Rain Man [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Darryl Cater
Most of the songs on this soundtrack album are nostalgic pop numbers, either from or in the style of the '50s and '60s the film takes place in the '80s, but director Barry Levinson used the songs to create a nostalgic mood. The exceptions are the most interesting songs: the Belle Stars perform a lively "Iko Iko," which is an energetic bit of '80s pop. Hans Zimmer's Oscar-nominated score is performed on the instrument du jour of the 1980s, the electronic keyboard. A dangerous move, considering the synthesizer's lack of cinematic sweep, and its high potential for cheesiness. But this is a great score. The lonely, atmospheric "End Title" track is evocative of the sort of ...
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All Music Guide - Darryl Cater
Most of the songs on this soundtrack album are nostalgic pop numbers, either from or in the style of the '50s and '60s the film takes place in the '80s, but director Barry Levinson used the songs to create a nostalgic mood. The exceptions are the most interesting songs: the Belle Stars perform a lively "Iko Iko," which is an energetic bit of '80s pop. Hans Zimmer's Oscar-nominated score is performed on the instrument du jour of the 1980s, the electronic keyboard. A dangerous move, considering the synthesizer's lack of cinematic sweep, and its high potential for cheesiness. But this is a great score. The lonely, atmospheric "End Title" track is evocative of the sort of wistful sadness that pervades the film. And "Las Vegas" is even better -- it provides a major adrenaline rush, as driving drum machines mix with wildly emotive wordless vocals. It's a very original approach to scoring a cinematic moment.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/25/1990
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077779186624
  • Catalog Number: 91866

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Iko Iko (2:53)
  2. 2 Scatterlings of Africa (4:05)
  3. 3 Dry Bones (2:54)
  4. 4 At Last (3:01)
  5. 5 Lonely Avenue (3:09)
  6. 6 Nathan Jones (5:11)
  7. 7 Leaving Wallbrook/On the Road (2:53)
  8. 8 Las Vegas/End Credits (8:21)
  9. 9 Stardust (4:35)
  10. 10 Beyond the Blue Horizon (3:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hans Zimmer Primary Artist, Track Performer
Etta James Track Performer
Johnny Clegg Track Performer
Bananarama Track Performer
Lou Christie Track Performer
Ian Gillan Track Performer
Aaron Neville Track Performer
The Delta Rhythm Boys Track Performer
Rob Wasserman Track Performer
Gillan & Glover Track Performer
Roger Glover Track Performer
Belle Stars Track Performer
Savuka Track Performer
Technical Credits
Tim Devine Contributor
Ken Friedman Contributor
Allan Mason Producer
Tony Romeo Producer
Hilton Rosenthal Arranger, Producer
Brian Tench Producer
Stock Producer
Aitken Producer
Waterman Producer
Tommy Steele Art Direction
Barry Levinson Executive Producer
Sharon Swab Contributor
Traditional Composer
W. Frank Harling Composer
James "Sugarboy" Crawford Composer
Jerome Doc Pomus Composer
Marilyn Jones Composer
Mark Johnson Executive Producer
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