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This song was featured at the end of the 2001 movie Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. Some of the verses are in the fictional language Sindarin, which author J.R.R. Tolkien invented for his Lord of the Rings series.
This was nominated for Best Song at the Oscars but lost to Randy Newman's "If I Didn't Have You" from Monster's Inc. (thanks Cindy - Houston, Texas for above 2)
Songs Discussed in Movies
, Reservoir Dogs
, Willy Wonka
. Just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.
Only Madonna, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson and Rihanna have more #1 Dance hits than Kristine.
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.