PTS 10/063: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Soundtrack

The Dream seemed an easy hit for songs from several genres and decades …


As ever, Shakespeare’s Jukebox provides a quick chance to cut loose and be a little mischievous between read-through plays.

Also, to embarrass myself, not least with my dodgy 80s credentials …

Finally to ask the time-honoured question:

What’s missing?

Let me know below!

  1. Pulp – Common People (for my favourite Mechanicals)
  2. Guns ‘N Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine  (for Oberon and Titania)
  3. The Darkness – Get Your Hands Off My Woman (Act 1, scene 1) (Parental Advisory for lyrics)
  4. Razorlight – In The Morning
  5. Abba – I Have A Dream
  6. Paul Weller – The Changingman
  7. Pat Benatar – Love Is A Battlefield
  8. Moby – Motherless Child
  9. Supertramp – Dreamer
  10. Newton Faulkner  – Gone In The Morning
  11. Bucks Fizz – The Land of Make Believe
  12. Kaiser Chiefs – Every Day I Love You Less and Less (for Demetrius)
  13. The Hollies – Just One Look
  14. Def Leppard – Animal
  15. Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band – We’ve Got Tonight
  16. Donna Summer – Could It Be Magic
  17. ELO – Strange Magic
  18. Elvis Presley – A Big Hunk O’ Love (for Nick Bottom, obviously)
  19. Womack & Womack – Love Wars
  20. Queen – A Kind of Magic
  21. REM – Man On The Moon
  22. Imagination – Just An Illusion (Parental Advisory for – bizarrely, in one of the world’s most camp music videos, some female nudity)




Author: Boar's Head, Eastcheap

Hyperactive English Teacher and Tutor; Shakespeare-obsessed 'Villainous abominable misleader of youth'; 'old white-bearded Satan'; Friend of the Orangutan

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