Sunday, October 26, 2008

Gerard McMann: Cry Little Sister (1987)



Every once in a while a song becomes so intertwined with an iconic movie of its era that the song immediately recalls imagery from the film. Likewise, the movie just wouldn't be the movie it is without that particular piece of music.



One such instance is Cry Little Sister by Gerard McMann, the theme from the 1987 cult classic The Lost Boys which starred Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Corey Haim and Corey Feldman.

Here is the studio recording...



And here we have the 2008 cover of the song by Alden for The Lost Boys II: The Tribe.



The song has inspired numerous covers, especially by heavily goth-induced bands, and has lent itself well to varying interpretations and arrangements. Here is one such rendition, by Carfax Abbey...



And as a special treat, here is the original theatrical trailer for The Lost Boys.

1 comment:

Dave said...

You might want to update or change your page since the Gerald McMann clip has been pulled from YouTube. Great tribute to the movies - thanks for your work!