This Is The Life

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Post by Muldernscully »

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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I dunno, I think the video of Al (in between the movie clips) is pretty darn funny. :)
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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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Post by HappyGilmore »

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

I've always loved this song...

and

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(My mutha hung me on a hook once...)................
once.......
I love Michael Keaton.... think ill go watch it now
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Where in the movie was this? I just watched it and couldn't hear it.
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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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