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Old 03-22-08, 09:08 PM
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What's your favorite OST? (non concert film)

For those who aren't familiar, OST stands for original soundtrack.

Mine is a tie between The Big Lebowski & Forrest Gump

The Big Lebowski
The Man In Me - Bob Dylan
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles - Captain Beefheart
My Mood Swings - Elvis Costello
Ataypura - Yma Sumac
Traffic Boom - Piero Piccioni
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good - Nina Simone
Stamping Ground - Moondog, Orchestra
Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In) - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Walking Song - Katie Geissinger, Meredith Monk
Gluck Das Mir Verblieb - Llona Steingruber, Anton Dermota, The Austrian State Radio Orchestra
Lujon - Henry Mancini
Hotel California - Gipsy Kings
Wie Glauben - Carter Burwell
Dead Flowers - Townes Van Zandt

Forrest Gump
Disc 1:
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy
(I Don't Know Why) But I Do - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry
Walk Right In - The Rooftop Singers
Land Of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett
Blowin' In The Wind - Joan Baez
Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - The Four Tops
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Bob DylanDownload & Buy
Sloop John B - The Beach Boys
California Dreamin' - The Mamas And The Papas
For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
What The World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon
Break On Through (To The Other Side) - The Doors
Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel

Disc 2:
Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane
Let's Get Together - The Youngbloods
San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds
Medley: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The Fifth Dimension
Everybody's Talkin' - Harry Nilsson
Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
Stoned Love - The Supremes
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B.J. Thomas
Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man) - Randy Newman
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
It Keeps You Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
I've Got To Use My Imagination - Gladys Knight & The Pips
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
Against The Wind - Bob Seeger & The Silver Bullet Band
Forrest Gump Suite - Alan Silvestri
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at any given time, any of these 5 can be considered my "favorite"

1. Damon Albarn & Michael Nyman - Ravenous
2. Various - Lost Higway
3. Various - The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
4. Various - Pulp Fiction
5. Angelo Badalamenti - Twin Peaks
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and as an Aimee Mann fan, I have to pick

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Old 03-24-08, 11:24 AM
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I played this CD so much back then, that i don't think any soundtrack will ever catch up in my imaginary tally of listens

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Originally Posted by GuessWho
I played this CD so much back then, that i don't think any soundtrack will ever catch up in my imaginary tally of listens

69 times?
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Forrest Gump & The Matrix come to mind.
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I used to listen to Bogus Journey all the time too.

Rushmore is probably my favorite and most played.
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I really like the Godzilla soundtrack.
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I don't understand how a collection of previously recorded material can be considered an "original" soundtrack.
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Originally Posted by Numanoid
I don't understand how a collection of previously recorded material can be considered an "original" soundtrack.


I figured this would be a thread about SCORES as opposed to 10-12 selected pop songs.
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Having recently watched the reissued DVD, I'd go with Alan Price's work for "O Lucky Man," which is a collection of songs written for the movie (as opposed to an instrumental soundtrack or a collection of non-original pop songs). He should have won an Oscar, at least for the title song. Many song-based soundtracks are distractions from the story in the movie; this one actually complements it.
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I'm currently enjoying Eddie Vedder's work done for Into The Wild.
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Originally Posted by Chrisedge


I figured this would be a thread about SCORES as opposed to 10-12 selected pop songs.
Precisely why I don't like most OSTs. I love film scores, and see those "Music from and inspired by" albums as nothing more than a cheap marketing ploy, since most feature songs on them are neither in the film or inspired by it.

For every 'Beverly Hills Cop' with songs actually in the film, there's a 'Men In Black' with almost nothing used in the film.

If the songs are actually in the movie, then that makes the albums valid OSTs.

A film score may not be the most popular of music around, but dammit I love them. Unless they have the name Hans Zimmer on them in any way. Then I can't tolerate them.
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Originally Posted by Nick Martin
...If the songs are actually in the movie, then that makes the albums valid OSTs...
Well, just cause that Forest Gump soundtrack has lots of good songs that are in the movie...it still doesn't work for me.

Now if you just wanted to include albums of songs that were written for the movie (Magnolia, Into The Wild, etc...) I would be ok with that...
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Originally Posted by Chrisedge
Well, just cause that Forest Gump soundtrack has lots of good songs that are in the movie...it still doesn't work for me.

Now if you just wanted to include albums of songs that were written for the movie (Magnolia, Into The Wild, etc...) I would be ok with that...
I always thought OST meant music orginally written for the movie, but that's just me knitpicking.

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Originally Posted by Chrisedge
Well, just cause that Forest Gump soundtrack has lots of good songs that are in the movie...it still doesn't work for me.
I recall reading that despite how well the songs worked in the film, a Ferris Bueller's Day Off soundtrack was never released because John Hughes felt the songs wouldn't work on album because of how diverse they are.

Now if you just wanted to include albums of songs that were written for the movie (Magnolia, Into The Wild, etc...) I would be ok with that...
It's just the idea that a label can put 15 random songs that have nothing to do with a film and call it a soundtrack I have a huge problem with, since it's not really a soundtrack just because the movie's name is on it.
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8 Mile: More Music from the Motion Picture (the one without Eminem on it) is a very good collection.
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RZA - Ghost Dog OST

This was the actual music in the film. It was never released in the US only Japan.
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If you want to continue changing what an OST is, even though the discs listed above are marked as OST's:

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