Some Actual Reasons Why The Star Wars Theme Is So Good

Star Wars’ opening theme is about as memorable as it gets, but have you ever wondered why, exactly, that is? There are a few reasons, which Dan Golding (who has written about Star Wars and music before) explains in this short video for the ABC.

Turns out you might be missing the old 20th Century Fox fanfare for a reason...

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.