Give Your Favorite Character A Theme Song

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  1. bumblebeej8

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    Well. It's a groovy song, and it fits Tracks style. Plus the RPG I'm in had him sing it
     
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    Even though I hate the song...

    Thrift Shop (Macklemore) for: Swindle. (Money by Pink Floyd works too)
     
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    Stunticons - Highway to Hell by ACDC
     
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    IDW Devastator - After the Battle (Shiro Sagisu)
    IDW Prowl - Long Slow Pain (Shiro Sagisu)
    IDW Star Saber - War, Politics, and Power (Shiro Sagisu)
    IDW Tailgate - Favorite Daughter (Michiru Oshima)
    IDW Ultra Magnus - Amestris (Michiru Oshima)
    IDW Galvatron - Evil Decepticon Theme (Vince DiColla)
    IDW Whirl - Niko (Susuma Hirasawa) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A5MJYPioVVg
    That's really all I can think of right now.
     
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    Oh! I forgot...

    Lugnut - Praise Be To Decepticon by JAM Project
     
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    This is all IDW.

    Megatron: Hurt (Johnny Cash Cover)
    -Thematically, it's the end, or near the end, for Megatron. It's a reflection on who, and what, he's been and his final chance to make amends.

    Optimus Prime: The Touch (Stan Bush)

    Rodimus: Dare (Stan Bush)

    Ultra Magnus: Personal Jesus (Johnny Cash Cover)

    Shockwave: From the Dust Returns a Titan (Rufus Rex)

    Starscream: Undisputed King of Nothing (J Church)

    Soundwave: Last of the American Girls (Green Day)
    -The song, to me, is about someone who's still very idealistic. Soundwave might be the last of the "true" idealistic Deceptions who believe in equality.
     
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    Dinobots- Walk the Dinosaur
    Barricade- Barcurra
    The Thirteen- Children of God
    Unicron- Riding with the Devil
    Primus- All of Creation
    Galvatron- Crazy
    Optimus Prime- The Same Power
    Megatron- Doomship Theme from Super Mario Bros. 3
     
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    ShanLan I is a WerWilf

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    Shockwave: Tesla by Cell 7
     
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    Probably because of his IDW counterpart.
     
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    Prowl: 6 Underground - Sneaker Pimps

    Take me down, 6 underground
    The ground beneath your feet
    Laid out low, nothing to go
    Nowhere a way to meet

    I've got a head full of drought, down here
    So far off losing out 'round here
    Overground, watch this space
    I'm open to falling from grace

    Calm me down, bring it round
    Too way high off your street
    I can see like nothing else
    In me, you're better than I wannabe

    Don't think 'cos I understand, I care
    Don't think 'cos I'm talking we're friends
    Overground, watch this space
    I'm open to falling from grace

    Talk me down, safe and sound
    Too strung up to sleep
    Wear me out, scream and shout
    Swear my time's never cheap

    I fake my life like I've lived
    Too much, I take whatever you're given, not enough
    Overground, watch this space
    I'm open to falling from grace



    Beast Wars Silverbolt: Is Your Love Strong Enough - Bryan Ferry

    Just one step at a time
    And closer to destiny
    I knew at a glance
    There'd always be a chance for me
    With someone I could live for
    Nowhere I would rather be

    Is your love strong enough
    Like a rock in the sea
    Am I asking too much?
    Is your love strong enough?

    Just one beat of your heart
    And stranger than fantasy
    I knew from the start
    It had to be the place for me
    Someone that I would die for
    There's no way I could ever leave

    Is your love strong enough
    Like a rock in the sea?
    Am I asking too much?
    Is your love strong enough?

    Is your love strong enough?
    Just one beat of your heart
    Is your love strong enough?
    Is your love strong enough?



    Beast Wars Blackarachnia: Plush - Stone Temple Pilots

    And I feel that time's a wasted go
    So where ya going to tomorrow?
    And I see that these are lies to come
    Would you even care?

    And I feel it
    And I feel it

    Where ya going for tomorrow?
    Where ya going with that mask I found?
    And I feel, and I feel
    When the dogs begin to smell her
    Will she smell alone?

    And I feel, so much depends on the weather
    So is it raining in your bedroom?
    And I see, that these are the eyes of disarray
    Would you even care?

    And I feel it
    And she feels it

    Where ya going to tomorrow?
    Where ya going with that mask I found?
    And I feel, and I feel
    When the dogs begin to smell her
    Will she smell alone?

    When the dogs do find her
    Got time, time, to wait for tomorrow
    To find it, to find it, to find it
    When the dogs do find her
    Got time, time, to wait for tomorrow
    To find it, to find it, to find it

    Where ya going for tomorrow?
    Where ya going with that mask I found?
    And I feel, and I feel
    When the dogs begin to smell her
    Will she smell alone?

