Song of the Day #3,497: ‘Don’t You Forget About Me (Live)’ – Simple Minds

[Guest blogger Madison continues her look at the best use of music in 2017 television shows]

What does a show about female wrestlers and a show about intense female oppression have in common? Stellar jams!

Hulu’s original show, The Handmaid’s Tale was adapted from Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. Elisabeth Moss stars as Offred in an astounding performance which has been duly showered with accolades and awards. Her sardonic voice-overs bring an odd levity to a truly grim dystopian future where women have been stripped of their humanity after fertility becomes the most sought after commodity in America.

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