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Postby Muldernscully » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:36 pm

I like this song. It reminds me of Buckingham Blues, extolling the virtues of the easy life. Though, I think it's a much better song than Buckingham Blues.

Of course, This Is The Life, is used on "Johnny Dangerously", a decent movie. Have you all seen it?

The music video is typical of most soundtrack music videos, movie clips intermixed with the music video. So, it's nothing really special.

The song is very catchy and fun to listen to. It gets you movin'. It's better than the movie it's written for, as far as I'm concerned.
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Postby Orthography Enthusiast » Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:09 pm

I dunno, I think the video of Al (in between the movie clips) is pretty darn funny. :)
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Postby algonacchick » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:09 pm

I like the footage of Al, too. I think he captured the look to match the movie. I have a favorite screen grab from this video. Look at the woman sitting next to Al. She looks a bit ferklempt to be sitting next to him:

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Postby HappyGilmore » Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:12 am

This is the Life is a good song.

The video makes it.

The movie is pretty decent from what I remember. Then again, I'd say Michael Keaton is decent in most of his movies, but that's a different topic.
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Postby Twinkies Are Yucky » Sun Nov 11, 2007 2:17 am

I like this song. The line "If money can't buy happiness, I guess I'll have to rent it" always cracks me up.
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Postby Muldernscully » Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:22 pm

Twinkies Are Yucky @ Nov 11 2007, 01:17 AM wrote: I like this song. The line "If money can't buy happiness, I guess I'll have to rent it" always cracks me up.


I think that's probably the best line of the song.
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Postby CPFofAl » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:29 pm

I've always loved Johnny Dangerously... (My mutha hung me on a hook once...)

I've always loved this song...

and

I've ALWAYS dreamed of filling my bathtub with Perrier!
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Postby fred27 » Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:21 am

(My mutha hung me on a hook once...)................
once.......
I love Michael Keaton.... think ill go watch it now
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Postby Limecat » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:46 am

Where in the movie was this? I just watched it and couldn't hear it.
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Postby algonacchick » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:51 am

You only get to hear "This is the Life" if you own the DVD of Johnny Dangerously. It plays during the opening credits. Otherwise, you get to hear "Let's Misbehave" instead. My BiL bought me the VHS for Christmas a few years ago, not knowing this. He remembers Al's song from the movie, though.
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