The Reason Movie Trailers Always Use Slower Versions Of Classic Songs

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Who doesn't like getting excited for the next great movie coming out in a year? Movie trailers are always plentiful when you go to the theater...but did you know there's a pattern to the way they're made?

You might have noticed that a ton of movie trailers are starting to use slowed-down version of classic and pop songs throughout the trailer and the reason why is to make everyone want to see the movie.

Variety learned that movie studios do this to give everyone something familiar to latch onto for a new movie so that they look up the song, the movie, or actors because they want to learn more.

Whether it's the slowed-down version of "Say My Name" in Candyman or the subtle nods of the "Ghostbusters Theme" in the new Ghostbusters movie, these songs encourage audiences to see it even before they buy a ticket.

You can read more about the phenomenon HERE, but make sure to look out for the next familiar song whenever you go back to the theater!


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