Going for Gold

Album: Not released on an album (1987)
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  • Years before he became a successful film composer of such movies as The Lion King, the Pirates of the Caribbean series and The Dark Knight trilogy, German composer penned this Europop theme tune for the BBC daytime television game show Going for Gold.

    Going for... GOLD!
    The heat is on, the time is right,
    It's time for you, time for you, to play your game


    "Going for Gold? I'm not ashamed of it!" Zimmer told the Guardian in 2014. "It paid the rent and opened up all sorts of doors. I will admit to it: we all have to have our guilty little somethings!"

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