Strange Love

Album: Frankenweenie (2012)
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  • Karen O wrote this song for the soundtrack of Tim Burton's 2012 animated remake of his movie, Frankenweenie. The song is played over the film's closing credits. Speaking about the track, the Yeah Yeah Yeah's frontwoman said: "Tim wanted an unconventional unconditional-love song. My music inspiration came out of the same era of B-movie fright film references sprinkled throughout the film." She added: "I went in the direction of exotica and calypso stylistically because it's quirky, good vibes music of that era and when you throw in a theremin solo it's a marriage made in heaven. We ended up with a love song for the end of the film to the film!"
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  • Gregg Lo from Liverpool, United KingdomThis song is nearly a cover of Paul McCartney & The Wings' song "Love is Strange" in both words and especially melody, "ye-ah, yah" (or rather "oh-oh-oh"). It appears that Karen O made the title "Strange Love" to hide the similarity to The Wing's song. The main refrain is "Love is Strange", no big surprise that she didn't title the song "Love is Strange".
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