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04/23/2006 10:27:53 PM · #1
I'm bored...what are some photography related songs people can think of?

Ones that come to my mind right away are:
REM - PSA (Bad Day) "it's been a bad day, please don't take my picture"
Nickelback - Photograph
And that one from the photo printer commercial with the cool special effects...

04/23/2006 10:31:31 PM · #2
Frezze Frame
Angel in my centerfold
J. Giles Band

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04/23/2006 10:34:51 PM · #3
Def Leppard - Photograph

Filter - Take My Pcture

Message edited by author 2006-04-23 22:36:19.
04/23/2006 10:56:12 PM · #4
Paul Simon of Simon & Garfunkle had a song called Kodachrome.
04/23/2006 11:00:46 PM · #5
the song Kamera by wilco
(btw they rock)

-Dan
04/23/2006 11:02:43 PM · #6
The Kinks - Picture book

04/23/2006 11:06:58 PM · #7
You Can Leave Your Hat On .. Joe Cocker .. just did a cd of photos to this one! :)
04/23/2006 11:11:59 PM · #8
Pictures of Lily - The Who
Pictures - Statler Brothers

(how's that for bridging the musical spectrum...)

Dave
04/23/2006 11:19:27 PM · #9
GIrls on Film by Duran Duran
04/23/2006 11:20:40 PM · #10
Ringo Starr - Photograph

04/23/2006 11:20:56 PM · #11
Paul Simon "Kodachrome"
Def Leppard "Photograph"
A Flock of Seagulls "Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)"
Rush "The Camera Eye"
Josh Joplin "Camera One" (though I guess it's more a movie camera)
Peter Murphy "Miniature Secret Camera"
R.E.M. "Camera"
04/23/2006 11:27:22 PM · #12
i have just redone my website using an Aussie artist 'Kate Ceberano'... i tryed to use good boppy songs rather than sad or popular songs, i want people to still be singing them long after they've loooked at my site. Also remember that as artist's ourselves we don't want people using our photos without our permission, any copyright weather it be on a cd or website is illegal, you do need permission off that artist to use their songs. Im sure we all respect that.
my site is //www.kellymuncephotography.com there are three songs on there.

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04/23/2006 11:28:00 PM · #13
John Mayer "3x5"

June
04/23/2006 11:31:31 PM · #14
Kodacrome (Spelling?) Paul Simon
04/23/2006 11:39:58 PM · #15
"Pictures of You" - The Cure (became the kodak peashooter commercial song)...

I've been looking so long at these pictures of you
That I almost believe that they're real
I've been living so long with my pictures of you
That I almost believe that the pictures are
All I can feel....

The Cure rocks...
04/23/2006 11:57:03 PM · #16
You folks might be interested in this thread about Graham Nash and digital photography.
04/24/2006 12:09:12 AM · #17
photograph by ringo starr is great
04/24/2006 12:17:07 AM · #18
Depeche Mode - A Photograph of You
Depeche Mode - Macrovision (bit of a stretch. lol)
EDIT: They also have a song called 'photographic'. hmm.

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04/24/2006 12:19:29 AM · #19
my morning jacket: *pictures of you*

spoon: *i turn my camera on* and *all the negatives have been destroyed*

depeche mode: a photograph of you

10,000 maniacs: photograph

jamie cullum: photograph

rem: photograph

04/25/2006 03:52:00 PM · #20
F-Stop Blues by Jack Johnson.

Inaudible Melodies and Better Together also by JJ make reference to photography. App'rently he's not a bad photographer as well as being a champion pro surfer and kickass musician. Bastard.

oh and another one - Photograph by Blue Rodeo

P

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04/25/2006 04:45:27 PM · #21
Originally posted by Pedro:

F-Stop Blues by Jack Johnson.

Inaudible Melodies and Better Together also by JJ make reference to photography. App'rently he's not a bad photographer as well as being a champion pro surfer and kickass musician. Bastard.


And Apparently he was the first Black Heavyweight Champion too! :)

Jack Johnson

BTW-
Heres a huge list-- Contains Spoilers-- if you want to think of them on your own.

Songs
03/23/2010 04:35:20 AM · #22
Okay, I know this is an old (dead) thread... but...

Even the big long list that was linked to is missing "Hey Ya!" by OutKast.
It's the song that popularized the phrase "Shake it like a Poloroid Picture"

Also an excellent song for the list is "Picture" by Sherl Crow Featuring Kid Rock. It's a little country, but honestly no more that Paul Simon was.

might be a streach, but you could include Maddona's "Vouge"

all of my other favorites are already mentioned here or on the "big list"
03/23/2010 06:03:15 AM · #23
Originally posted by Alecia:


10,000 maniacs: photograph

rem: photograph


These are actually the same song. I really like the R.E.M. version with Natalie Merchant singing along. I'm not sure if I've ever heard a straight 10000 Maniacs version. I'll have to look for it.
03/23/2010 08:03:26 AM · #24
Hmmmm... Long time ago there was a drive-through photo processing store called the photomat. Their advertising song was:

"someday my prints will come
right from the photomat!"

But that probably doesn't count, so I won't bother posting it :P
03/23/2010 08:11:20 AM · #25
"Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry" by Luba.

If you're not from Canada you probably don't know this song.
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