And no, not the Village People sort, because funnily enough, that's what came to mind when I typed that headline down. You know, the "we want you!" sort.
But yes, the folks behind Lost
are really looking for a theme tune. Oh, but they're not really going to use it in the show's final episodes--for that, the eerie opening titles with floating white text on a black background still works best. But lots of fans like you have done this sort of YouTube, right? Stitch scenes together, throw in some music, upload, discuss.
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Actually, they're cooking up a "mock theme music contest" to mark five years of the show at the Comic-Con. It's their last panel, probably, and so they decided to give one slot of the panel to all of you uploaders, composers and whatnot. The question is simple: what would be your ideal Lost theme song, if ever there was one? The task: compose an original theme for the song.
(I'm resisting a Little Britain reference--"write the feem choon, sing the feem choon...")
Interested? Sure, sure. The rules are on the Lost website
, but all you have to submit is a filled out release form, which is also online, and the composition itself, which can be up to 60 seconds long. You'll have to mail them to ABC: the address is online, too.
Judges will pick the winner based on originality, musical talent, coolness, and what they call as being "Jacob-worthy". (Oddly enough, all that amounts to 80% of the score, if you check the rules. But anyway.) The prize? You'll have your tune played out at the show's Comic-Con panel itself, which happens on July 25. Possibly with a mock title sequence, too.
The contest began last week--yes, we all just noticed this, and I actually regret not mentioning this a couple of days ago--and ends on July 16. Must be enough time for you to make something up--maybe grab an existing song and flip it around, or something new altogether--record it, and send it, right?
- Henrik Batallones, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: ABC(Image courtesy of ABC)