Skip to content

Great Movie Soundtracks

May 25, 2009

AFTER coming home from watching Awaydays at FACT on Saturday I rather enthusiastically decreed that the film has the best soundtrack of all time.
True, it has some brilliant classics (Joy Division) and some highly desirable rarities (Cure outtake, pre-Midge Ultravox) however on second thoughts caling it the greatest of all time may be overstating the case somewhat.
But what are the best movie soundtracks of all time?
Here’s 10 to be getting on with.
Trainspotting
24 Hour Party People
Grosse Point Blank
La Haine French was the language really invented for rap, or perhaps, vice versa
Do The Right Thing bit dated New Jack Swingy, apart from PE
The Harder They Come
Superfly Curtis, who else?
Shaft Isaac, who else?
This is Spinal Tap
Football Factory (shocking version of one of a great trilogy of books)

Advertisements
7 Comments leave one →
  1. May 26, 2009 12:02 am

    Life Aquatic – Bowie classics get a hilarious Brazilian wax.Babel – no new wave classics (tho David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto stylish pop in), just great atmospherics and pounding ‘lectronica.

  2. May 26, 2009 12:10 am

    Natural Born Killers, The best thing Trent Resnor has ever done, Sweet Jane by Cowboy Junkies, Waiting for the Miracle by Leonard Cohen and NWA on same soundtrack, its brilliant and makes me watch the quite frankly average film over and over again

  3. May 26, 2009 12:12 am

    If we’re talking scores though I’d go with either Nick Cave’s Assasination of Jesse James or that bloke from Radiohead’s there will be blood

  4. May 26, 2009 12:13 pm

    8 mile – Lose yourself is one of my favourite tunes of all time and the whole album is class

  5. May 26, 2009 2:12 pm

    The Life Aquatic – what a shout that is from Wonju

  6. June 4, 2009 6:18 pm

    Donnie Darko. The Church and THe Bunnymen in the same movie? Come on!

  7. September 15, 2010 6:38 pm

    500 days of summer, control & yeah awaydays and 24 hour party people

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

wholehoggblog

@wholehogg

breakingoutofthetemplesofculture.wordpress.com/

Arts, Health and Wellbeing in the Community

Culture, Space, Technology: A Platial Journal

A 'Platial' perspective on daily life

Record Shop Shots

Looking for a vibe on a cheap fix

Boston College Subpoena News

The Belfast Project, Boston College and a Sealed Subpoena

Bella Caledonia

it's time to get above ourselves

Enda Guinan | Social

Sensible Social Media

two step

two of us in step, most of the time

Voice of the Belly

It's just a blog, not a tablet of stone

Little Sheffield Guitar Studio

Professional Guitar Tuition in the heart of Meersbrook, Sheffield

Tales from inside the age of digital news

An ever-changing journey through digital news media

W[r]ite Noise

Belfast-based arts and culture musings

Shakespeare Couldn't Email

And by and by clean starved for a look...

Irish Election Literature

... what you maybe meant to keep...

The Broken Elbow

A View of the World from New York and Belfast (Public PGP Key: 210D6F47)

%d bloggers like this: