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 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 1:32 PM   
 By:   KevinSmith   (Member)

When it's raining outside, what do you find yourself listening to? Or does the weather ever play a role in what you listen to?

For me, it always seems to be raining whenever I listen to James Horner's Titanic (the "Rose" cue is perfect for watching the rain fall).

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 1:49 PM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

You have gay rain?

TOTALLY kidding, totally kidding!

Because it's finally fall down south here, I've been listening to a ton of Thomas Newman, especially The Shawshank Redemption. "Rock Hammer" and the "Shawshank Prison" cues just sound great for walking through leaves.

Well, I guess I know what I'm listening to in 10 minutes.

P.S. Horner's more reflective moments, like in The Man Without A Face are good for rainy days, as is "The Princess Pleads" from Braveheart.

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 3:02 PM   
 By:   Sarge   (Member)

This score - and this cue in particular.

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 3:14 PM   
 By:   zooba   (Member)

This score - and this cue in particular.

Love Williams score to this and William Hurt's performance where he seems to be in a "Coma" like state, so sad, so melancholy and detached from everything else. Well just like all of his performances in all of his films. But it really worked in this one!

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 3:45 PM   
 By:   Ray Worley   (Member)

Rain is a relatively rare celebratory event here in Arizona. Whenever it rains I get Ladysmith Black Mombasa's "Rain" in my head.

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 4:14 PM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

The Accidental Tourist is a GREAT pick.

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 4:29 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

If it's thundering any, and especially if it's dark, pop in LLLR's 2CD set of "MillenniuM".

Select cues from "Signs".

And of course Intrada's new "Salem's Lot".

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 4:36 PM   
 By:   Zoragoth   (Member)

Best rainy day music ever:


 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 5:43 PM   
 By:   Tango Urilla   (Member)

Blade Runner. A thousand times Blade Runner.

I also find Kenji Kawai's Ghost in the Shell and Yoko Kanno's mournful jazz cue "Space Lion" perfect for looking out a rain-spotted window and growing contemplative. But that's probably, at least in part, because these scores also remind me of oft-overcast cities like Hong Kong and Tokyo.

And while I missed my chance to pick up Dave Grusin's The Yakuza for its original (and reasonable) sales price, I suspect that would be a good score for a rainy day, too.

 Posted:   Nov 11, 2013 - 6:16 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

The Pledge (Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt)

Great for snowy days, too!

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 12:16 AM   
 By:   Mr Hand   (Member)

Hard Rain by Christopher Young of course :-)

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 12:27 AM   
 By:   Ron Hardcastle   (Member)

How about Michel Legrand's "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg" ("The Umbrellas of Cherbourg")? And if I could add something non-soundtrack-related, Streisand's "Wet" album had some great songs for a rainy day -- "On Rainy Afternoons," "Wet," "After The Rain." And I used to love to play Rod McKuen's "The Sea" on rainy days.

As for soundtracks to play on rainy days, my own choices would include (and which has nothing to do with rain) John Barry's "Somewhere In Time." Actually, just about ANY John Barry would be great on a rainy day.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 12:46 AM   
 By:   MusicMad   (Member)

Paul Weston's 1954 album: Music for a Rainy Night ...

Enjoyable at any time ... smile


 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 1:13 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

I'm not sure I have any rain-specific preferences, but I've found that Jean Michel Jarre's SESSIONS 2000 album captures the autumn sentiment well. So does Yann Tiersen's L'ABSENTE. But neither of those are film scores.

Most music is great during rainy days, as you're stuck inside anyway.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2013 - 5:30 AM   
 By:   Timmer   (Member)

John Williams THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK always seems a "rain" score to me. I wonder if that feeling is subliminal? I don't remember but perhaps it was raining heavily outside when I first played it?

As an example I always associate Barry's THE IPCRESS FILE and Legrand's THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR with fallen snow simply because the day I received them and played them was after a heavy snow fall.

 Posted:   Nov 13, 2013 - 7:24 PM   
 By:   JoshOz   (Member)

I've always felt The Goonies was a great rainy Sunday afternoon movie? Therefore I always think of Dave Grusin's score as a rainy day listening experience. Anyone else think so?

 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 11:27 AM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

The slow, bluesy tracks from 25th HOUR work nicely

 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 11:56 AM   
 By:   Lewis&Clark   (Member)

"The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. Perfect for my rainy days.

 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 12:13 PM   
 By:   Tobias   (Member)

Hard Rain by Christopher Young of course :-)

I was thinking the same but since it is already mentioned I have to say Randy Edelman`s Rain Ride from Kindergarten Cop.

 Posted:   Nov 14, 2013 - 1:45 PM   
 By:   Kakihara   (Member)

Regarding Henry.

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