Best TV Soundtracks: ‘Friday Night Lights’ Music Sheds Some Light On The Texas “Devil Town”Posted: August 30, 2012
As many iTunes lovers and Youtube fanatics understand, music (old and new) has become a huge factor on hit television shows and both the show and artists featured benefit from the collaboration. Ever YouTube a certain scene from your favorite show for hours on end? Did it have a catchy song that you immediately downloaded? Yes, the odds are that you have.
Television show soundtracks are an obsession over here and the music played make that specific scene that much more memorable. This is very much the case when it comes to Friday Night Lights. It all began when Tony Lucca helped introduce Dillon, Texas with his “Devil Town” hit. Along the way scenes like Landry kissing Tyra with The Avett Brothers’ “If It’s the Beaches” playing in the background made you want to become a Panther yourself. Here’s to 10 of the best songs. Texas forever.
Also, stay tuned weekly here at Ology for a look back and a look forward to some of the best soundtracks that some of the greatest television shows have featured. Some of our collection will of course include Dawson’s Creek, Grey’s Anatomy, The O.C. and even current series like The Vampire Diaries and The Newsroom.
1. Tony Lucca- “Devil Town”
2. The Killers- “Read My Mind (Like Rebel Diamonds Mix)”
3. Jakob Dylan- “Something Good This Way”
4. Jose Gonzalez- “Storm”
5. The Avett Brothers- “If It’s the Beaches”
6. Rewind- “Stereophonics”
7. Fink- “This Is the Thing”
8. Sufjan Stevens- “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
9. John Doe- “Meanest Man In the World”
10. Augustana- “Fire”