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’80s Movie Theme Songs You Didn’t Know You Knew

’80s Movie Theme Songs You Didn’t Know You Knew

Maybe you never knew that chart-topping hit was written to score a movie, or maybe your ears perk up at that haunting instrumental that you never knew you knew, but here’s one thing we do know. Prepare yourself: The following 10 movie theme songs have high earworm probabilities.

OMD Live at Terminal 5

OMD Live at Terminal 5

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, the iconic electronic band that sadly most in the US only know from “If You Leave,” played their first US shows this week in over 20 years. At NYC’s Terminal 5 the energy was palpable and nostalgia flooded the room.

OMD’s latest album, History of Modern, is a welcome return to form. Unlike many other past-their-prime pop stars’ recent efforts, this album is quite good. It’s so good in fact it trumps much of OMD’s back catalog, which has always been a bit uneven.