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The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Along with its captivating performances and thoughtfully written screenplay, the film adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower boasted a soundtrack that added to its authenticity and emotional impact. Set during the early '90s, the film's music features some of the era's definitive songs plus some older classics: Sonic Youth's "Daydream Nation," New Order's "Temptation," Galaxie 500's "Tugboat," the Smiths' "Asleep," and David Bowie's "Heroes" are some of the many highlights here. With mixtape-like intimacy, the album echoes the connections between the film's characters, but that heartfelt vibe reaches listeners ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Along with its captivating performances and thoughtfully written screenplay, the film adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower boasted a soundtrack that added to its authenticity and emotional impact. Set during the early '90s, the film's music features some of the era's definitive songs plus some older classics: Sonic Youth's "Daydream Nation," New Order's "Temptation," Galaxie 500's "Tugboat," the Smiths' "Asleep," and David Bowie's "Heroes" are some of the many highlights here. With mixtape-like intimacy, the album echoes the connections between the film's characters, but that heartfelt vibe reaches listeners as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/2012
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 075678762550
  • Catalog Number: 532117
  • Sales rank: 1,147

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Could It Be Another Change - The Samples (3:27)
  2. 2 Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners (4:12)
  3. 3 Tugboat - Galaxie 500 (3:53)
  4. 4 Temptation - New Order (5:22)
  5. 5 Evensong - The Innocence Mission (3:40)
  6. 6 Asleep - The Smiths (4:10)
  7. 7 Low - Cracker (4:34)
  8. 8 Teenage Riot - Sonic Youth (6:57)
  9. 9 Dear God - XTC (3:36)
  10. 10 Pearly Dewdrops' Drops - Cocteau Twins (4:10)
  11. 11 Charlie's Last Letter - Logan Lerman (1:48)
  12. 12 Heroes - David Bowie (6:08)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
David Bowie Composer, Producer
Lee Ranaldo Composer
Todd Rundgren Producer
Sonic Youth Producer
Kramer Producer
Andy Partridge Composer
John Hickman Composer
Michael Brook Composer, Producer
Brian Eno Composer
Davey Faragher Composer
Elizabeth Fraser Composer
Kim Gordon Composer
Robin Guthrie Composer
Peter Hook Composer
David Lowery Composer
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Johnny Marr Composer, Producer
Thurston Moore Composer
Morrissey Producer
Big Jim Paterson Composer
Kevin Rowland Composer
Steve Shelley Composer
Tony Visconti Producer
Simon Raymonde Composer
Stephen Morris Composer
Stephen Paul Composer
Bernard Sumner Composer
Stewart Whitmore Digital Editing
Walt Beery Producer
Damon Krukowski Composer
Karen Peris Composer
Naomi Yang Composer
Gillian Gilbert Composer
Craig Conrad Producer
Billy Adams Composer
Christine Bergren Music Business Affairs
Jennifer Nash Producer
Brian Ranney Package Production
Chris Stang Marketing
Erica Bellarosa Music Business Affairs
Michael Dean Wareham Composer
Ginger Whitman Licensing
Patrick Sabatini Music Business Affairs
Rob Gold Producer, Art Manager
Steven Patrick Morrissey Composer
Donald Peris Composer
Virgilio Tzaj Art Direction
Stephen Chbosky Composer
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