Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason [UK Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide
While the soundtrack to Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason mostly follows in the MOR footsteps of the original movie's music, it does feature a somewhat hipper and more diverse collection of songs, suggesting that Bridget's taste in music has broadened in between films. Along with high-drama ballads like Jamelia's "Stop" and Mary J. Blige's cover of "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" -- both of which are tailor-made for breakup scenes -- the soundtrack includes the Darkness' "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," which might seem like a strange choice at first, but is nevertheless giddy enough to fit into a quirky rom-com like this one. In keeping with the first movie's soundtrack, Bridget Jones: The End of Reason ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
While the soundtrack to Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason mostly follows in the MOR footsteps of the original movie's music, it does feature a somewhat hipper and more diverse collection of songs, suggesting that Bridget's taste in music has broadened in between films. Along with high-drama ballads like Jamelia's "Stop" and Mary J. Blige's cover of "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" -- both of which are tailor-made for breakup scenes -- the soundtrack includes the Darkness' "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," which might seem like a strange choice at first, but is nevertheless giddy enough to fit into a quirky rom-com like this one. In keeping with the first movie's soundtrack, Bridget Jones: The End of Reason emphasizes its Britishness with plenty of songs by U.K. artists, including Pop Idol winner Will Young's smooth-bordering-on-slick version of "Your Love Is King" and Joss Stone's "Super Duper Love (Are You Digging On Me?)," a track from her first album that shows off her charm far better than her work on the Alfie soundtrack. Jamie Cullum's take on "Everlasting Love" lacks the wit of his original music, but his skill at making the usually buoyant song sound smoky is admirable. However, Robbie Williams' "Misunderstood," which he co-wrote with British pop fixture Stephen Duffy, is an outright dud; it's surprising that something so dull could be made by two of the most colorful personalities in the U.K.'s music scene. But, aside from Rufus Wainwright and Dido's heartbreaking reading of "I Eat Dinner (When the Hunger's Gone)," which was written by Wainwright's mother, Anna McGarrigle, most of the album's strongest moments come from the past, whether recent (Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out of My Head," Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love") or more distant (10cc's "I'm Not in Love," Minnie Riperton's "Lovin' You"). It's a little on the long side and not the most creative soundtrack, but Bridget Jones: The End of Reason
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/4/2005
  • Label: Island Uk
  • UPC: 602498689707
  • Catalog Number: 9868970
  • Sales rank: 13,531

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Your Love Is King - Will Young (4:05)
  2. 2 Stop - Jamelia (3:38)
  3. 3 Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue (3:49)
  4. 4 Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me?) - Joss Stone (3:50)
  5. 5 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - Mary J. Blige (3:44)
  6. 6 Misunderstood - Robbie Williams (4:00)
  7. 7 Everlasting Love - Jamie Cullum (3:22)
  8. 8 You're the First, the Last, My Everything - Barry White (3:24)
  9. 9 Crazy in Love - Beyoncé Knowles (3:56)
  10. 10 I Eat Dinner (When the Hunger's Gone) - Rufus Wainwright (5:39)
  11. 11 I'm Not in Love - 10cc (6:02)
  12. 12 Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon (3:43)
  13. 13 Loaded - Primal Scream (4:32)
  14. 14 I Believe in a Thing Called Love - The Darkness (3:32)
  15. 15 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? - Amy Winehouse (3:38)
  16. 16 Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton (3:46)
  17. 17 Think - Aretha Franklin (2:16)
  18. 18 Calling - Leona Naess (3:42)
  19. 19 We'll Be Together - Annie Lennox (3:53)
  20. 20 Bridget's Theme - Harry Gregson-Williams (2:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jennifer Condos Bass Guitar
Jay Bellerose Drums
Chris Stills Acoustic Guitar
Technical Credits
Aretha Franklin Composer
Elton John Composer
Carole King Composer
Minnie Riperton Composer
Sting Composer
Barry White Arranger, Composer, Producer
Stephen Duffy Composer
Carole Bayer Sager Composer
Mac Gayden Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Graham Gouldman Composer
Gene Page Arranger
Eugene Record Composer
Eric Stewart Composer
Cathy Dennis Composer
Marvin Hamlisch Composer
Buzz Cason Composer
Sade Adu Composer
Bruce Brody Composer
Sam Brown Composer
Bobby Gillespie Composer
Jimmy Jam Producer
Ethan Johns Producer
Frank Kejmar Engineer
Terry Lewis Producer
Stuart Matthewman Composer
Richard Rudolph Composer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Bernie Taupin Composer
Jerry Wexler Producer
Kate McGarrigle Composer
Paul Elmore Engineer
Robbie Williams Composer
John Shanks Producer
Rollo Producer
Harry Gregson-Williams Composer, Producer
Theodore Richard White Composer
Peter Radcliffe Composer
Tony Sepe Composer
Shawn Carter Composer
Beyoncé Composer, Producer
Leona Naess Composer
Rich Harrison Composer, Producer
Richard Causon String Arrangements
Michelle Vendome translation
Pedro Ferreira Producer
Justin Hawkins Composer
Frankie Poullain Composer
Rob Davis Composer
Beeban Kidron Liner Notes
Dan Hawkins Composer
Willie Garner Composer
Tim Young Mastering
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