The story of the superhero is often created songs by musicians the world.
The story of the superhero is always interesting to observe. Not only people, raised in big movies, the superhero was also inspired the musicians to create songs.
Just look at the song titled Spider-Man who brought The Ramones or Iron Man Black Sabbath sung. Of the many superhero, Batman was one of the best-selling superhero made into a song.
Curious? Consider the following list as quoted from the pages of Billboard.
1. Batdance by Prince
Batdance a Batman movie soundtrack in 1989. In the video clip of the song, Prince was wearing a Batman costume half and half Joker. In the lyrics Batdance, Prince wrote, “I’ve seen the future and it will be / Batman, Batman.”
The song was a success, ranking number one in the Hot 100 chart and number one for six weeks in the charts soundtrack.
2. Mercenary by Panic! at the Disco
Different from Batdance, Mercenary written for a video game soundtrack of Batman: Arkham City. The lyrics in this song is more focused on the guilt of a Bruce Wayne because it involves others in every battle Batman.
It can be seen in the following fragment Mercenary lyrics, “I dodge the blast and apologize for the collateral damage.” Not only is it an evil character’s voice is also heard as the lyrics, “Do you feel sad? Full of rage? Or does that outfit help bury your feelings? Hiding your true self.”
3. Gotham City by R.Kelly
If the song Mercenary more telling about the Batman figure R.Kelly song sung better describe the conditions prevailing in Gotham City. In a song devoted to Batman & Robin movie soundtrack in 1997, there are lyrics that tell about the violence in the city of Batman was, “How sleeping awake Because of fear / How children are drowning in their tears.”
Interestingly, the chorus is actually contradictory to the lyrics before. Just look at the lyrics, “A city of justice, a city of love / A city of peace, for everyone of us.”
4. Batman & Robin by Snoop Dogg
Rapper Snoop Dogg was also not want to miss a song about Batman. Through song titled Batman & Robin, Snoop tells the atmosphere of Gotham City and Batman cave.
Batman & Robin song singer Lady of Rage opens with a piece of the lyrics, “No one can save the day like Batman.” Meanwhile, in other words, Snoop appears the name of a competitor DC Comics. “We Marvel at you Comics, you is not no superhero,” Snoop wrote the song Batman & Robin.
5. Batman by Bow Wow
Rapper Bow Wow did not involve Batman figure in her music videos. But the song titled Batman performed by Bow Wow is full of lyrics about superheroes and also Robin.
“You Robin, I’m Batman, you just a sidekick now playin ‘back man,” Bow Wow said in the lyrics Batman. In this song, Bow Wow also mentioned Batman enemies, from the Joker to Mr. Freeze, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.