HALLOWEENCOVER

Love Hurts

Halloween is just around the corner and one of my favourite horror movie franchises is aptly named – Halloween.

I’ve also just watched the two rebooted versions from Rob Zombie and I am impressed with what’s been done with the song “Love Hurts“. Originally performed by The Everly Brothers” this song has been given a horror movie makeover.

In Halloween (2007) the song is performed by Nazareth and has a rock edge which spoils the lullaby feel of the original. This fits perfectly with the character of Michael Myers in this film:

Buy Amazon Echo

In Halloween II (2009) the song is performed by Nan Vernon and has one of the most haunting qualities I have ever heard in a song. It’s like it’s trying to say that although Michael was a serial killer, he done it for love and it was the only way he knew how to show it:

Whether you are a horror movie fan or not I hope you enjoy these two different takes on a classic song and have a Happy Halloween!

img_0644

Twitter

Buy Amazon Echo

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive commission on any purchases.

Advertisements

Written by Steve

I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford (home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry (yawn) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.