What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show? (NO SPOILERS)

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What will be the Opening Theme song for Twin Peaks The Return

Poll ended at Sun May 14, 2017 7:43 am

"Falling" from the original series - same or revised arrangement
105
66%
FWWM theme song- same or revised arrangement
7
4%
Another song or theme from the original series or FWWM (e.g. 'Under the Sycamores' or 'Dark Mood Woods')
2
1%
Completely new music or no music at all
44
28%
 
Total votes: 158
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Venus » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:00 am

krishnanspace wrote:
Jerry Horne wrote:Same song with updated shot-by-shot visuals.

That would be awesome.I have a feeling that only the first episode will have an opening sequence


Yes there are so many shows these days that no longer have opening intro with music. It's a lost art form. Lynch may be old school with this and still have his opening music and credits. I can't imagine him abandoning them.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Ross » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:58 am

Venus wrote:
krishnanspace wrote:
Jerry Horne wrote:Same song with updated shot-by-shot visuals.

That would be awesome.I have a feeling that only the first episode will have an opening sequence


Yes there are so many shows these days that no longer have opening intro with music. It's a lost art form. Lynch may be old school with this and still have his opening music and credits. I can't imagine him abandoning them.

Most network shows have dropped the opening theme song- to fit in more commercials. But I think most of the premium channel shows still feature an opening credits sequence and theme.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Panapaok » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:33 am

I think it will be "Falling" with similar imagery that was filmed recently.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Soolsma » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:12 pm

Same song re recorded.. maybe slowed down and shorter version.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Mr. Jackpots » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:58 pm

Venus wrote:Yes there are so many shows these days that no longer have opening intro with music. It's a lost art form. Lynch may be old school with this and still have his opening music and credits. I can't imagine him abandoning them.


I think we will see an updated version of the original opening credits. With updated imagery. And hear a new version of Falling.

I would like to hear the FWWM theme though. I like it better.

I really like the opening credits and theme for Better Call Saul.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby John Justice Wheeler » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:03 pm

I think it will be pretty much the same as the original, maybe spruced up a little, but that may just be the paucity of my own imagination talking.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby WhiteLodge90 » Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:14 pm

I would like Falling with updated visuals just like everyone else. But I wouldn't be shocked if it was a darker and shorter theme song in a completely different vibe. Hopefully not as far out there as the one in Lost Highway (Not a fan of that soundtrack)
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Dead Dog » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:43 am

Ross wrote:
Mr. Reindeer wrote:I really doubt it will be "She Would Die for Love" (the FWWM theme). It's one of my favorite TP-related tracks, but I doubt they'll tie the series that closely to a track that only appeared in the film. I think it will either be "Falling" or something totally new.

My bet (and my hope) is for a new, fully-orchestrated version of "Falling." The heavy use of synth dates a lot of the TP tracks, despite their beautiful and timeless melodies. I'm hoping a lot of familiar themes get an orchestral treatment -- and of course that we get a ton of wild new music from Badalamenti and DKL! But I think the main title needs to be "Falling."

I'm hoping the opposite. I'd be disappointed if they went orchestral. The small jazz band sound of the original is such a huge part of what made it so great and original.

I couldn't agree more! I'd hate to hear Twin Peaks with a traditional orchestral score. The old score and soundtrack is so iconic because it's so damn memorable. I think a lot of it is the simplicity, the repetition of themes, and the small number of instruments. We all remember the dreamy synth, the twangy guitar, the upright bass, the brushes on the snare drum, and the small horn section. That's all I need!
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Dead Dog » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:45 am

Jerry Horne wrote:Same song with updated shot-by-shot visuals.

Exactly what I'm expecting. An updated, current version of the opening theme. But instead of warm and rustic, we'll see the effects of time and death on the famous locations. I do think the "Falling" theme will be altered just a bit.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Rainwater » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:59 am

I'm going with new.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby IcedOver » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:37 am

I think it'll be the original theme, probably re-recorded, with similar style outdoor scenes, and on every episode.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Gabriel » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:47 pm

I'm thinking it'll be the traditional theme tune and revamped visuals based upon the original (was the mill ever rebuilt?)

I also suspect, where appropriate, we might have different themes in different situations. If, for example, it's dramatically pleasing to do so, we might get launched straight into an episode without titles. Or maybe onetime we open with Evil Coop driving through the Nevada desert in a car full of corpses accompanied by Cool Cat Walk as the titles run over the pictures (I made up the scene as an example; I have no idea what happens, but you get my drift!)
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby comeongethappy » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:38 pm

Heh, wondering how they could incorporate "Cool Cat Walk" into the series has crossed my mind recently.

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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby Mr. Jackpots » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:54 pm

I figure the opening credits will run for a minimum of 15mins as the names of 200+ cast members fade in and out, slowly one by one.
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Re: What will be the Opening Theme music for the new show?

Postby dreamshake » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:24 pm

I bet it's going to be the slowed down version they use in the promos

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