When you’re in the midst of the next crisis, imagine that a movie soundtrack is playing while you deal with the incident. What songs would be playing? Members of the Crisis Communications LinkedIn group came up with a clever list of more than 30 songs. Here are the top 15 songs from that list.
Who knows—play some of these songs in your crisis command center and you might elicit much-needed smiles in the midst of a serious situation.
- Help – The Beatles
- End of the World as We Know It – REM
- Pressure – Billy Joel
- We Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who
- Get the Fire Brigade – The Move
- Under Pressure – Queen/David Bowie
- 999 Emergency – Motorhead
- Bad Moon Rising – Credence Clearwater Revival
- God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
- We Didn’t Start the Fire – Billy Joel
- Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd
- The Final Countdown – Europe
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Ennio Morricone
- Until the End of the World – U2
- Eve of Destruction – Barry McGuire
Are there other songs that would make for a good crisis management soundtrack?