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The Battle of the Bands: May the Force Be With You

It’s May 4th! This means one thing: May the Fourth Be With You! Yes, it’s Star Wars Day! And to celebrate, I dedicate this month’s Battle of the Band to this epic space opera. I usually post The Battle on the 1st of every month, but I delayed it a couple of days because I wanted this battle to be on May 4th.

Star Wars is known for its iconic soundtracks, composed by John Williams, with such well-known tracks as “Main Titles” and “The Imperial March”. But, did you know that this epic space opera also had a handful of vocal tracks, which one was actually released as a single. I really love the tracks because a lot of the tracks are catchy but also highlight the variety of worlds (and language( within the Star Wars universe.

Which two songs did I pick Well, I picked two songs from Episode VI (Return of the Jedi): “Lapti Nek” from the original 1983 release and “Jedi Rocks” from the 1997 Special Edition release. Both were performed at Jabba’s Palace. But, both have different vibes. Which one would you pick? Listen to the songs below and let me know in the comments!

“Lapti Nek”

“Jedi Rocks”

Who Will It Be?

Now it is your turn to vote! Who will be the victor? Tell me in the comments below! I can’t wait to hear what you guys think!

I am also part of the “Battle of the Bands” blog collection. After you vote, please visit the other battles:

🌞 Visit TOSSING IT OUT by clicking HERE.
🌞 Visit MIKE’S RAMBLINGS’by clicking HERE.
🌞 Visit CURIOUS AS A CATHY by clicking HERE.
🌞 Visit JINGLE JANGLE JUNGLE by clicking HERE.
🌞 Visit ANGELS BARK by clicking HERE.
🌞 Visit THE DOGLADY’S DEN by clicking HERE

The Results Are In!

The winner for the “Battle of the Bands: Using the Mind to Solve This Matter” is:

Debbie Harry!

Here is the breakdown of the results if anyone is interested:

Battle of the Bands: Using the Mind to Solve This Matter

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This Post Has 27 Comments

  1. Mosaic Designs

    May the 4th be with you lol!!! Amazing music, thank you so much.

  2. Aimee amala

    I love the star wars soundtracks. Especially John Williams works. Great nostalgic post x

  3. Emily Fata

    Love the soundtracks for the Star Wars films! May the Fourth Be With You!

  4. Neely Moldovan

    Such a fun batle of the bands! Not a huge star wars person though!

  5. Kate

    May the Fourth Be With You too! I love the Star Wars soundtracks – John Williams is such a great composer!

  6. Kelly Bolen

    Star Wars has awesome soundtracks! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Stephanie

    Love your choice of theme for this one! I love all of the Star Wars music, we listen to it a lot. Nothing beats the originals!

  8. Sally

    I haven’t thought of these songs for a very long time. I have watched the movies and I did like them, but I’m not a big enough fan to remember the music.

  9. WorldinEyes

    These soundtracks sounds quite nice and lovely one to hear…though glad you shared them with us…great work

  10. Agnes

    I love the movie’s soundtrack, definitely one of the greatest film ever. May the Fourth be with you!

  11. Monidipa

    I love their soundtracks of star wars. May the 4th be with you too!

  12. Mike

    Jedi Rocks gets my vote

  13. goodbitesbyche

    How fun! Star Wars films! Our all time favorite!

  14. Alita Pacio

    We all love star wars movies and it’s soundtracks 🙂

  15. Renee

    We are huge Star Wars fans in my house so this was so so fun to read

  16. sumit walia

    for me it would be Jedi Rocks and such great theme you have picked this month, great going indeed

  17. Ramil Hinolan

    I love STar War series, It is a battle between good and evil.

  18. Yanitza

    I’m not a fan of Star Wars but I do love the music!

  19. Maysz

    I’m not a fan of Star wars but their song sounds awesome to listen 🙂

  20. Polly

    Definitely, Jedi Rocks. That song is just too catchy! I’m sore that I was not able to comment here on the 4th itself! Star Wars fan here!

  21. I love both songs, but Jedi Rock gives me more of a Beatles vibe and it makes me want to get up and dance. And OF COURSE, singalong.

  22. Sondra

    I love Star Wars! The soundtrack is such a classic.

  23. Chesz D

    I haven’t watched all the episodes of Star Wars but they really have iconic songs.

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