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The Songfactor's Choice: Best Soundtracks

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1. I Am The Sea - The Who

2. The Real Me - The Who

3. I'm One - The Who

4. 5.15 - The Who

5. Love Reign O'er Me - The Who

6. Bellboy - The Who

7. I've Had Enough - The Who

8. Helpless Dancer - The Who

9. Doctor Jimmy - The Who

10. Zoot Suit - The High Numbers

11. Hi Heel Sneakers - Cross Section

12. Get Out And Stay Out - The Who

13. Four Faces - The Who

14. Joker James - The Who

15. The Punk And The Godfather - The Who

16. Night Train - James Brown

17. Louie Louie - The Kingsmen

18. Green Onions - Booker T and The MG's

19. Rhythm Of The Rain - The Cascades

20. He's So Fine - The Chiffons

21. Be My Baby - The Ronettes

22. Da Doo Ron Ron - The Crystals

23. I'm The Face - The High Numbers

Quadrophenia tells the story of a young mod, and sparked the mod revival of the late 70s and early 80s. Like all the nice things in the world it came about thanks to Pete Townshend and The Who, and their 1973 rock opera of the same name. This (wonderful and amazing, of course) piece of music was turned into a movie six years later, also with the help of the band, and features some songs that can be found on the original LP, as well as some songs from the early 60s.

Although filmed in 1979, this movie has a distinctive early-60s flair about it, and of course a large part of this is due to the music. Songs like Be My Baby, which is really typical for the time, play a big role in that, and then of course there's all those Who songs which tell the story just as much as the film itself. Even though a lot of songs that were on the original LP have been cut out, there a some new songs, Four Faces, Joker James and Get Out And Stay Out (my personal favourite) which help the story along.

The most significant song in my opinion is The Real Me, which talks about Jimmy's struggle against himself. I think it could have been used in a better scene, but this way you'll get to see both mods and rockers. :P (the clip's in Spanish, unfortunately... just a few lines though)

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Fin! I was beginning to think I was going to have to drag you down here by your ear.... you had a couple of such tailor made (for you) options open to you! :grin: And thanks to Peachy for her nominations. I want to have a movie weekend, and just watch all these great films! :)

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Well, I've never posted before because it always seemed the Posts were too long winded ! I don't know who came up with the idea - Lucky seems to have done most of the work - but CONGRATULATIONS on a fresh approach.

:)

The BIG CHILL (1983)

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Spent 161 weeks in Billboard's Album Charts and went 6 times Platinum in sales.

One of the first Movies to use predominantly 60s R & B songs as the Soundtrack.

1. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye

2. My Girl - The Temptations

3. Good Lovin' - The Rascals

4. Tracks Of My Tears, The - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

5. Joy To The World - Three Dog Night

6. Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations

7. Natural Woman, (You Make Me Feel Like) A - Aretha Franklin

8. I Second That Emotion - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

9. Whiter Shade Of Pale, A - Procol Harum

10. Tell Him - The Exciters

Only ten tracks, but aren't they good ones ???

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Hi Tim ! :)

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There is, of course, a Double CD Music From and Inspired By 'The Big Chill' with 38 great tracks, but that's not the Soundtrack. It was a good Movie too. Was I supposed to review the Movie ? I only saw it once and I really can't remember it very well! I just read about choosing one song and a scene. Anyone remmber what song was playing at the funeral scene ? I'd go for it ! Now I'll have to rent the DVD.

;)

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I think this one should be nominated. I wore keds and rolled up cut offs forever because of this movie:

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1. (I've Had) The Time Of My Life - Jennifer Warnes/Bill Medley

2. Be My Baby - The Ronettes

3. She's Like the Wind - Patrick Swayze

4. Hungry Eyes - Eric Carmen

5. Stay - Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs

6. Yes - Merry Clayton

7. You Don't Own Me - The Blow Monkeys

8. Hey Baby - Bruce Channel

9. Overload - Zappacosta

10. Love Is Strange - Mickey And Sylvia

11. Where Are You Tonight? - Tom Johnston

12. In The Still Of The Night - The Five Satins

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Hi Tim ! :)

..............................................

There is, of course, a Double CD Music From and Inspired By 'The Big Chill' with 38 great tracks, but that's not the Soundtrack. It was a good Movie too. Was I supposed to review the Movie ? I only saw it once and I really can't remember it very well! I just read about choosing one song and a scene. Anyone remmber what song was playing at the funeral scene ? I'd go for it ! Now I'll have to rent the DVD.

;)

Would the song be "You Can't Always Get What You Want?" by the Stones

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That would be the one! I wanted to nominate this soundtrack as well, but didn't because I couldn't highlight that particular song. This is still one of my favorite films and soundtracks ever!! :)

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Hi 55!

I thought that would be it Lucky, I was also thinking"Heard It Through The Grapevine" too...It's been awhile since I've seen that movie...great movie, and great music too...good choice 55!

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Natural Born Killers

This one being a quite controversal film there are exactly two opinions about it: one part sees it as a sadistical orgy of bloody violence - others see it as a brilliant (albeit violent) satire on the media and about the glorification of (some) serial killers

but regardless what you think about the movie in itself - the Soundtrack definitly deserves a nomination.

