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asked to find 5 songs that fit any of the sences in Romeo and JulieHey guys, i needed...

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fashongirl | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 26, 2012 at 9:00 PM via web

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asked to find 5 songs that fit any of the sences in Romeo and Julie

Hey guys, i needed help with my project. Im asked to find 5 songs that fit any of the sences in Romeo and Juliet. If any of you knows any good songs please let me know. Thanks :)

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mwalter822 | Teacher | (Level 2) Educator

Posted May 26, 2012 at 10:08 PM (Answer #2)

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I'm probably showing my age here, but the first title that popped into my mind was a 70's song by 10cc called "The Things we do for Love." It's lighthearted and would be more amusing than serious, I guess.

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rrteacher | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 31, 2012 at 4:41 AM (Answer #3)

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Mark Knopfler's "Romeo and Juliet" is specifically about the couple, and they are also mentioned by name in "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult. "Exit Music for a Film" by Radiohead is another.

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 31, 2012 at 9:00 PM (Answer #4)

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Are you looking for specific scenes?  When I think of the opening scene, I think of a song called “How Do I Live Without You” by Leann Rimes http://www.lyrics007.com/LeAnn%20Rimes%20Lyrics/How%20Do%20I%20Live%20Without%20You%20Lyrics.html . When Romeo and Juliet see each other at the party and try to decide if they each return the love, there is the play-influenced song “Love Story” by Taylor Swift http://www.metrolyrics.com/love-story-lyrics-taylor-swift.html

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fashongirl | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 2, 2012 at 7:04 PM (Answer #5)

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Thanks guys (:

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angel-girl | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted June 30, 2012 at 7:37 AM (Answer #6)

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Use the original song for Romeo and Juliet! For the balcony scene. It is played by an orchestra and composed by Tchaikovsky. 

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theironmaiden123 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted July 17, 2012 at 8:16 PM (Answer #7)

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Marvin Gaye- Sexual healing. Relating to the scene where Romeo drinks the vial.

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Kristen Lentz | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted July 24, 2012 at 4:27 AM (Answer #8)

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"Love Fool" by the Cardigans.  I think this song actually is used on the sound track for Baz Luhrmann's movie version, but it fits perfectly with Romeo and Juliet's love-at-first-sight moment. 

"Glad You Came" by The Wanted.  This song, with an innuendo that Shakespeare would have been proud of, would fit well for the scene when Romeo returns to Juliet's window to consummate their marriage.

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