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Star Trek-themed parody of "Bohemian Rhapsody"

While queuing for the bus to work this morning, I randomly remembered one of the songs my dad subjected me to during my childhood. It was a Star Trek-themed parody of Bohemian Rhapsody, specifically, ...
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What's the song sung by the dink dinks?

In Spaceballs, the "Jawas" are walking singing their little "dink dink" jingle. I believe this is a normal tune and not one just made up for the movie. What song is it?
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X-Files "Gender Bender" - What is the song?

In X-Files S1E14 "Gender Bender" the show starts off in a club of some kind with what I can only describe as a very grunge-sounding type of electronic music or deep house. Amused, I tried to ...
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Music video about family awaiting end of the world by meteors

I'd like to identify a music video with a definite sci-fi theme. I saw it during a random surf of YouTube 2-4 years ago. I've no idea who the actress was but I believe it was a female singer as the MC ...
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What existing songs, if any, was the soundtrack of "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" based on?

The soundtrack to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt featured songs composed by Mikolai Stroinski, Marcin Przybyłowicz, Piotr Musiał, and the band Percival Schuttenbach (which takes its name from the character ...
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Name of the song used in TMNT 2 HBO commercial

In this HBO commercial, there is a song playing in the background. It's kind of rock and dubstep fused together. I have contacted HBO through Facebook, but they couldn't reach the department who made ...
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In TOS, what's the origin and name of the clarinet comedy sound effect found in "A Private Little War" and other episodes

Title explains the question, but I was wondering about the origins and name of the 5-second sting used after humorous or whimsical occurrences in The Original Series. Found at 35:12 in the remastered ...
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What song is Obadiah playing on the piano?

At 57:50 in Iron Man (2008), Obadiah comes to visit Tony and is playing something on a piano. It sounds slightly classical. What piece is he playing?
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What is that song Ripley sings while buckling-in the space-suit in Alien?

Towards the end, when Ripley finally ... She mutters a little song that seems to go .... you .... are ... (my) ... lucky ..... star .... .... lucky-lucky-lucky .... or something. What ...
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Does the piece of music being played by Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes have an in-universe name?

In the famous cantina scene from "A New Hope", there is a band playing an upbeat song. In subsequent works we find out the name of the band (Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes), the genre of music they ...
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Was The Inner Light piece based on The Beatles?

In the beloved TNG episode The Inner Light Captain Picard plays a flute belonging to a long dead alien scientist Kamin... While minutes pass for the rest of the crew, Picard experiences 40 years ...
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What is Shaquille O’Neal supposed to be singing in the bathing scene?

The scene in question is this one: Sounds like he is saying 'bein' a guy', but the ah-ah-ah part makes it sound like he is singing Stayin' Alive What is he supposed to ...
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What's the title of the background music played when The Doctor flies Earth back home?

In the Journey's End, when The Doctor flies Earth back home, a background music is played which is my favorite. I just wanted to listen it on Spotify, but didn't know what to search. Finally, I found ...
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What are Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox singing in their death hymn?

In the the original series from the 80's at the end they are singing a betelguzian death hymn. In the german version of episode 4 it is a bit better understandable. It seems like they are singing ...
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What is the name of the song that plays during the attack on the Jedi Temple?

I've been looking everywhere for the name of the song that plays during the march on the Jedi temple in Revenge of the Sith: I can't find it on the official ...
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What does Woolsey play at the end of Stargate Atlantis: Broken Ties?

What is the classical music played by Woolsey in his room at the end of the programme?
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What are the "credits" of this background music in "SG-1: Beachhead"?

Not sure this is the right place to ask, since the question isn't really about the sci-fi plot. I'm looking for the "credits" (title, composer, etc.) of a piece of music in an episode of Stargate SG-1....
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Song at end of Warehouse 13 season 4

I'm binge-watching Warehouse 13 and my Google-fu cannot identify this song that helps to end season 4. The tune was a powerful feminine drumbeat when Claudia dismisses her best friends and marches ...
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English song with a spiritual creature in it

It's an English song that I watched in VH1 channel around 1-2 years back. The song has a human being (I remember a mid 20-30 year old girl) in it and a mysterious creature that wanders on a mountain. ...
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What Zelda theme is this?

A theme appears right at the start of this video (from 0:00 to 0:20) and pops up often throughout many of the movements from the Zelda Symphony. In this instance, it goes like this: F# (HIGH), C#, ...
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What's the go-go track in "Our Man Bashir"?

What is the music playing behind these go-go dancers At around the 21-minute mark of "Our Man Bashir"? Is it used anywhere else?
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Music in "Heaven sent" episode of Doctor Who

In that episode, straight after the Doctor Who theme, the Doctor speaks out loud about it being a long range teleporter and that Clara asked to not take revenge but he doesn't always listen. Can ...
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What are the songs played in Stargate: Atlantis' *Vegas* episode?

One of the reasons Vegas (S5:E19) that makes it unique, as well as one of my favorite episodes, is the liberal use of "commercial off the shelf" music performed by famous artists. I can pick out some ...
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What is the techno music that plays in the film "Play or Die"?

What is the techno music that plays in the Belgian movie Play or Die (2019) when Lucas and Chloe arrive to the rave party?
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Can anyone identify this song from Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind?

In Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind at about 49:48, a sort of techno-electric music plays that I find really enjoyable. Problem is, I cannot find this anywhere on the internet, or even in the ...
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Did anyone else hear Franz Liszt's Transcendental Etude no 12 (Chasse-Neige) in Frozen II?

