record-industry parlance. With new songs from Mick Jagger, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen, the record offered the cream of the CBS Records roster (it was issued on Epic, a subsidiary of CBS). While the film was one of the largest-grossing comedies of the summer, the sound track--which managed to get on Billboard's Top Pop Album chart--was still considered a star-studded disappointment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1996
The Times does not endorse in every race, but instead chooses to support candidates selectively on a case-by-case basis. Here are our recommendations for local races on the Nov. 5 ballot. 24th Congressional District: Both candidates in this race to succeed retiring Democrat Anthony C. Beilenson have spent the campaign racing each other to the middle. In a moderate district that stretches from Thousand Oaks to Van Nuys, extreme views don't play very well.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 8, 1995 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Music of the Movies: The Hollywood Sound," a film by Joshua Waletzky on PBS tonight, may well become the classic introduction to the field. It raises all the right questions and, despite some special pleading and rewriting of music history, makes a strong case for the sophistication and effectiveness of movie music, at least during the 20-year "Golden Age," lasting up to about 1945.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 1993 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
I wanna rock & roll all night And party every day. --Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS * When Richard Linklater sat down to write a movie about his high school days in the post-Vietnam 1970s, all he had to do was slap a little Peter Frampton or Black Sabbath in his CD player and instantly, he said, he was transported back into a teen-age state of mind. "These songs evoke this strong emotional memory for me," Linklater said.
NEWS
April 22, 1993
Title, Artist Last Week 1 Nuthin But a "G" Thang, Dr. Dre 2 2 Informer, Snow 1 3 It Was a Good Day, Ice Cube 5 4 I'm So Into You, SWV 3 5 Ditty, Paperboy 7 6 Freak Me, Silk 4 7 Dazzy Duks, Duice 6 8 Touch My Light, Big Mountain 10 9 Bow Wow Wow, Funkdoobiest 15 10 Love Is, McKnight Williams -- 11 Down With the King, Run DMC 8 12 Whole New World, Bryson Belle 13 13 Looking Through Patient Eyes, PM Dawn 16 14 Don't Walk Away, Jade 8 15 Sweet Thing, Mary J.
NEWS
February 2, 1991 | LINDA ROACH MONROE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An underwater acoustic signal was heard across the globe this week, marking a milestone in an experiment that researchers hope will make it easier to detect warming of the world's oceans from the greenhouse effect. Sounding like an underwater foghorn, five transmitters suspended 600 feet below a U.S. Navy ship in the southern Indian Ocean began booming every three hours, for one hour at a time, last Saturday.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 26, 1990 | Dennis Hunt
A good sound-track album from a terrible movie. Most of it is rock and some of it is first-rate, particularly Billy Idol's "Cradle of Love," Motley Crue's "Rock 'n' Roll Junkie" and Dion's remake of "Sea Cruise." The so-so cuts are Tone Loc's "Can't Get Enough" and "I Ain't Got You" by Andrew Dice Clay, who stars in the movie. The Diceman's singing is unintentionally hilarious.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 9, 1990
RANK TITLE ARTIST WEEKS NO.1 YEAR 1. "West Side Story" Sound Track 54 1962 2. "Thriller" Michael Jackson 37 1983 3. "South Pacific" Sound Track 31 1958 4. "Calypso" Harry Belafonte 31 1956 5. "Rumours" Fleetwood Mac 31 1977 6. "Saturday Night Fever" Bee Gees/Sound Track 24 1978 7. "Purple Rain" Prince/Sound Track 24 1984 8. "Blue Hawaii" Elvis Presly 20 1961 9. "More of the Monkees" The Monkees 18 1967 10. "Dirty Dancing" Sound Track 18 1987 1990 BPI Communications Inc.
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