18 Popular Songs You Forgot Were Originally Written for Movies
“Fight the Power” by Public Enemy, Do the Right Thing
Spike Lee‘s Do the Right Thing is a great film. It’s improved by the presence of “Fight the Power,” which reinforces the philosophy of defiance that many of the film’s characters possess. Do the Right Thing is a movie about the complex, ever-changing racial relationships.
“Fight the Power” is an anthem of resistance. It’s a reminder that oppression is everywhere, and that power is often wielded by the wrong people. Do the Right Thing is still a powerful, potent movie today. “Fight the Power” is the only song that could do that smart, ambitious movie the justice it deserves.