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    Shaun Of The Dead Soundtrack


    180 Gram Clear Red Vinyl Re-Press


    While aware that they were working on a comedy, composers Daniel Mudford & Pete Woodhead wanted to make a score that was deadly serious and let the comedy do its own thing. "We wanted to "play a straight bat," as the English say, and treat the film as though it was a sincere and genuinely terrifying scenario." says Mudford. In doing so, they crafted a score that fits in perfectly along side the great horror scores that inspired it.


    Pete & Dan's band, 'The Sons Of Silence,' was previously featured in Edgar Wright's television show Spaced before it became part of the behind the scenes soundtrack to the writing, and casting portions of production of the film. "Indeed, many of the doomier, dubbier tracks of from The Sons of Silence would blend in perfectly with my playlist, made up of John Carpenter scores, Goblin rock outs and library tracks from Dawn of The Dead. So even before Dan and Pete were definitely scoring the movie, they were already scoring the movie." Says Edgar.

    1. (I love your) Pub Action
    2. Unreality
    3. Snakehips
    4. Cornetto Quest
    5. Susie's Bus Ride to Hell
    6. The Z Word / There's a Girl in the Garden
    7. Combat Studs
    8. The Shower & The Coming Apocalypse
    9. Fizzy Legs
    10. Garden Running
    11. Walking With The Dead
    12. Blood in Three Flavours
    13. BeZieged
    14. Burn Down The Sun
    15. Envy the Dead
    16. Pint Of No Return
    17. Ready...
    18. ...steady...
    19. Heads Together
    20. Final Act
    21. Normality
    Daniel Mudford & Pete Woodhead
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Soundtrack Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Soundtrack Quick View

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    Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Soundtrack

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    The soundtracks to movies adapted from comic books are often marketing free-for-alls; promoting bands takes precedence over choosing songs that make sense for the film. However, nothing could be further from the truth for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World's music. Since so much of the comic revolves around the bands that the characters play in, the film was already somewhat protected from having a bunch of random songs crammed into its soundtrack, but the film's creative team ensured that the music was done right. Director Edgar Wright's other films (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, etc.) boast soundtracks that brim with personality onscreen and play more like mixtapes than albums in their own right; that feeling continues here with picks like Beachwood Sparks' By Your Side, T. Rex's Teenage Dream, and Frank Black's I Heard Ramona Sing.


    The musicians who bring the comic's bands to life are just as cleverly chosen. Beck revisited his slacker-punk roots with the songs he wrote for Scott's band Sex Bob-Omb; though they're performed by Michael Cera and the other actors in the film, Threshold, Summertime, and Garbage Truck still have Beck's gloriously messy early-`90s vibe to them. Later, he contributes Ramona, a dreamy ballad that sounds more like his 2000s work. Meanwhile, Broken Social Scene are Crash and the Boys, the rival band whose I'm So Sad, So Very Very Sad lasts a whopping five seconds. Every part of the soundtrack shows how much care went into it, from choosing artists like Broken Social Scene and Metric to nod to the story's Canadian setting, to the 8-bit version of Threshold that reflects Pilgrim's immersion in video games. The sweetest detail may be the song that started it all: Scott Pilgrim, by the Canadian all-female band Plumtree from their 1997 album Predicts the Future, holds within it all the breathless true love and crunchy guitar goodness that sparked the comic.


    Somehow, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World's music remains true not just to the comic, but to the work of everyone involved in the story at every stage, with plenty of fun and heart to boot. ~ Heather PharesEntertainment Weekly (p.75) - 'Garbage Truck' is the keeper, with a fuzz-punk groove that's no laughing matter.

    1. We Are Sex Bob-Omb - Sex Bomb-Omb
    2. Scott Pilgrim - Plumtree
    3. I Heard Ramona Sing - Frank Black
    4. By Your Side - Beachwood Sparks
    5. O Katrina! - Black Lips
    6. I'm so Sad, so Very, Very, Sad - Crash and the Boys
    7. We Hate You Please Die - Crash and the Boys
    8. Garbage Truck - Sex Bomb-Omb
    9. Teenage Dream - T. Rex
    10. Sleazy Bed Track - The Bluetones
    11. It's Getting Boring by the Sea - Blood Red Shoes
    12. Black Sheep - Metric
    13. Threshold - Sex Bomb-Omb
    14. Anthems for a Seventeen Year Old Girl - Broken Social Scene
    15. Under My Thumb - The Rolling Stones
    16. Ramona [Acoustic Version] - Beck
    17. Ramona - Beck
    18. Summertime - Sex Bomb-Omb
    19. Threshold (8-Bit) - Brian Lebarton
    Various Artists
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