    When the dogs do find her
    Got time, time, to wait for tomorrow
    To find it, to find it, to find it
    When the dogs do find her
    Got time, time, to wait for tomorrow
    To find it, to find it, to find it

    To find it
    To find it
    To find it


    Hound: Lucky Man - The Verve

    Happiness
    More or less
    It's just a change in me
    Something in my liberty
    Oh, my, my
    Happiness
    Coming and going
    I watch you look at me
    Watch my fever growing
    I know just where I am

    But how many corners do I have to turn?
    How many times do I have to learn
    All the love I have is in my mind?

    Well, I'm a lucky man
    With fire in my hands

    Happiness
    Something in my own place
    I'm standing naked
    Smiling, I feel no disgrace
    With who I am

    Happiness
    Coming and going
    I watch you look at me
    Watch my fever growing
    I know just who I am

    But how many corners do I have to turn?
    How many times do I have to learn
    All the love I have is in my mind?

    I hope you understand
    I hope you understand

    Gotta love that'll never die

    Happiness
    More or less
    It's just a change in me
    Something in my liberty
    Happiness
    Coming and going
    I watch you look at me
    Watch my fever growing
    I know
    Oh, my, my
    Oh, my, my
    Oh, my, my
    Oh, my, my

    Gotta love that'll never die
    Gotta love that'll never die
    No, no
    I'm a lucky man

    It's just a change in me
    Something in my liberty
    It's just a change in me
    Something in my liberty



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    Thundercracker: Runnin' with the Devil - Van Halen

    I live my life like there's no tomorrow
    And all I've got, I had to steal
    Least I don't need to beg or borrow
    Yes I'm livin' at a pace that kills

    Ooh, yeah
    (Ahh)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Ahh-hah, yeah)
    (Woo-hoo-oo)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    Yes I'm, yeah, hoo

    Ooh, you know I
    I found the simple life ain't so simple
    When I jumped out, on that road
    I got no love, no love you'd call real
    Ain't got nobody, waitin' at home

    (Ahh, yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Hold on, hold on I'm runnin' ah yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Ooh ooh, one more time)

    (Ha-yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Oh, yeah, ya-yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Woo, woo)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (I'll tell you about it)

    I found the simple life, it's so simple
    When I jumped out, on that road
    I got no love, no love you'd call real
    Ain't got nobody, waitin' at home

    (Ha-yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Oh, yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil
    (Ah-ha, yeah, ah-ha, yeah, ah-hah, yeah)
    Runnin' with the Devil



    Galvatron: Suffering You - 16Volt

    Hey you, follow with a force-fed plastic hype.
    Hey you, shallow like the rest of your empty life.
    Hey you, claiming that you're real from back in the day.
    Hey you, everybody knows that you're really just fake.

    Set it off right with a bright light coming through.
    Set it off right with a fist-fight attitude.
    Set it off right with a hate you discipline.
    Set it off right when we get the truth back again.

    Sinking in the silence,
    Living my life through,
    Running from the inside,
    Suffering you.
    (x2)

    Hey you, made it to the top going down on your knees.
    Hey you shining so bright with the penicillin.
    Hey you wallow in the lap of luxury.
    Hey you everybody knows that you're really just fake.

    Set it off right with a bright light coming through.
    Set it off right with a fist-fight attitude.
    Set it off right with a hate you discipline.
    Set it off right when we get the truth back again.

    Sinking in the silence,
    Living my life through,
    Running from the inside,
    Suffering you.




    Swindle: Peace Sells - Megadeath

    What do you mean, "I don't believe in God"?
    I talk to him every day.
    What do you mean, "I don't support your system"?
    I go to court when I have to.
    What do you mean, "I can't get to work on time"?
    I got nothing better to do
    And, what do you mean, "I don't pay my bills"?
    Why do you think I'm broke? Huh?

    If there's a new way,
    I'll be the first in line.
    But, it better work this time.

    What do you mean, "I hurt your feelings"?
    I didn't know you had any feelings.
    What do you mean, "I ain't kind"?
    I'm just not your kind.
    What do you mean, "I couldn't be the president of the United States of America"?
    Tell me something, it's still "We the people", right?

    If there's a new way
    I'll be the first in line,
    But, it better work this time.

    Can you put a price on peace?
    Peace,
    Peace sells...,
    Peace,
    Peace sells...,
    Peace sells..., but who's buying?
    Peace sells..., but who's buying?
    Peace sells..., but who's buying?
    Peace sells..., but who's buying?




