Monthly Archives: October 2014

I Put a Spell On You Hocus Pocus

I Put a Spell On You – Team Annie or Team Bette?

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I Put a Spell On You Hocus Pocus(This is a duo post since I’m on Team Bette, but the author is on Team Annie…it’s a death match over which is better.)

Halloween is right around the corner and we are all watching and listening to traditional Halloween classics.

If you are anything like me, the soundtracks of Edward Scissorhands, Bettlejuice and Hocus Pocus are probably on repeat at your house. Hocus Pocus is a fantastic Halloween movie and the mega hit song , “I Put A Spell On You” from the movie Hocus Pocus has been remastered by 80’s legend Annie Lennox.

The original is by the incomparable Bette Midler and now the fierce Annie Lennox has offered her twist on the hit.  (more…)

The Magic Dance – Labyrinth (It’s that time of year!)

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Last year or a while ago I did the best broadway songs for Halloween and found 20 Halloween showtunes I love for any Halloween party.  The other day I heard a rumor that they are doing a sequel to the hit movie musical Labyrinth and it instantly meant it was time to come and finally do a blog post update.  Sorry for the delay in posts, it’s been a bit crazy here.

Anyways, when I think of Labyrinth I think of the Fire Dance, I think of the maze and the Goblin city and rave.  But if there’s one showtune from Labyrinth that “reminds” you of something, it has to be “The Magic Dance” from Labyrinth the musical.