Monster-in-Law

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
While it's not surprising that Monster-in-Law's soundtrack boasts an estrogen-heavy track listing, this is an unusually hip collection of songs for a mainstream romantic comedy. Singer/songwriters dominate the album, but performers such as Rachael Yamagata and Nellie McKay -- whose hilarious, thinly veiled threat "Won't U Please B Nice" is a standout -- make sure that things don't get too sweet. Even the prettiest moments, like Ivy's "I've Been Thinking About You" and Madeleine Peyroux's "Don't Wait Too Long," are elegant instead of cloying. With artists including Jem, Joss Stone, Tegan & Sara, and Astaire, Monster-in-Law often feels like a who's who of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
While it's not surprising that Monster-in-Law's soundtrack boasts an estrogen-heavy track listing, this is an unusually hip collection of songs for a mainstream romantic comedy. Singer/songwriters dominate the album, but performers such as Rachael Yamagata and Nellie McKay -- whose hilarious, thinly veiled threat "Won't U Please B Nice" is a standout -- make sure that things don't get too sweet. Even the prettiest moments, like Ivy's "I've Been Thinking About You" and Madeleine Peyroux's "Don't Wait Too Long," are elegant instead of cloying. With artists including Jem, Joss Stone, Tegan & Sara, and Astaire, Monster-in-Law often feels like a who's who of up-and-coming, post-Lilith Fair-era female performers; it's a pleasant soundtrack, especially because it's often pleasantly unpredictable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/10/2005
  • Label: Watertower Music
  • UPC: 794043904929
  • Catalog Number: 39049

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love (3:21)
  2. 2 Just a Ride - Jem (3:19)
  3. 3 Everyday Is a Holiday (With You) (4:04)
  4. 4 Won't U Please B Nice (2:10)
  5. 5 1963 (4:04)
  6. 6 L-L-Love - Astaire (3:51)
  7. 7 Walking With a Ghost (2:31)
  8. 8 Thinking About You - Ivy (4:13)
  9. 9 Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' On Me?), Pt. 1 - Joss Stone (4:20)
  10. 10 Don't Wait Too Long (3:09)
  11. 11 Where Happiness Lives - Magnet (3:38)
  12. 12 Love On the Rocks - Sara Bareilles (4:18)
  13. 13 The Beauty of the Rain - Dar Williams (3:02)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Dar Williams Composer
Larry Klein Composer
Daryle Swann Composer
Mark Batson Composer
Sean Lennon Composer
Jesse Harris Composer
Madeleine Peyroux Composer
Howard Blake Composer
Dana K. Sano Soundtrack Executive Producer
Paul Broucek Music Executive
Esthero Composer
Andy Chase Composer
Mike Caren Composer
Bob Bowen Music Executive
Even Johansen Composer
Tegan Quin Composer
Sara Quin Composer
Stephen Marsh Mastering
Jem Griffiths Composer
Rachael Yamagata Composer
Nellie McKay Composer
Erica Driscoll Composer
Bruce Driscoll Composer
Matt Harris Art Direction
Sara Bareilles Composer
Javier Dunn Composer
Nancy Kaye Composer
Willie Garner Composer
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