Compiled/Produced by Trent Reznor, lead of Nine Inch Nails, and while it's been awhile since I saw it, the songs are just perfect to recreate the eerie feeling of the film, and one review I just ready goes so far to claim "In fact, Reznor managed to convey the insanity of the movie's lead characters much more effectively than Oliver Stone (director) did with the film itself.", if you take a look at the track list you might already know what he means ;)

(note: I'm not posting any scenes from the movie itself - if you're interested, there are quite a few music videos directly from the movie on youtube :))

Track listing

1. Leonard Cohen — "Waiting For The Miracle" (Edit)

2. L7 — "Shitlist"

3. Dan Zanes — "Moon Over Greene County" (Edit)

4. Patti Smith — "Rock 'N' Roll *******" (Flood Remix)

5. Cowboy Junkies — "Sweet Jane" (Edit) (brilliant cover btw)

6. Bob Dylan — "You Belong To Me"

7. Duane Eddy — "The Trembler" (Edit)

8. Nine Inch Nails — "Burn"

9. BB Tone Brian Berdan — "Route 666" [smaller]featuring Robert Downey Jr.[/smaller]

10. "Totally Hot" [smaller]contains an edit of Remmy Ongala And Orchestre Super Matimila — "Kipenda Roho"[/smaller]

11. Patsy Cline — "Back In Baby's Arms"

12. Peter Gabriel And Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan — "Taboo" (Edit)

13. "Sex Is Violent" [smaller]contains excerpts of Jane's Addiction — "Ted Just Admit It" and Diamanda Galás — "I Put A Spell On You"[/smaller]

14. A.O.S. — "History (Repeats Itself)" (Edit)

15. Nine Inch Nails — "Something I Can Never Have" (Edited And Extended)

16. Russel Means — "I Will Take You Home"

17. The Hollywood Persuaders — "Drums A Go-Go" (Edit)

18. "Hungry Ants" [smaller]contains excerpts of Barry Adamson — "Checkpoint Charlie" and "Violation Of Expectation"[/smaller]

19. Dr. Dre — "The Day The Niggaz Took Over"

20. Juliette Lewis — "Born Bad"

21. Sergio Cervetti — "Fall Of The Rebel Angels" (Edit)

22. Lard — "Forkboy"

23. "Batonga In Batongaville" [smaller]contains excerpts of The Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra — "A Night On Bare Mountain"[/smaller]

24. Nine Inch Nails — "A Warm Place" (Edit)

25. "Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar" [smaller]contains excerpts of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party — "Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar" and Diamanda Galás — "Judgement Day"[/smaller]

26. Leonard Cohen — "The Future" (Edit)

27. Tha Dogg Pound — "What Would U Do?"

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Well, I've never posted before because it always seemed the Posts were too long winded ! I don't know who came up with the idea - Lucky seems to have done most of the work - but CONGRATULATIONS on a fresh approach.

Darryl, we're happy you joined us! ALL of us thank you very much! And please don't blame all this on me! Carl, Elvy, Martin and I have all had our heads together trying to figure this out. We hope that many people who may not have nominated before will join us.

Now, you want to know a secret? I didn't do most of the work. The work invloved making the opening post, and making it understandable. The other 2 members of the team were just too chicken! :grin:

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1. Intro (Feel The Heat) - John C. Reilly & Mark Wahlberg

2. Best Of My Love - The Emotions

3. Jungle Fever - Chakachas

4. Brand New Key - Melanie

5. Spill The Wine - Eric Burdon & WAR

6. Got To Give It Up (Part 1) - Marvin Gaye

7. Machine Gun - The Commodores

8. Magnet & Steel - Walter Egan

9. Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden And Whitehead

10. Sister Christian - Night Ranger

11. Livin' Thing - ELO

12. God Only Knows - The Beach Boys

13. The Big Top (Theme From 'Boogie Nights') - Michael Penn & Patrick Warren

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Big Congratulations to Dear Elvy (you'll have nearly as many children as me soon - not that I've actually had them), and Martin and Lucky on reviving this Thread + anyone else who was/is involved.

:coolio:

My local Video/DVD Library didn't have 'The Big Chill' when I tried yesterday (Cheap Chuesday) so I'll try another one later in the week. Then I'll work out which one of the soundtrack songs part of the Movie I relate to most. I haven't seen it for over 20 years.

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This is why I like this soundtrack.

Boogie nights is a great film about the sleazy, everything goes era of the 1970's Porn industry in California. It's a great ensemble cast with Mark Wahlberg (Dirk Diggler), Burt Reynolds, John C. Reilly, Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle, Heather Graham, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy and Alfred Molina.

I like the pool party scene where the characters are just having a good time. In the background you hear Spill The Wine by Eric Burdon and War. It's a great song for that scene. I also like in the drug deal that went terribly wrong. With Alfred Molina as the crazed drug dealer, and he's singing Sister Christian which is playing from his hand made "awesome" song tape.

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We're planning to start the voting very soon (in the next few days), so if you couldn't think of a great movie with an even greater music yet, here's your last chance ;) :grin:

Nominate NOW! :thumbsup:

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