Whenever I hear Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes I can’t help but think of John Constantine throughout the entire piece. Do you associate any songs with any DC characters?
Rob Zombie’s Dragula is remniscent of Lobo. It comes to mind when I see montages of him being The Main Man in various books.
(I Just) Died in Your Arms by Cutting Crew reminds me of Superman dying in Lois’s arms.
Creature Lives by Mastodon always made me think of the Swamp Thing.
Brann Dailor even wrote the Red Death for the Dark Nights Metal soundtrack.
Long Cool Woman In a Black Dress by The Hollies always makes me think of Selina. There’s even a line “I saw her headin’ to the table, well, a tall walking big black cat…”
Also Gogol Bordello’s Start Wearing Purple (though noted by others) DEFINITELY sounds like theme for the Joker. The chorus includes the line “Well your sanity and wits they will all vanish, I promise. It’s just a matter of time!”
I have a playlist I created long ago with a song for nearly every DC villain (more than just Batman rogues) and now I feel the need to pull it up again!
Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift makes me think of Harley Quinn.
CCR’s Born on the Bayou for Swamp Thing
Idk why but cold as ice by foreigner makes me think of damian
Bound to the Floor by Local H reminds of Jason, as if it’s from Jason’s perspective thinking about Bruce
The Joker, New Years Day reminds me of Harley Quinn along with Voices In My Head, NerdOut which I heard before I knew it was about her. Lmao
Kill Everyone, Hollywood Undead reminds me of Joker and Red Hood
And idk why Bodies, Drowning Pool reminds me of Batman lmfao
Was “The Joker” on their epidemic ep?
“Riot Rhythm” by Sleigh Bells for Harley Quinn
System of a Down- Aerials whenever there’s a space battle in New Gods or TNTT
Our Lady Peace-Superman’s dead in BvS, Death of Superman etc.
The Escape Club-Wild, Wild West # 80’s teenager. For Jonah Hex.
Superman, by Boyce avenue
Quiet Riot-Cum On Feel the Noize for Black Canary & Silver Banshee.
David Bowie-Changes for Metamorpho.
John Cougar Mellencamp- Cuts like a knife for Katana
Sublime-Badfish for Aquaman
Spin Doctors-Two Princes for Brion (geo-force) & Gregor Markov
Poison Ivy- The Coasters for Poison Ivy of course
Ted Nugent- Cat Scratch Fever for Catwoman
Peter Gabriel- Big Time for elasti-girl & Giganta
Paula Abdul-Opposites Atrract for Dr. Polaris
Def Lepard- Animal for Vixen, B’wana Beast & Animal Man
Styx-Mr. Roboto for Cyborg
Smokey Robinson-Tears of a Clown for Joker
Kiss-Shock Me for Electrocutioner, Static Shock & Black Lightning
Ratt-Round & Round for Captain Boomerang
Hole-Doll Parts for Dollmaker
Billy Squier-Lonely is the Night for Batman & The Shade
Led Zeppelin-Black Dog for Wildcat & Wild Dog
Lira Ford-Kiss Me Deadly for Poison Ivy
Adam Strange- Rocket Man by Elton John
Lobo- Highway to Hell by AC/DC
Red Hood- Breaking the Law by Judas Priest
Power Girl- Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen
Damien Wayne- Bad to the Bone by George Thorogood
Justice League- Come Together by the Beatles
Ambush Bug- Ballroom Blitz
Zatanna- Abracadabra by the Steve Miller Band
Professor Zoom/Reverse Flash- Death on Two Legs by Queen
Neron- Satan Is My Motor by Cake
Poison Ivy- Scandalous by Prince
The Rogues- Take the Money and Run by the Steve Miller Band
Catwoman- Brick House by Commodores
Starman- Starman by David Bowie
Plastic Man- Plastic People by Frank Zappa
Booster Gold/Blue Beetle- Blitzkrieg Bop by the Ramones
Morpheus- Mr. Sandman by the Chordettes
Green Arrow- Fight the Power by Public Enemy
The Joker- Partyman by Prince
Harley Quinn- March of the Swivel Heads by The English Beat
Tim Drake- All Star by Smash Mouth
Jay Garrick/Alan Scott (pre new 52)-Blowin’ in the Wind by Bob Dylan
Conner Kent- My Generation by The Who
Batman- Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Mr Freeze- Cold As Ice by Foreigner
Nightwing- Street Fighting Man
Batman- Batdance by Prince or Psycho Killer by the Talking Heads
Superman- Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
Batman - Bat out of Hell by Meatloaf
The Joker - Stuck in the Middle with You by Stealers Wheel (specifically the line “Jokers to the left of me, clowns to the right” for obvious reasons)
Superman - Sunshine Superman by Donovan
The Flash - Life in the Fast Lane by the Eagles
Catwoman - The Year of the Cat by Al Stewart
Captain Atom/Major Force/The Human Bomb (also Nitro if we’re counting Marvel characters) - TNT by AC/DC
Fire/Firestorm/Firefly/Heatwave/any-other-fire-themed-character - Light My Fire by the Doors
Mr. Miracle - Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees or I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
Captain Marvel (Also Thor and Storm, but not Marvel’s Captain Marvel) - Thunderstruck by AC/DC
Probably because of it being used for a trailer for Arkham City, but Short Change Hero by The Heavy is a fit for Batman and Gotham in general.
Also, Angel by Massive Attack is a perfect fit for Selina Kyle.