#SLS ~ Chartin’ Movie Tunes

Thanks to Jim Adams, for hosting Song Lyric Sunday. In Casa Cuckoo news, we actually had a pretty good week. We only had the usual dramas, no new ones. I had to reschedule an appointment with my Primary doctor cuz I hadn’t gotten my lab work done, and Ben’s sleep was still all over the place, but no car crashes, no blinding dental pain, no Kooties or suspected Kooties. If things continue this way, I just might be able to actively rejoin the WP Scene. Fingers crossed!

This week the prompt is – Songs featured in films that made the charts

I know a lot of movie songs, but which ones charted was something I did not know. After a little investigation, I decided to go with one of Ben’s favorite movies, Disney’s 2007 Meet The Robinsons and the song Little Wonders written and performed by Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty and solo fame.

Little Wonders debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 78 and eventually peaked at number 58. It reached number 11 on the Adult Contemporary and number 5 on the Adult Top 40 charts. It also became a top-20 hit in Australia, Austria, and Germany.

I love this song, even without the movie. The idea of appreciating all the small miracles that occur in all of our lives is something I firmly believe in. There is wonder and beauty all around us. It takes a change of perspective to see it sometimes and it’s not always easy, but it can become a habit, a default.

Let it go
Let it roll right off your shoulder
Don’t you know?
The hardest part is over
Let it in
Let your clarity define you
In the end
We will only just remember how it feels

Our lives are made
In these small hours
These little wonders
These twists and turns of fate
Time falls away
But these small hours
These small hours
Still remain

Let it slide
Let your troubles fall behind you
Let it shine
‘Til you feel it all around you
And I don’t mind
If it’s me you need to turn to
We’ll get by
It’s the heart that really matters in the end

Our lives are made
In these small hours
These little wonders
These twists and turns of fate
Time falls away
But these small hours
These small hours
Still remain

All of my regret
Will wash away somehow
But I cannot forget
The way I feel right now

In these small hours
These little wonders
These twists and turns of fate
Yeah, these twists and turns of fate

Time falls away
Yeah, but these small hours
And these small hours
Still remain
Yeah
Oh they still remain
These little wonders
Oh, these twists and turns of fate
Time falls away
But these small hours
These little wonders
Still remain

Have you seen Meet The Robinsons? It’s a sweet, funny movie and worth watching, IMO. What would you choose for this prompt? Do you make a habit of appreciating the little wonders in your life? Thanks for stopping by and keep your fingers crossed that things stay relatively chill so I can rejoin all you awesome dudes!

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HUGS!

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25 thoughts on “#SLS ~ Chartin’ Movie Tunes

  1. I suppose if I were playing, I would pick Mrs Robinson, but the Lemonheads version. I’ve got a real love of punk covers of popular tunes. Back when I was an exercise instructor, such songs made it into every workout, and Mrs Robinson was a staple. It will be nice to see you posting more. Maybe don’t think of it as an on/off switch, but just do what you can when you can. Some of my favorite songs come from the Disney movies I over-watched when my kids were little (Everybody Wants to be a Cat; I Wanna be like You are all time faves).

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    1. I like the Lemonheads version better myself.🥳💃🏼 Aristocats & Jungle Book are favorites here too. The girls liked them and Ben likes them too.
      He’s been watching Robin Hood lately🤷🏼‍♀️ Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally, golly, what a day😂

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  2. Glad to hear things have been a little calmer for you this week. I haven’t watched Meet the Robinsons but I will look out for it. A sweet, feel-good film is just what is needed at times. I enjoyed Encanto very much the other day. It’s a beautiful film with some great songs.

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    1. Thanks Paula🌻 I don’t think the song got a lot of radio play. Rob Thomas is good at songs with feels and the placement of this song in the movie is perfect!
      The All American Rejects have a song in the movie too🥳💃🏼
      Maybe you can watch it with your Grands someday🥰

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  3. This song takes me back to when my kiddos were younger. I was always excited when they decided to watch this one – I love the T-Rex scene in particular. For Declan’s sake, I would probably pick Frozen’s Let It Go. My goodness, I think we have listened to that song a million times as a family. I am not sure if it has made the charts, but recently Catelyn is singing We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the new Disney movie Encanto. All. The. Time. I took her to the theater to see it, then it came out on Disney+ so she watches it a lot. Which is kind of nice for a girl her age and all the drama she is finding herself in these days. I’m glad you had a great week! Or, at least, a week with nothing extreme happening. Let’s hope for a great start to February too!

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    1. Thanks Robyn!🥰 Yep, Lunar New Year coming, let’s have a Tiger year… Tony the Tiger “GGGRRRReat!”🤞😂

      I haven’t seen Frozen 😲 and we haven’t watched Encanto yet either🤷🏼‍♀️ Things have been better, but time is still not something I have an excess of🤪 It would be nice if we could have something besides a DVD (of Ben’s choice) playing on repeat in the living room. 🙄🤦🏼‍♀️ At least the current movie is the original Jumanji. And it’s on mute😂 It HAS to be on though. One of those things🤷🏼‍♀️

      Disney movies are for everyone! Some of the humor is definitely for adults😉 I love the T-Rex with his little arms🤣🤣🤣
      I’m glad Miss Sass isn’t feeling “too grown up” to watch Disney.
      💌💌

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    1. I think Disney movies are made for everyone. They are targeted more to kids because of the animation, but a lot of the humor in the movies is definitely geared to older audiences.

      It’s not the greatest Disney movie ever made, but it has some good music and funny stuff. There are worse ways to spend 90 minutes or however long it is.

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