Dear John [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The soundtrack to director Lasse Hallstrom's film adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks' (The Notebook) best-selling romance features ten tracks, all of which conform (in one way or another) to the rules set by chick flick soundtracks passed. The overall tone of the collection is one of affection and heartbreak, pillars that naturally lend themselves to midtempo balladry. Some of that treacle is done well, as in the case of Deborah Lurie's pastoral "Dear John Theme," Swell Season's lovely "The Moon," and star Amanda Seyfried's own "Little House" (the latter, who lent her voice to 2008's ABBA-inspired musical Mamma Mia!, has penned a debut that should win her ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The soundtrack to director Lasse Hallstrom's film adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks' (The Notebook) best-selling romance features ten tracks, all of which conform (in one way or another) to the rules set by chick flick soundtracks passed. The overall tone of the collection is one of affection and heartbreak, pillars that naturally lend themselves to midtempo balladry. Some of that treacle is done well, as in the case of Deborah Lurie's pastoral "Dear John Theme," Swell Season's lovely "The Moon," and star Amanda Seyfried's own "Little House" (the latter, who lent her voice to 2008's ABBA-inspired musical Mamma Mia!, has penned a debut that should win her some favor with the Taylor Swift crowd), but the others fail to connect on any level other than immaculately crafted background noise.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/2/2010
  • Label: Relativity Music Grp
  • UPC: 854727002065
  • Catalog Number: 70020

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Paperweight - Shuyler Fisk (3:22)
  2. 2 The Moon - The Swell Season (4:39)
  3. 3 Amber - 311 (3:27)
  4. 4 Excelsior Lady - The Donkeys (3:33)
  5. 5 Things & Time - The Wailing Souls (3:21)
  6. 6 Little House - Amanda Seyfried (3:16)
  7. 7 This Is The Thing - Fink (4:25)
  8. 8 Think of Me - Rosi Golan (3:09)
  9. 9 You Take My Troubles Away - Rachael Yamagata (3:39)
  10. 10 Dear John Theme - Deborah Lurie (1:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tim Davies Conductor
Technical Credits
311 Producer
Dan Wilson Composer, Producer
Peter Seibert Arranger
Casey Stone Score Mixer
Marshall Altman Arranger, Composer, Producer
Andy Barlow Producer
Blair Mackichan Composer
Glen Hansard Composer
Christian Dwiggins Mastering
Anthony Lukens Composer
Rachael Yamagata Composer
Deborah Lurie Composer
Jason Markey Executive Soundtrack Producer
Jamie Hartman Composer
Schuyler Fisk Composer
Chad Fisher Producer
Chris Westlake Arranger
Lasse Hallstrom Executive Soundtrack Producer
Joshua Radin Composer
Abraham Libbos Orchestration
Joseph "Jo Jo" Hookim Producer
Amanda Seyfried Composer
Timothy DeNardo Composer
Guy Whittaker Composer
Zack Ryan Arranger
Ryan Kavanaugh Executive Soundtrack Producer
Timothy Thornton Composer
Fin Greenall Composer
Nick Hexum Composer
Jessie Gulati Composer
Sam Sprague Composer
Tucker Tooley Executive Soundtrack Producer
Winston Matthews Composer
Marty Bowen Executive Soundtrack Producer
Rosi Golan Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Amazing Soundtrack!

    Best soundtrack I've honestly purchased in a while. All the tracks were carefully handpicked and played brilliantly during each scene. One of my personal favorites would have to be "This Thing Is It" by Fink. Simple yet beautifully written. Also persuaded me to purchase his latest album "Sort of Revolution".

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