The marketing for “X-Men: First Class” seems to read like “A Tale of Two Cities”–“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. The posters have been slightly worrying to some, while the trailers have been reassuring to others. Well, here’s one more thing for the “slightly worrying” tone of the narrative. According to CinemaBlend via multiple sources, British boy band Take That will provide their upcoming single, “Love Love”, as music for the film. The single will be released as a tie-in to the film June 1.
If we’re going with British boy bands, why not use The Beatles? They are 1) a British boy band and 2) appropriate for the time period of the film–the 1960s. The film could’ve even used Herman’s Hermits, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, The Zombies, etc. Of course, I’m not saying Take That sounds awful; they sound very good, actually. But unless “Love Love” sounds like a ’60s love fest, then it’ll be really weird if the song is used in the film. Perhaps it’ll only be used at the end credits, which is a different story altogether, because you can use any genre in the end credits pretty much.
But, according to the article, director Matthew Vaughn has worked with the group before, using their music in his film “Stardust”.
In any case, this is going to make the film very interesting. What do you think about this news? How do you think it will make your film-viewing experience? Sound off in the comments section below.