Savvy Readers of the Ultimate Playlist will remember that Jonathan Jackson’s version of Unchained Melody already made the list as #340. But the truth is, I just couldn’t have Sexy Soundtrack Week without the opening scene from Ghost, where I first heard this song from The Righteous Brothers. If you don’t already agree, watch the below and you will.
There’s nothing I love more than a big, melodramatic romance movie. And when you’ve got cowboys, vampires, or a poor boy from Chippewa Falls, all the better.
When you marry up the right actors, the right movie, and the right music, magic can happen.
This week I’ll highlight seven of my favorite romantic movie soundtrack songs.
Up first, a movie that pairs two of my favorite things–Nicholas Sparks and Zac Efron. During a pivotal scene, Beth tells off her domineering ex-husband and runs straight into Logan’s arms. Of course, he happens to be showering at the time. Because this is a romance movie, after all. Not that I’m complaining.
Take a look and listen to Early Winter’s Count Me In.