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We Got New Motion City Soundtrack Thanks to Stephenie Meyers

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Stephenie Meyers, yes, the author of the Twilight novels, reveals on her blog:

    There was this one song by one of my favorite bands—it was such an amazing encapsulation of Edward’s mindset throughout Twilight, the despair and the hope and the despair again. The joy of first love plus the sure knowledge of impending tragedy. Perhaps because it was such a specifically Edwardian song, it never found a place in a Bella-centric movie. So it just sat there, being perfect for a story that was only in my head. The band never released the song. It only existed on an old submissions CD and my personal Midnight Sun playlist.

    I’ve been listening to this song for a decade, all by myself.

    When I realized that Midnight Sun was actually going to happen, that I was going to be able to finish it, my mind quickly turned to the playlist. There was pruning to be done, adding, subtracting, searching for songs that captured what I needed… but then this big problem. It wouldn’t be the Midnight Sun playlist without THE song. Which didn’t officially exist.

    Skip to the happy ending: with an assist from Alex the Amazing, I was able to get in touch with the band and to my great joy, they were willing to help out. So here is THE song. I hope you love it as much as I do, though I’m not sure that’s possible. From the very excellent band Motion City Soundtrack, I give you Crooked Ways.


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  2. rbf737


    Ha I guess that's why it sounded to me like a b-side from the middle of their career. I was actually thinking of some of their songs that were on soundtracks from a decade ago like The Worst Part, guess that explains why.
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  3. SuNDaYSTaR


    I was shocked but quickly remembered that both Death Cab and Muse wrote the official songs for two of the movies.
  4. simplejack

    I wish I could say something but silence is fine.

    Jack's Mannequin's video for The Resolution was directed by Stephanie Meyer.
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  5. fredwordsmith

    Regular Supporter

    The more I hear it, the more I like it. It sounds like the Go sessions, which I didn't enjoy as much at the time but have grown to love.

    Any way we get more MCS is fine with me.
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  6. howischad


    whatever happened to taylor lautner
  7. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

    probably living good with the money he makes of the residuals of this franchise haha
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  8. I recently watched the twilight movies for the first time ever. I was entertained.
  9. Ryan

    Might be Spider-Man...

    I liked Go, so I dug this
  10. Pepetito

    Regular Supporter

    Was hoping for synths. Did not get synths.
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  11. Fox83


    I'm glad someone finally gave some backstory to this track! MCS certainly didn't offer any details
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