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Bovinatron

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« on: 06-17-2001 23:09 »

the theme wasn't actually in a commercial, but on a commercial for a company called NYSE (i don't know anymore than the company name), that i saw a little past 10pm on ABC.  The music on the commercial used some of the same instruments as the futurama theme, and had many similarities, down to the basic melody.  I think the music was influenced by the Futurama theme.  Did anybody else hear it?
Kifley Jr

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« Reply #1 on: 06-18-2001 08:12 »

What are you talkin' about?
Bovinatron

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« Reply #2 on: 06-18-2001 20:34 »

What I am talking about is,  I saw a commercial with music containing similar aspects the opening theme music of Futurama.
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« Reply #3 on: 06-18-2001 20:56 »

was similiar aspects like ... "bells" ? cause thats not _that_ uncommon in music world
Bovinatron

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« Reply #4 on: 06-20-2001 02:09 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
was similiar aspects like ... "bells" ? cause thats not _that_ uncommon in music world

well, there were bells, but i heard other similar instruments (i'm not sure if that's what to call it cause they are synthisized sounds and all).  There were close similarities between instruments, but also in the structure of the song.  Both had the same basic rythm and beat.

rach_the_tall

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« Reply #5 on: 06-20-2001 08:29 »

 
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Originally posted by Bovinatron:
 well, there were bells, but i heard other similar instruments (i'm not sure if that's what to call it cause they are synthisized sounds and all).  There were close similarities between instruments, but also in the structure of the song.  Both had the same basic rythm and beat.


the futurama theme at the beginning, is quite a popular song played commonly by high school bands. I cant remember the name, but i think its 'louie louie' I could be wrong.

Ainoth

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« Reply #6 on: 06-22-2001 20:19 »

 
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Originally posted by rach_the_tall:
 the futurama theme at the beginning, is quite a popular song played commonly by high school bands. I cant remember the name, but i think its 'louie louie' I could be wrong.


As far as I know, it is the Kingsmens "Louie Louie" played with different instruments.

Ainoth
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« Reply #7 on: 06-22-2001 20:36 »

Would that be the completely incomprehensible version or the half comprehensible version?
MrLarry

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« Reply #8 on: 06-23-2001 13:33 »

The Futurama theme song is not totally original, mind you. It was actually taken from a song called "Psyche' Rock" back from the 60's, and has seen many popular remixes by artists like Fatboy Slim. So, sorry to disappoint, but the theme song to Futurama was inspired by something else anyway..
futurefreak

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« Reply #9 on: 06-27-2001 21:30 »

i like the futurama theme song...and did anyone notice that it was altered in the beginning of one ep? (this has probably already been brought up before)
[-mArc-]

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« Reply #10 on: 06-28-2001 00:08 »

yeah, that was in "when aliens attack", altered to alien like tunes
Kryten

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« Reply #11 on: 06-28-2001 09:47 »

 
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yeah, that was in "when aliens attack", altered to alien like tunes

Actually, "Mars University".
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« Reply #12 on: 06-28-2001 12:14 »

ummm... err....
i meant the german version  :D
they are all changed there (in speed, they are faster)
futurefreak

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« Reply #13 on: 06-28-2001 19:47 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
yeah, that was in "when aliens attack", altered to alien like tunes

whatever the title was, it all makes sense now...thanx guys  :)
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