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Top 10 Movie Songs

Posted Jun 23rd 2009 5:00PM by Serena Raymond

Throughout the history of film, there have been songs that leave a lasting impact on pop culture. This unique facet of the music industry has led to some of the most original music being produced. As determined by AOL listeners, AOL Radio has compiled a list of the Top 10 Best Movie Songs. Whether it was the movie's theme song or used to drive the plot forward, these tunes caught the attention of moviegoers everywhere. So enjoy the list, and if your favorite movie song didn't make the cut, let us know about it in the comments!

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3) Goo Goo Dolls: 'Iris'

Year: 1998

Movie: 'City of Angels'

Memorable Scene: The music video for the song depicts scenes from the movie alongside the band, in classic music video fashion. In the film, Nicolas Cage watches the city through a telescope, strikingly similar to his duties as an angel.

Did you know? After being approached to write the song for 'City of Angels,' John Rzeznik, Goo Goo Dolls guitarist and author of the song, chose its name while flipping through the magazine and noticing country-folk singer Iris DeMent. He named the song after her, thinking it a nice name.

Source: http://www.aolradioblog.com/2009/06/23/top-10-movie-songs/
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