Dont You Forget About Me: Contemporary Writers on the Films of John Hughes by Jaime ClarkeNo one captured the teen portion of the eighties as poignantly as writer-director John Hughes. Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Pretty in Pink, Ferris Buellers Day Off, and Some Kind of Wonderful are timeless tales of love, angst, longing, and self-discovery that illuminated and assuaged the anxieties of an entire generation.
Fondly nostalgic, filled with wit and surprising insights, dont you forget about me contains original essays from a skillfully chosen crop of novelists and essayists on the films far-reaching effects on their own lives -- an irresistible read for anyone who came of age in the eighties (or just wishes they did).
Featuring new writing from:
Steve Almond * Julianna Baggott * Lisa Borders * Ryan Boudinot * T Cooper * Quinn Dalton * Emily Franklin * Lisa Gabriele * Tod Goldberg * Nina de Gramont * Tara Ison * Allison Lynn * John McNally * Dan Pope * Lewis Robinson * Ben Schrank * Elizabeth Searle * Mary Sullivan * Rebecca Wolff * Moon Unit Zappa
Don't You (Forget About Me)
But the song had to work hard to be recorded at all. No one particularly wanted to sing it, and it was turned down by the Fixx, Bryan Ferry, and Billy Idol before landing back in the lap of the band Simple Minds, who had initially rejected the idea of recording it, because they wanted to do only their own material. It had been written by Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff with a film in mind: The Breakfast Club, a movie about five teenagers coming to terms with each other during a stint in Saturday school detention.
'Don't You (Forget About Me)' singer Jim Kerr recalls overnight fame from 'The Breakfast Club'
Posted By Mark Dursin on Mar 11, 6 comments. Thirty years ago, a Scottish band— relatively unknown in the U. And thirty years later, the world is still honoring it. Gora, Susannah. New York: Three Rivers Press. Unterberger, Andrew.
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Simple Minds "Don't You Forget About Me" (Expanded & Remastered) (Scenes from Breakfast Club) HD
Hynde and Kerr last shared the stage in for Live Aid in London, which was officially opened by Prince Charles and Princess Diana to raise money for famine relief in Africa. We have a kid and we have grandkids. So his nature is not to really say much until the last minute. However, Kerr revealed that after 41 years of collaborating, it was bound to happen. It was almost to spite us because we were nervous about doing it and we really had to be convinced.