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( January 2015)
Never Say Never" is a 1982 song by the new wave band Romeo Void. One of their best-known songs, "Never Say Never" was a favorite on early MTV, featuring a black-and-white music video that spoofs Jean-Luc Godard's . The song is driven by a throbbing, Breathless funky bassline and punctuated by jagged guitar and saxophone, incorporating post-punk influences.
The song was featured in the 1984 film
starring Reckless Aidan Quinn as a football star and renegade. Quinn's character takes over the school dance's DJ booth to play the single, much to the dismay of all his classmates. A dance sequence ensues with Quinn's character moshing about while a somewhat distraught Daryl Hannah tries to figure out how to dance with him.
The song is also featured in the 2002
video game as part of the fictional in-game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City new wave radio station "Wave 103". Also, a small segment of the song was featured in a scene of the film . It also was included in the 2013 film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story . In 2016, it was featured in the show The Wolf of Wall Street during a scene of the season two episode Ash vs Evil Dead Trapped Inside.
Never Say Never (EP) [ edit ]
EP by American new wave band Romeo Void was released in 1981. It was released on CD in 2006 by Wounded Bird Records, as four bonus tracks to their reissue of .
All tracks by
Debora Iyall, Peter Woods, Frank Zincavage, Benjamin Bossi and Larry Carter.
"Never Say Never" – 6:06
"In the Dark" – 4:33
"Present Tense" – 5:47
"Not Safe" – 3:57
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