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    I thought it would be a fun exercise to come up with the best theme songs to represent Candlepower Forums. This can be songs about flashlights, or something of that regard. This is not necessarily limited to songs about flashlights. Here are a couple contenders:
    Shooting Star by Owl City: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uq8Dgcy4MDY
    You're my Flashlight from Pitch Perfect 2 (first 2 minutes 8 seconds of video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ-m-itjfCo

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    How about "sixteen candles" by the Crests?..

    No wait, CPF is seventeen now?... oh well

    Nice thread. Owl City is cool.
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    Straight No Chaser fan version
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tkv1tV8qVM8
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    My favourite suggestion in this stone-age thread

    "Suggestions for the international flashlight lovers anthem?"

    was "Put your lights on"


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    how about the doors -light my fire?
    it's just different on my planet..

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    “In the Light “ from Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti album.

    In the light you will find the road (You will find the road)

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    Quote Originally Posted by YAK-28 View Post
    how about the doors -light my fire?
    Excellent recommendation

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    ♪ ♫ CANDLEPOWWWWER ... IT'S OUR HERO!!! GONNA TAKE THE LUMENS TO MORE THAN ZERO!!! ♩ ♬


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    For real though if I had to chose a song with lyrics that fit the whole light and lights theme it would be:





    Such a beautiful song. One of my favorites and very different in the overall electronic genre.
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    +1 for Ellie, that's a Michael Jackson-class track, legendary dance floor stuff. I saw her on a late night show some time before that song came out, she came across a bit flighty and I didn't take her seriously, until I heard that song. Now I see she's like a dance version of Celine Dion, quite the industry mover.

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    What could be more fitting than “Flashlight” by Parliament?

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    Blinded by the light - Manfred Mann

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    Quote Originally Posted by StarHalo View Post
    +1 for Ellie, that's a Michael Jackson-class track, legendary dance floor stuff. I saw her on a late night show some time before that song came out, she came across a bit flighty and I didn't take her seriously, until I heard that song. Now I see she's like a dance version of Celine Dion, quite the industry mover.
    Yeah, and actually I'm looking at that video amazed. I've seen it numerous times in the past, but never really thought about the visuals. The "strobing" rotating visual with the "Matrix" effect of stopped motion is used in a way I've never seen done outside of this video. We've seen the multi-image rotating effect used many times in the past since the late 1990's, but it's the first time I've seen it done with a mix of longer timed exposures (the light trail effects mixed with strobe flashes at the end of the exposures). It's one of those things that when you see it makes you say, "Duh! Why didn't I think of that possibility."
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    Bring on the night( I couldn't stand another hour of daylight) by The Police.

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    "I Saw the Light" -- Boxcar Willie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAAZ-g5vWiM

    "You Light Up My Life" -- Debbie Boone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b07-yKnKRMQ

    "Sunshine on My Shoulders" -- John Denver https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diwuu_r6GJE

    "Sunny" -- Bobby Hebb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubvYQxTXO3U

    "This Little Light of Mine" -- Bruce Springsteen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFBUgPNcCcE
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    The futures so bright I got a wear shades.
    Timbuk3..

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    What do I win?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nev View Post
    What do I win?
    I'd offer you a Mighty Marvel No-Prize, but Stan Lee would come after me for theft of intellectual property.
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    I'll take it

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    Shine on you crazy diamond. Pink Floyd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LGT View Post
    Bring on the night( I couldn't stand another hour of daylight) by The Police.
    Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner...

    When Sting went solo and hired Branford Marsallis, Omar Hakeem, a buncha lady singers etc and took that band on the road.... when they played that song.... hoooooly cow!!
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    Another for your consideration; the disco classic, from 2001. Star / light / is / what'cha neeeed..


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    And another; an 80's track with feeling from 2015:


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    JIMI HENDRIX-"BURNING OF THE MIDNIGHT LAMP"


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAL_NBTwj_A




    Capolini and AL HENDRIX. April and May of 2000 SEATTLE,WA.






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    Quote Originally Posted by Hooked on Fenix View Post
    I thought it would be a fun exercise to come up with the best theme songs to represent Candlepower Forums. This can be songs about flashlights, or something of that regard.

    You're my Flashlight from Pitch Perfect 2 (first 2 minutes 8 seconds of video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ-m-itjfCo
    I thought of the same song when I saw the thread title. My girlfriend made me watch that movie and when the song came on, I thought of my flashlights.

    As for my suggestions, they are from electronic music. It seems that many artists in the genre have song themes related to lights.




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    Some very current hard rock power outage music:


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    Quote Originally Posted by wikipedia
    Cosmo's Factory is the fifth studio album by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR), released by Fantasy Records in July 1970, and released as Fantasy 8402 – the same month as the single release of "Lookin' Out My Back Door" with "Long as I Can See the Light" on the B side. … The album closes with the soulfully optimistic "Long as I Can See the Light."
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    Lights Shine Bright - TobyMac
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmaQeXybres
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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aatjerFCRP8
    How about some classic metal to keep your batteries charged.
    Lights Out in London!!
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