Playing by Heart

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Nothing special here, just your average miscellaneous various-artists compilation masquerading as a soundtrack album. The contemporary love-story plot opens the door for various contemporary performers PJ Harvey, Moby, Ed Kowalczyk of Live with Neneh Cherry singing downcast songs over trip-hop beats, along with licensings of previously released tracks by Bonnie Raitt, Cracker, and others. There is a taste of Chet Baker in the saxophonist/singer's rendition of "Everything Happens to Me" with the Charlie Haden Quartet West and composer John Barry's "Remembering Chet," one of two excerpts from the score. It all makes for a moody, low-key collection, little of which is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Nothing special here, just your average miscellaneous various-artists compilation masquerading as a soundtrack album. The contemporary love-story plot opens the door for various contemporary performers PJ Harvey, Moby, Ed Kowalczyk of Live with Neneh Cherry singing downcast songs over trip-hop beats, along with licensings of previously released tracks by Bonnie Raitt, Cracker, and others. There is a taste of Chet Baker in the saxophonist/singer's rendition of "Everything Happens to Me" with the Charlie Haden Quartet West and composer John Barry's "Remembering Chet," one of two excerpts from the score. It all makes for a moody, low-key collection, little of which is memorable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/1999
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724349799127
  • Catalog Number: 97991

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Drinking in L.A. - Bran Van 3000 (3:58)
  2. 2 Lover's Will - Bonnie Raitt (4:31)
  3. 3 Walk Into This Room - Ed Kowalczyk (3:09)
  4. 4 Cigarettes Will Kill You - Ben Lee (3:47)
  5. 5 Porcelain - Moby (3:53)
  6. 6 Everything Happens to Me - Charlie Haden Quartet West (6:27)
  7. 7 Remembering Chet - John Barry (4:28)
  8. 8 Tijuana Lady - Gomez (6:15)
  9. 9 Dirty Little Mouth - Fluke (4:35)
  10. 10 Friction - Morcheeba (4:14)
  11. 11 Been Around The World - Cracker (4:57)
  12. 12 Angelene - PJ Harvey (3:25)
  13. 13 End Game - John Barry (4:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bonnie Raitt Track Performer
Chet Baker Track Performer
Moby Track Performer
Cracker Track Performer
PJ Harvey Track Performer
Fluke Track Performer
John Barry Track Performer
Neneh Cherry Track Performer
Ed Kowalczyk Track Performer
Gomez Track Performer
Morcheeba Track Performer
Charlie Haden Quartet West Track Performer
Ben Lee Track Performer
Bran Van 3000 Track Performer
Technical Credits
Jerry Harrison Producer
Bonnie Raitt Producer
Matt Dennis Composer
Moby Composer
John Barry Producer
Tchad Blake Producer
Ed Buller Producer
Joe Chiccarelli Engineer
Karl Derfler String Arrangements
Mitchell Froom Producer
Charlie Haden Producer
Mick Harvey Arranger
Ron McMaster Mastering
Don Smith Producer, Engineer
Tommy Steele Art Direction
Paul Godfrey Composer
Ross Godfrey Composer
Linda Cobb Art Direction
Skye Edwards Composer
Tom Adair Composer
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