I was watching Frozen II at the cinemas today, and I was listening to some of the background music, and I'm pretty sure that I heard Franz Liszt's 12th Transcendental Etude in some of it. It was ...
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90's anime-like musical video: in a weapon factory, a guy growing bigger sheds skin revealing another layer of skin

I saw it in the 90's. It was a musical video, it looked like hand-drawn anime, stylistically close to Neo Tokyo (1987). I don't remember the music or lyrics at all. In the clip, something happened on ...
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What's this song in Highlander, season 6, episode 9?

In the Highlander episode titled 'Deadly Exposure' there's a song that plays in the background during the outdoor photo shoot. In the below link it plays from around 6:55 to around 7:50. Can anybody ...
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The Orville - You'll Never Walk Alone identification

In Season 3, Episode 5 of The Orville the closing scene shows and an orchestral version of "You'll Never Walk Alone" plays. What is the performing group and/or album this is from, if it ...
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A sci-fi music video where there’s one guy with one big eye who runs away from people with mouths for a head

So I know it’s weird. I’m pretty sure it was in English. I don’t remember the music style but I’ve been looking for this clip for like 15years now… it was on TV so I guess it’s not that edgy? And I’m ...
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What is the music playing at the dance in the SG-1 episode "Chimera"?

In the SG-1 episode "Chimera" (starting at 19:25 in the linked video), Pete takes Sam to a dance. When they arrive, the band is playing a tune which starts off sounding like a sort of melodically ...
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Identify this music track used in 50s and 60s sci-fi films dubbed into Spanish

I have a question that maybe someone may be able to help me with. I grew up in South America and all Scifi films from the 50's and 60's were dubbed into Spanish. Very often the company doing the ...
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What opera is Banner listening to in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, at about timestamp 12:35, Banner is listening to some opera music. What is the name of the song he is listening to?
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What is the soundtrack that plays when Neo is kissing Trinity in The Matrix Reloaded?

What is the soundtrack that plays when Neo is kissing Trinity in The Matrix Reloaded?It has loud organ music in the background.
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What music was used in "Glenn The Flying Robot"?

I am aware that it is a passage of Bach but does anyone know the title of the piece? It is played throughout the film but mainly near the end where both the main pianist rivals need to play it ...
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What's the music in the end of Star Trek: Enterprise S03E18?

There is a song (or tune) at the end of Enterprise season 3 episode 18 (about 4 minutes from the end and playing almost non stop until the end). It's the song that's playing when the reptilians attack ...
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What is the real name of the Ending Theme for Fringe?

In the American science fiction TV series Fringe (2008–2013), at the end of each episode when the final credits are shown, a beautiful 30-second-long piece is played which I found on YouTube where it ...
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What's the song in the background of this video? The "noticable" part starts around 1:40 in

I believe Lucas King made the song, but not sure. Hope that helps.
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What song plays when Cade is fixing the painting robot in "Transformers: Age of Extinction"?

In the fourth Transformers movie, there's a track playing in the background when Cade is fixing the painting robot (when Tessa brings him his dinner). It's at about 21 minutes and 40 seconds into the ...
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What rock songs are playing in the v-club in the pilot episode of Caprica?

Bear McCreary has composed the musical score for the Battlestar Galactica prequel series Caprica, but the published soundtrack doesn't include the punk rock songs playing in the v-club. What are ...
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Looking for an instrumental piano piece in a sci-fi series

I have a DISTINCT memory of a piano instrumental in one of the Gundam series' that aired on Toonami, presumably in the early 2000's or late 90's. I didn't follow the series, but I distinctly remember ...
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What is this robot/computer music album, with titles involving terms such as "memory" and "fragmentation"?

It must have been 2020 or earlier when, on a (now deleted) tumblr blog, I found a link to some sort of music page (bandcamp perhaps?) with I believe a blue-ish colour scheme that had several tracks ...
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What music is being played at the beginning of the Third Task and after Cedric and Harry return from the rebirth?

What music is the Hogwarts mini orchestra playing?
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What track plays in the background of Mark Wahlberg’s introduction in Transformers 4?

In the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction, what is the song played in the background during the introduction of the hero (played by Mark Wahlberg)? It plays at time 3:15 in the timeline of the ...
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Song refrain in "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"

I'm looking for the name of this song from Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. It plays towards the end of the hilarious scene where Ron has eaten the love-potion laced chocolates. The song ...
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What song is Wonder Woman humming in the "Justice League" S2 episode - "Eclipsed"?

Here is the part we hear her humming:
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Does anyone know the background battle music playing in the sci-fi anime "Sekirei"?

For years now, I've tried checking compilations of the original Sekirei sound track to find it, but no luck. I've included a short clip of a fight scene where the music starts, here: ...
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What was the name of song which was sung by the choir in "Goblet of Fire"?

What was the song the choir sung in Goblet of Fire, right before the intros for the other schools started? And who is the artist? It's very distinct and totally has different words to it, compared to '...
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What is the name of the track that plays before the Geth Armature fight on Therum?

The other night my friend was having me listen to samples from the Mass Effect soundtrack(s) (she said there was more then 1 for the first game) that she was going to get me, making sure that I ...
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What's the track when Burnham goes into the future?

In this scene from Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 finale. It starts 17 seconds in, when she signals the Discovery to follow her. I attempted to search for it myself and came across Time Traveller, but ...
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