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My Sister's Keeper [Music from the Motion Picture]

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All Music Guide - Paula Carino
To underscore the rich emotional content of the 2009 family drama My Sister's Keeper, music supervisor Erin Scully assembles a soundtrack heavy on lush, midtempo folk-pop (Pete Yorn, James Blunt) with the occasional odd touch courtesy of some eccentric yet appropriate covers: E.G. Daily's wry and sultry version of "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" has a knowing undercurrent that preserves all the charm but half the innocence of the original; Jimmy Scott's sublime reading of Talking Heads' "Heaven" is an under-heard gem; Greg Laswell's take on "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" revises the bubbly '80s classic as an earnest piano ballad. Most valuable here is a previously ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Paula Carino
To underscore the rich emotional content of the 2009 family drama My Sister's Keeper, music supervisor Erin Scully assembles a soundtrack heavy on lush, midtempo folk-pop (Pete Yorn, James Blunt) with the occasional odd touch courtesy of some eccentric yet appropriate covers: E.G. Daily's wry and sultry version of "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" has a knowing undercurrent that preserves all the charm but half the innocence of the original; Jimmy Scott's sublime reading of Talking Heads' "Heaven" is an under-heard gem; Greg Laswell's take on "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" revises the bubbly '80s classic as an earnest piano ballad. Most valuable here is a previously unreleased Jeff Buckley recording of Elton John's "We All Fall in Love Sometimes." A spare jazz arrangement for electric guitar and voice mines the ambivalence and despair at the core of the lyrics and transforms the song into a mournful, chills-inducing wail.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/23/2009
  • Label: Watertower Music
  • UPC: 794043914829
  • Catalog Number: 39148
  • Sales rank: 116,860

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Feels Like Home - Edwina Hayes (4:17)
  2. 2 Don't Wanna Cry - Pete Yorn (3:56)
  3. 3 Better - Regina Spektor (3:10)
  4. 4 Life Is Beautiful (6:16)
  5. 5 Carry You Home - James Blunt (3:54)
  6. 6 We All Fall in Love Sometimes - Jeff Buckley (5:42)
  7. 7 Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Greg Laswell (2:36)
  8. 8 Find My Way Back Home - Priscilla Ahn (2:26)
  9. 9 With You - Jonah Johnson (3:54)
  10. 10 Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries - E.G. Daily (2:06)
  11. 11 Heaven - Little Jimmy Scott (4:57)
  12. 12 Amazing Grace - Julia McGurk (2:30)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
David Byrne Composer
Jerry Harrison Composer
Elton John Composer
Randy Newman Composer
Robert Hart Composer
Robert Hazard Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Paul Burton Producer
Ray Henderson Composer
Nicholas Hill Producer
David Kahne Composer, Producer
Tom Rothrock Producer
Craig Street Producer
Bernie Taupin Composer
Simon Walker Composer
Aaron Zigman Composer, Producer
Max Martin Composer
Irene Trudel Engineer
Garret Lee Composer
Traditional Composer
Pete Yorn Composer
Stephen Marsh Mastering
Sandeep Sriram Art Direction
Bruce Gainsford Composer
Regina Spektor Composer, Producer
James Blunt Composer
Priscilla Ahn Composer
Bryan McLellan Composer
Jonah Johnson Composer
Bryan McLellan Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Wowzers!

    My best friend is using 'feels like home' as her wedding song! That's how great the cd is!

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