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Sapphires [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] [Bonus Track]

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
In a movie, the soundtrack and score embrace and augment a scene or moment onscreen, but a standalone soundtrack is a slightly different matter. It may remind listeners of the movie they just saw, sure, but a successful album soundtrack has to transcend that and work as a viable playlist all on its own or it may increasingly stay on the shelf. This set, the soundtrack to The Sapphires, a 2012 film that chronicles what happens when the Sapphires, an Australian aboriginal girl group, sing for U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968, works as a playlist on its own better than most, with original versions of songs like Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Run Through the Jungle" and Sam ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
In a movie, the soundtrack and score embrace and augment a scene or moment onscreen, but a standalone soundtrack is a slightly different matter. It may remind listeners of the movie they just saw, sure, but a successful album soundtrack has to transcend that and work as a viable playlist all on its own or it may increasingly stay on the shelf. This set, the soundtrack to The Sapphires, a 2012 film that chronicles what happens when the Sapphires, an Australian aboriginal girl group, sing for U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968, works as a playlist on its own better than most, with original versions of songs like Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Run Through the Jungle" and Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" mixed in with well-done covers of Motown and soul songs by the movie cast members, with Jessica Mauboy, who plays Julie in the film, singing nine of these. [Sony's 2013 release added a bonus track.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/19/2013
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 888837013024
  • Catalog Number: 370130
  • Sales rank: 52,423

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Land Of A Thousand Dances (2:40)
  2. 2 I Heard It Through The Grapevine (3:29)
  3. 3 What A Man (3:03)
  4. 4 I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) (2:44)
  5. 5 Who's Loving You (4:05)
  6. 6 I'll Take You There (2:45)
  7. 7 Gotcha (3:08)
  8. 8 Soul Man - Sam & Dave (2:38)
  9. 9 Hold On, I'm Coming - Sam & Dave (2:31)
  10. 10 Run Through The Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival (3:06)
  11. 11 Today I Started Loving You Again (3:02)
  12. 12 People Make The World A Better Place - Juanita Tippins (3:13)
  13. 13 Yellow Bird (2:11)
  14. 14 Ngarra Burra Ferra (1:30)
  15. 15 Shouting Out Love - The Emotions (3:13)
  16. 16 In The Sweet Bye And Bye - Darren Percival (2:33)
  17. 17 Get Used To Me (3:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jessica Mauboy Primary Artist, Vocals
Lou Bennett Vocals
Mike Brignardello Bass
Pat Buchanan Guitar
Chris Dunn Trombone
Paul Gray Strings, Keyboards, Wurlitzer
Tony Harrell Keyboards
Jim Hoke Baritone Saxophone
Greg Morrow Drums
Chris Carmichael Strings
Michael Rojas Keyboards
Steve Herman Trumpet
Glen Hannah Guitar
Jade Macrae Vocals, Background Vocals
Juanita Tippins Vocals, Background Vocals
Chris West Tenor Saxophone
Mahalia Barnes Background Vocals
Matt Fell Bass
Darren Percival Ukulele, Vocals
Josh Schubert Drums
Jonah Latukefu Background Vocals
Franco Raggat Guitar
Rob Edwards Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Merle Haggard Composer
John Fogerty Composer
Chris Kenner Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Norman Luboff Composer
Alan Bergman Composer
Marilyn Bergman Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Isaac Hayes Composer
Eddie Holland Composer
Brian Holland Composer
Bonnie Owens Composer
David Porter Composer
Diane Warren Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
Russ Long Engineer
William Robinson Composer
Dave Crawford Composer
Leon Zervos Mastering
Traditional Composer
Alvertis Isbell Composer
Steve Herman Horn Arrangements
Ilan Kidron Composer
Jessica Mauboy Composer
Adrian Breakspear Engineer
Jean Reynolds Composer
Braddon Williams Vocal Engineer
Lieutenant Wilks, Jr. Composer
Carl William Smith Composer
Carl Dimataga Producer
Mark Gowing Artwork
Louis Schoorl Composer
Bry Jones Producer, Vocal Engineer
The Schoolkids Producer
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