“I’m at a loss for words”: It’s one of the defining cartoon theme tunes of the ’90s – now Nili Brosh has reimagined the classic X-Men lick fest for X-Men ’97

Nili Brosh
(Image credit: Tim Salaz)

If you’ve already watched the first few episodes of Disney’s recently revived X-Men ‘97 series, you probably caught the electric guitar-heavy theme song – which, it turns out, was recorded with the help of virtuoso Nili Brosh.

As far as franchise themes go, the X-Men opener – originally written for the X-Men: Animated Series by Power Rangers composer Ron Wasserman – is certainly up there, a cult classic tune for comic book, movie and TV show fans alike.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.