We are all familiar with Friends , the hit sitcom that aired for a whopping 10 seasons episodes from We also all know every lyric to the famous theme song, "I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts, and can't help but sing along every single time forget about the skip button. Friends was known for its original, ever-changing intro that still managed to maintain the theme's integrity and the ever-so-popular fountain scene and orange couch at the end. Here are 10 facts about the Friends theme song and intro that you probably didn't know.
By Maane Khatchatourian. News Editor, Variety. He shared the video publicly on Facebook and Instagram on May 28, and following positive reception, plans on performing it live on a still-to-be-determined social media platform soon. The idea is to hold minute concerts with original material and covers as a fundraising effort. He will match donations dollar for dollar, and distribute them to charities helping those affected financially by the pandemic and causes that help racial healing. And then also as a musician, not being able to perform live for people. I felt I wanted to reach out. I wanted to express myself and offer something that could serve as some comfort, some solace of some kind. When they discovered The Rembrandts — Danny Wilde and Phil Solem — after a long search, they knew they had found the right match. The four now-iconic hand claps.
The Rembrandts' "I'll Be There for You" is easily one of the most popular television theme songs of all time. Friends executive producer Kevin S. He was in the market for a melody similar to that of R. He was a fan of The Rembrandts from other records that we had made, so he called our manager. Our manager called us on Monday and we said, 'Sure, we'll try it out. We'll see what happens. As the bandmates recalled, that following Thursday in mid-September , they sat down with Michael Skloff, the Friends theme song composer and also Kaufman's husband, and Allee Willis, the brains behind the lyrics.
The Rembrandts Lyrics. So no one told you life was gonna be this way Your job's a joke, you're broke, your love life's D. It's like you're always stuck in second gear When it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year, but I'll be there for you When the rain starts to pour I'll be there for you Like I've been there before I'll be there for you 'Cause you're there for me too You're still in bed at ten and work began at eight You've burned your breakfast, so far things are going great Your mother warned you there'd be days like these But she didn't tell you when the world has brought you down to your knees that I'll be there for you When the rain starts to pour I'll be there for you Like I've been there before I'll be there for you 'Cause you're there for me too No one could ever know me No one could ever see me Seems you're the only one who knows what it's like to be me Someone to face the day with, make it through all the rest with Someone I'll always laugh with Even at my worst, I'm best with you, yeah! It's like you're always stuck in second gear When it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year I'll be there for you When the rain starts to pour I'll be there for you Like I've been there before I'll be there for you 'Cause you're there for me too I'll be there for you I'll be there for you I'll be there for you 'Cause you're there for me too. Submit Corrections. The song was also released as the first single from the third studio album. The original theme to the sitcom, which is under one minute long, was re-recorded as a three-minute song. After Nashville program director Charlie Quinn looped the original short version into a full-length track and broadcast it on radio, it became so popular that they had to re-record it. There was no way to get out of it.