Every year there are always new musical groups that come to colour the diversity in the music industry. Not a few whose presence immediately received the enthusiasm of the public so that their popularity grew rapidly in all corners of the world.
The number one song on all charts, album sales are selling well, and a series of world tours have been held to fulfil the wishes of fans around the world who are waiting for its release. His presence really gives a lot of influence even outside of the music industry. Who do you think Let’s keep scrolling down!
1. The Beatles
The group formed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr is considered the most influential group of all time. This British group emerged as a phenomenon and developed as a new culture in the 60s because they revolutionized many aspects of the music industry and were often publicized as the leader of the youth and socio-cultural movements of that time.
Their popularity goes hand in hand with the achievements they have achieved to finally achieve the title of the best-selling musical group of all time, one of which is the total album sales of up to 600 million copies worldwide. The Beatles are the best-selling brand in the United States, with certified sales of 183 million copies. And of course, various other legendary coronations that are recognized by the world.
All Beatles related merchandise always sells well. The Beatles have also inspired many other musicians to start their careers. Even though it has been disbanded for decades and only member Paul McCartney remains, we can still feel the everlasting popularity of The Beatles.
This British rock band was formed in 1970. The group consisting of vocalist Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, bassist John Deacon and drummer Roger Taylor formed Queen, which was then known in various corners of the world. The band became popular in the community due to their hit songs, live performances, originality, and stage performances.
Many of Queen’s hits remain very familiar to our ears as if they were timeless, such as “We Will Rock You”, “We Are The Champion” and “Bohemian Rhapsody”. “Bohemian Rhapsody” was one of the singles from the album A Night at the Opera, which later became a symbolic song for Queen and is still famous today.
Queen also currently exists with four staff members and some time ago went on tour with Adam Lambert, who took over from the late Freddie Mercury as a vocalist.
3. Stray Boys
The boy band from Orlando, Florida formed in 1993 with the lineup of Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson. Since their presence in the music industry, the Backstreet Boys have anaesthetized millions of young people around the world with pop, Eurodance and pop-rock concepts.
A total of 10 albums and dozens of hit singles have been released throughout the Backstreet Boys’ 27-year career. One of them was “I Want it That Way” which was released in 1999 and became a huge hit all over the world. The song managed to reach the top positions on many charts in many countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, New Zealand, and Asia.
Kita sebegai pemuda Indonesia generasi modern, harus bisa mempertahankan bahkan meneruskan semangat segala hal yang tertuang ke dalam janji yang merupakan salah satu tonggak utama dalam sejarah pergerakan kemerdekaan Indonesia. Ada banyak kegiatan yang bisa dilakukan untuk merayakan Sumpah Pemuda. Salah satu cara sederhana ialah dengan menonton film-film perjuangan anak silent Indonesia. Berikut rekomendasi film dari kumparan untuk disaksikan di hari Sumpah Pemuda ini.
Give was released in 2005 and directed by Riri Riza. This film stars Nicholas Saputra, Wulan Guritno and Jonathan Mulia.
Give tells the story of Soe Hok Gie, an Indonesian University student known as a protester and nature lover. The Citra Award-winning film depicts Soe Hok Gie’s adventures in achieving his goal of overthrowing the Soekarno regime, as well as the changes in his life after achieving that goal.
2. 3 heroines
This film is inspired by the true stories of three archery athletes who made Indonesia proud at the 1988 Seoul Olympics: Nurfitriyana (Bunga Citra Lestari), Lilies (Chelsea Islan), and Kusuma (Tara Basro).
In addition to forging themselves into various physical exercises, the three of them also have their own challenges in life. The way they conquer all the challenges to continue advancing to the Olympic Games can be used as an example of enthusiasm for today’s youth.
3. Eastern Light: Beta Maluku
Based on a true story, Film Cahaya Dari Timur: Beta Maluku from the beginning made the decision to present a picture of the true condition-based the story. This football-themed film was released in 2014 and won the Best Film award at the 2014 Indonesian Film Festival.
This film tells the story of Sani Tawainella (Chicco Jericho) who wants to save the children of her village from the religious conflict that occurred in Ambon through soccer. Amid the difficulties of life and her choice between her family and her soccer team, Sani is assigned to lead her team to represent Maluku in the national championship. However, her decision to mix children of different religions on one team was divisive.
The story of Sani’s spirit can be used as an illustration of the enthusiasm of young Indonesians to wake up and make their hometown proud, by continuing to believe that they have potential and can achieve their dreams.
4. Rudy Habibie
This prequel film, it tells the story of Rudy (young B.J. Habibie) while studying in Germany, who then meets Ilona Ianovska, a girl from Poland whom he loved during his college days, long before finally marrying Ainun when Habibie had finished his studies. he studied and returned to Indonesia. There is also a story of a spice love triangle involving a noble girl from Solo, named Ayu. And a challenge for Rudy to answer the call of the newly independent Indonesia, which needs a young, creative and never-give-up genius like him.
The story of Habibie’s youth, which was full of enthusiasm, principles in pursuit of ideals, and perseverance to keep learning, is very exemplary for the younger generation, therefore, this film is very suitable for viewing, especially in the midst of the commemoration of the Youth Oath.
5. Sokola Jungle
Sokola Rimba is an Indonesian drama film released on November 21, 2013. This film stars Prisia Nasution and Nyungsang Bungo. Butet Manurung (Prisia Nasution) has found the life she wants. After almost three years working at a conservation agency in the Jambi area, Butet decided to teach reading, writing and counting to the children of the Orang Rimba community, who live at Orang Rimba upstream of the Makekal River in the Twelve Hills Forest.
But is said to be a worker for Wanaraya, a conservation organization that provides alternative education to children in the jungle. Unexpectedly, Butet’s wanderings in the middle of the jungle became more than just an obligation. He even became a ‘servant’ to hundreds of jungle children.
That is a list of recommended movies to commemorate Youth Engagement Day to be celebrated on October 28, 2020, as we continue to learn and remember the history of Youth Engagement, we hope that through these movies the spirit of youth Indonesian youth can also take root in us.