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Format: CD
Sku: 61011279
UPC: 014431702921
UPC 14: 00014431702921
Release Date: 6/29/2004
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Magic Man
2. Hello It's Me
3. Everything You've Done Wrong
4. Ce Matin La
5. Air That I Breathe, The
6. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
7. Alone Again (Naturally)
8. I'm Not in Love
9. Dream Goes on Forever, A
10. Crazy on You
11. Playground Love
12. Come Sail Away

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Sofia Coppola's adaptation of Jeffery Eugenides's novel THE VIRGIN SUICIDES uses music to heighten its ghostly, evocative atmosphere. This disc should not be confused with the one featuring the original score by Air (though that music is key to the ambience of the film as well). Instead, this set--subtitled MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE--contains mostly pop and rock songs from the mid-1970s (the time period of THE VIRGIN SUICIDES), and each feels chosen carefully for its nostalgic value, mood, and appropriateness to the imagery of the film.
Muze PNote Heart's "Magic Man," for example, (in addition to introducing the character of Trip Fontaine), seems to encapsulate the sexual tension of the film, and the expansive Hollies track "The Air That I Breathe" recalls the possibility and tragedy explored in the story. Likewise, Al Green's "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?" (written by the brothers Gibb) and 10CC's terribly sad "I'm Not In Love" reinforce the movie's wistful pathos. The only two cuts not from the '70s are by Air, though the band's breezy electronica fits in very well with the rest of the album.

Associated Artists and Works

California Dreams
Original Soundtrack

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 06/29/2004
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2000
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 7029
Music Label Name Label : Emperor Norton
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00014431702921

Professional Reviews

Entertainment Weekly (10/12/01, p.44)
- Ranked #93 in EW's "100 Best Movie Soundtracks"

Q (9/00, p.116)
- 3 stars out of 5 - "...Soundtracked by the soft-rock giants of the ['70s] era....the satin bomber-jacketed likes of Heart, 10cc and Styx divide most of the spoils..."

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