Topic: theme songs

Zooey Deschanel’s Full Theme Song For ‘New Girl’ Not Great, Still Better Than ‘New Girl’

Zooey Deschanel's Full Theme Song For 'New Girl' Not Great, Still Better Than 'New Girl'

Even those who hate Zooey Deschanel‘s cloyingly “adorkable” onscreen persona must admit she’s a decent songwriter. She and Him, her band with M Ward, has put out consistently solid retro tinged pop records, proving her the exception to the rule that actors shouldn’t dabble in musical vanity projects. Which was why I was sort of interested to hear the full version of the theme song she wrote for New Girl, currently streaming over at Vulture. Could it be that something redeemable had come out of that painfully un-funny excuse for a sitcom? More »