New Doctor Who theme alterations for the 12th Doctor revealed.
This is why I gave up on this show. I used to sit down on the bed and watch the old Doctor Who on T.V. with little brother and sister and my Mum. We used to absolutely love it. When the new Doctors showed up, still good! Really good. Then things started getting ridiculously mental and childish and stupid a little while after 11 showed up (don’t get me wrong, he’s a brilliant actor, and I don’t blame him for anything), and now the show had just fucking gone downhill. Please don’t tell me this is actual music for the new Doctor. Please just tell me it’s not. Jesus fucking Christ this show has been butchered.
human life is incredible
I hate the excessive need to “modernize” everything in TV. It’s like, this wouldn’t be so bad if they actually made it still feel sci-fi, but now it’s this weird new-age bullshit, like they’re trying too hard to be “progressive”. I know I’m making a big deal out of a THEME SONG maybe, but thing is, they’ll probably end up carrying this ideology into the series itself. Where the fuck are things going.
it keeps happening
Sometimes, I fucking hate Steven Moffat for what he’s done to Doctor Who. Look, I know I’m fairly new to the show-having only come in during Matt Smith’s first season, but I went back and watched every episode of the old series and Moffat has just completely altered the tone. He’s trying to make it his own creation, which is fucking despica
ble, to mess with something as perfect as Doctor Who. I know it’s just a theme song, and I know the difference isn’t that drastic, but it fucking sickens me sometimes.
never forget my legacy
Nah I think the people disagreeing with this move are right, like, this is a really weird and unnecessary departure from the iconic theme, and sure it matches the new mood of the show really well, so I can see were the owners of the show are coming from with the change, but honestly sometimes you have to accept that nostalgia actually matters, and even if you’re taking the show in a different direction Doctor Who is not Doctor Who without the Doctor Who *theme*, I mean it founded electronic music for gods sake! The only thing I would say about this one is it sounds a little dated like it’s a MIDI file but then again so does the very first Doctor Who theme so I imagine after one season or so with Capaldi as 12 (which I’m really looking forward to!) they will do a cooler remix of it like they did with the original theme, and once it’s been around for a while I think people will have got used to it and they’ll like it alot more.
If you’re like me and you read all the notes before actually listening it’s a million times funnier
Read the passionate comments first THEN listen to the new Doctor Who theme they’re discussing.
You know what guys, I’ve been a Who fan for YEARS even before Eccelston jumped on board with Russel T. Davies. The thing is the new theme is exactly what a new show needed. I mean this show is about something, it’s not a show about nothing.
Now I’m not saying that the Tardis should have it’s radio presets to Christian Rock, but a change is good every once in a while.
If you don’t like the change you’re viewing it the wrong way. You think for years that you’ve been eating muffin tops the whole time, but you’ve been eating the whole muffin! This change is just the muffin top. Which is monumentally better.
I mean if every any other show changed their theme, it would be a one in a million shot, ONE IN A MILLION. The chances of it being successful afterward are pretty dim.
In this day and age of mass media consumption where people can get their KFC or Kenny Roger’s Chicken at a click of a mouse. It’s nice to see production teams putting in the time and effort that it really takes to make a good song.
Now the “theremin effect” (the long screeching was actually caused by stretching and cutting physical tapes) has obviously experienced some shrinkage here, and that’s why I can understand the detractors.
But give it a chance, Doctor Who is all about change and this music embodies that spirit. Here’s to feeling good all the time!