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Theme From Mission: Impossible

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Theme From Mission: Impossible

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Producers:
Island, Mother
genre:
Soundtracks

We gave it a C-

Given the movie’s mega-dollar marketing plan, it’s not surprising that U2’s rhythm section could be enticed to rework Lalo Schifrin’s geek-anthem original. What is surprising is that Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton’s considerable talents could produce a cover so inert and banal. The dance-friendly beat will undoubtedly keep ”Theme From Mission: Impossible” on the charts, but in no way is this pointless remake better than the real thing. C-