Soundtrax

Legend: Music by Carter Burwell

The story of London’s notorious Kray Brothers gangster duo is brought to vivid life in Brian Helgeland’s Legend, with a score by Carter Burwell and a soundtrack that in addition to original Burwell compositions will feature two discs worth of 1960s classics. Brit singer Duffy portrays Chicagao-born chanteuse Timi Yuro in the film, and recorded […]

‘Sopranos’ Hits Vinyl

‘Sopranos’ Hits Vinyl

The soundtrack for HBO’s “Sopranos” makes its vinyl debut October 20 as a double LP. Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Cream and of course the famous theme song, “Woke Up This Morning,” by A3, are included in the collection, which was released to CD in 1999. The pressing is being offered through  Shop Radio Cast, which […]

‘Love & Mercy’ Soundtrack Debuts

‘Love & Mercy’ Soundtrack Debuts

Capital Records today drops a global digital release of “Music From Love & Mercy,” a collection of 13-tracks from the summer feature film about “the life, love and genius of Brian Wilson”  that will be released to CD September 18. Songs include “One Kind of Love,” which Beach Boys co-founder Wilson wrote specifically for the film, as […]

‘Kasbah’ Soundtrack a ’70s Blast

Director Barry Levinson’s upcoming Bill Murray starrer, Rock the Kasbah, may borrow it’s title from a 1982 song by The Clash, but judging by the trailer it’s channeling the sounds of the ’70s, with David Bowie’s 1974 hit “Rebel, Rebel” backing the trailer, and mention of Murray himself performing Deep Purple’s “Smoke On the Water” in […]

Streep Rocks the Room in ‘Ricki’

Streep Rocks the Room in ‘Ricki’

Sondheim fans know Meryl Streep can sing — she earned raves for her performance on 2014’s Into the Woods. And in Mama Mia! (2008), “She sings! She dances! She does the splits!”  But who knew she could rock? She can, as everyone is discovering with Ricki and the Flash. Streep is Ricki Rendazzo, a mother of three who refused […]