How Does it Make You Feel: Vol. 4

15 Oct

By Littlebells

This Friday, the remake of the classic 1984 Kevin Bacon movie, Footloose, opened in theaters.  Four songs were remade for this new adaptation.  Below are two clips of the movies title song.  The first features Kenny Loggins, and the second with country singer, Blake Shelton.  Which one do you prefer?

Click here to listen.

(As seen on Dancing With the Stars with Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald.  Begins at 1:50)

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Other songs that have been remade are:

  • Holding Our For a Hero
  • By Bonnie Tyler1

Click here to listen

  • Let’s Hear it For the Boy
  • By Deniece Williams

Click here to listen

  • Almost Paradise*
  • By Mike Reno and Ann Wilson

Click here to listen

*I don’t see how you can improve THIS duet, but we shall see…

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4 Responses to “How Does it Make You Feel: Vol. 4”

  1. Open Book October 16, 2011 at 4:17 PM #

    Kenny Loggin is my favorite song from this film hands down.

    This was so fun to watch all the videos. Hmm! I still like the first films soundtrack.

  2. Littlebells October 17, 2011 at 1:18 AM #

    OB!

    these songs bring back so many memories! I remember singing “Let’s Hear it For the Boy” all the time. I was only in elementary school and had no idea it was in this film until now! haha! 🙂

    And well, I love Heart, so Ann Wilson doing “Almost Paradise”–no brainer!

    ITA about Loggins. I don’t mind Shelton’s, but I love the 80s and Loggin’s rocked it. I also like the choreography better in the original. ’84 was dancing and this one seems more bump and grind. Eh…

    Ok, off to listen again! 🙂

    (ps. tag!)

    • Littlebells October 17, 2011 at 1:30 AM #

      Oh Bonnie, how much aerosol did you use that day and is it just me, or do you start doing grapevines and leg curls to that song!? 🙂 HAHAHAHA!

      • Littlebells October 17, 2011 at 1:35 AM #

        And yes, I am completely biased. Original is wuh-haaaaay better. Here’s the new “Almost Paradise”:

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