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Star Wars Music Minute


May 27, 2022

"Lando's Closet" is the horniest cue on the Solo soundtrack, Y/N? Crystal Beth joins me today for a discussion about minutes 66-70 of Solo: A Star Wars Story!

Discussion Guide:

  • 00:00 - Hello there!
  • 02:32 - Cue naming conventions.
  • 10:02 - Secrets theme 6x buildup.
  • 12:43 - Horniness of this cue. Roller coaster.
  • 14:38 - Narrating the roller coaster of the full cue.
  • 17:16 - Buzzkill version in the film.
  • 22:25 - Wanting to be sold on Han + Qi'ra's passion. Why this scene perhaps doesn't feel "true."
  • 25:34 - Why it's harder to talk about music than other aspects of film.
  • 32:02 - Xanthe's mic goes AWOL... back at 32:18.
  • 39:07 - Thoughts about musical fan service, appreciating the Easter eggs
  • 42:54 - Too soon for a Han movie? Desensitization.
  • 50:08 - Fav Star Wars books?
  • 53:30 - Comedian's perspective on L3-37 vs. K2SO vs. Peli Motto vs. Poe. Dryness, grounded-ness, casualness, improvisation.
  • 59:15 - Crew of Solos?
  • 1:02:01 - The "business" of a scene (in relation to L3 and Qi'ra's private chat).
  • 1:12:15 - Rundown of musical themes and soundtrack titles from these minutes.
  • 1:13:26 - SWMM Questionnaire

Things to Check Out:

Themes:

  • 4. Han & Q'ira
  • 3. Secrets
  • 2. Rebel Fanfare
  • 1. Young Han Solo (Heroic, comp. JW)

Where are we in the soundtrack(s)?:

  • "Lando's Closet" or "Lando's Closet (4M28)"
  • "Trust No One (4M29)"
  • This also shows up in the Shazam test: "Super Extra Deluxe End Credits Suite (7MEC)"

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STAR WARS MUSIC MINUTE QUESTIONNAIRE:

1. In exactly 3 words, what does Star Wars sound like?

  • Home. Excited. Adventure.

2. What's something related to Star Wars music or sound that you want to learn more about?

  • All of it. Everything.

3. What's a score or soundtrack you're fond of besides anything Star Wars?

  • Contact (composed by Alan Silvestri)

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Guest: Crystal Beth

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