Back to the Future
This year's biggest faller, Silvestri's soundtrack tumbles 31 places
Silvestri's score for the iconic time-travel adventure has become one of the most popular Hollywood themes ever. When it comes to Hollywood blockbuster soundtracks, you need to have one killer musical phrase to get you started. Star Wars has one, Lord Of The Rings has one and you could argue that James Bond has dozens, but Silvestri's Back To The Future is right up there with them. Brassy, bombastic and instantly iconic, it sums up the whole trilogy in a simple phrase.
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