    Breakdown: Dead Souls - Nine Inch Nails

    Someone take these dreams away
    That point me to another day
    A duel of personalities
    That stretch all true realities

    That keep calling me
    They keep calling me
    Keep on calling me
    They keep calling me

    Where figures from the past stand tall
    And mocking voices ring the halls
    Imperialistic house of prayer
    Conquistadors who took their share

    That keep calling me
    They keep calling me
    Keep on calling me
    They keep calling me

    Calling me, calling me
    Calling me, calling me

    They keep calling me
    Keep on calling me
    They keep calling me
    They keep calling me!!!
     
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    This. Although I don't really find him to be an asshole in IDW but there is some that feel this way. Plus, it's funny.
     
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    These aren't all of my favorite characters because I haven't thought of songs for all of my favorites as that, while fun, takes me some thought. I'll put a few lyrics down, which may have errors due to being from memory.

    AOE Hound: Let Me Hear You Scream by Ozzy Osbourne

    I'm black and bruised
    Beat up but still I take the blows
    Because all I need is blood and sweat and skin and bones
    I'll take this rage
    Rattle your cage
    Nobody said it's easy
    It's do or die, only the strong survive
    Get ready for the last stand
    Get ready, I'm your hangman
    Let me hear you scream like you want it
    Let me hear you yell like you mean it
    If you're gonna go down
    Go loud
    Go proud
    Go hard or go home


    I relate it to him because not only is he violent, but it relates to his "last stand" against the Vehicons in the film's climax. He was certainly going down loud and proud. This character is so over the top in some places that I can't help but like him.

    G1 Hound is also a favorite of mine, but I couldn't find a song for him.


    Optimus Prime: Hero by Skillet

    I'm just a step away, just s breath away
    Losing my faith today
    (Falling off the edge today)
    I'm just a man, not superhuman
    (I'm not superhuman)
    Someone save me from the hate
    It's just another war
    It's just another family torn
    (Falling from my faith today)
    Just a step from the edge
    Just another day in the world we live
    I need a hero to save me now
    (Save me now)
    I need a hero to save my life
    A hero will save me (just in time)
    Save me just in time
    Save me just in time


    Optimus Prime is the hero to restore faith and save people just in time is what I see.


    Megatron: Indestructible by Disturbed

    Another mission
    The powers have called me away
    Another time to wear my colors again
    My motivation, an oath I've sworn to defend
    To win the honor of coming back home again
    No explanation will matter after we begin
    Unlock the dark destroyer that's within
    No true vocation
    And now my unfortunate friend
    You will discover a war you are unable to win
    I'll have you know that I've become
    Indestructible
    I'm a terror on the battlefield
    To behold
    Every broken enemy will know
    That their opponent had to be invincible
    Take one last look around while you're alive
    I'm an indestructible
    Master of war


    It suits Megatron's high power level and his villainous role. He, by being the Decepticon leader, is a "master of war", in a sense.


    Also, rock 'til I die. :rock 
     
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    Beachcomber - If Everyone Cared by Nickelback
    Drift - The Reason by Hoobastank
    Trailbreaker - If Today Was Your Last Day by Nickelback
     
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    Bluer-A little faster by there tomorrow....you HAVE TO ADMIT THAT THEME IS AWESOME
     
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    I don't know that many songs, especially modern ones, so I don't know how good my choices here are, but here goes...

    For my favorites
    Bumblebee (Movie/Prime/RID): "Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler
    Reasoning: In recent adaptations, Bumblebee, while remaining the team's underdog, has also become more of a capable hero and fighter, and now had characters like Sam, Raf, and Strongarm who look up to him and admire him for his courage and dependability. A song about trusting a hero to appear seems to go hand-in-hand with the loyal, protective nature of the modern outline of Bumblebee's character.

    Grimlock: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor
    Reasoning: It's a song largely about fighting and animal instinct, and both are integral to Grimlock's character. Play the song over the parts of Fall of Cybertron where you play as Grimlock, and you'll have a decent tribute to the character.

    Starscream: "Be Prepared" from The Lion King
    Reasoning: Not sure if picking a song from a movie is cheating, but come on. It's a song about betrayal and murder. How do such concepts not align with any incarnation of Starscream? (Save for the Unicron Trilogy...)

    Whirl: "I Can't Decide" by Scissor Sisters
    Reasoning: He's fairly sadistic, so a song about contemplating murder seems fitting for him. That's not even mentioning that the song seems to imply some form of wrongdoing toward the singer, and anyone who knows Whirl's backstory knows he's absolutely been wronged.

    Just to be clear, I'm not sure how much people will agree with me for these choices, but out of the handful of songs I know, I feel these seem to best represent the characters. The only other character I could think of a song to match them was Optimus Prime, and, fitting though it is, we all know how obvious and cliche that choice would be.
     
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