Ray Parker Jr. isn’t exactly thrilled with the new Ghostbusters theme

The man behind the 1984 original gives his two cents.

- Jul 11, 2016

It seems like a lot of people aren't into the new Ghostbusters theme song. The 2016 version, remade by Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliot, didn't exactly do the original justice. In fact, the terrible song probably turned a lot of people away from the film. We couldn't help but wonder, why would Ghostbusters choose to call up Pete Wentz when they could've reached out to any of these other artists?

Fall Out Boy - Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid) (Audio) ft. Missy Elliott

Apparently we weren't the only ones who were disappointed. In a recent interview with Inside Edition, Ray Parker Jr., the man behind the original 1984 Ghostbusters theme, stated that he was never approached by anybody to talk about the remake. “I wish they had called me to maybe work with some of the younger guys and help them get a direction,” he said.

When asked whether he likes the new song or not, he responded simply by saying that it was "interesting." Yeah... interesting. "I’m just gonna say maybe I’m an old guy now and I like it the old way," he added. Safe to say he's probably not jamming out to the new version on his free time.

You can watch the full interview below.

Composer Of Original 'Ghostbusters' Wishes He Had Input In New Movie Theme Song

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