Songs from Movies

Modern English

Modern English is a rock band best remembered for their iconic 1982 song "I Melt With You" which, despite not reaching the top 40 in either the US or U.K., has appeared in various commercials and movies over the years with a popular music video that became an MTV staple. Exploring post-punk themes of loss, reflection, and devotion, the group faced changing waves of success over the 80s and early 90s, putting four albums into the Billboard 200 chart. Read more on

Modern English has 3 songs that have been featured in movies like Cherish, Getting That Girl, Valley Girl and Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead. What is your favorite song by Modern English?


Songs from Modern English

I Melt with You
Life's Rich Tapestry
I Melt With You 2011

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