There's Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary

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For all of its vulgarity, There's Something About Mary was sweet and cheerful, due in no small part to Jonathan Richman's terrific, heartfelt appearances as the film's chorus. They were funny and warm, like the movie itself, and they form the core of the film's soundtrack, which is also a delight. Like any soundtrack, it isn't

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For all of its vulgarity, There's Something About Mary was sweet and cheerful, due in no small part to Jonathan Richman's terrific, heartfelt appearances as the film's chorus. They were funny and warm, like the movie itself, and they form the core of the film's soundtrack, which is also a delight. Like any soundtrack, it isn't perfect -- a few of the songs, such as Zuba's "Speed Queen," fall flat -- but there are enough terrific pop and alt-pop songs, from the Dandy Warhols' "Every Day Should Be a Holiday" and Ivy's "This Is the Day" to Joe Jackson's "Is She Really Going Out with Him" and the Lemonheads' "If I Could Talk I'd Tell You," to make it thoroughly entertaining, especially for any fan of the film. Besides, anyone who has seen the film will not be able to resist a smile with the closing "Build Me Up Buttercup," which became the improbable theme to this brilliant comedy.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/14/1998
Label:
Capitol
UPC:
0724349573727
catalogNumber:
95737

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Shirley Bassey   Track Performer
Lloyd Cole   Track Performer
Danny Wilson   Track Performer
Joe Jackson   Track Performer
Jonathan Richman   Track Performer
Foundations   Track Performer
Lemonheads   Track Performer
Dandy Warhols   Track Performer
Push Stars   Track Performer
Ben Lee   Track Performer
Zuba   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Lloyd Cole   Producer
Joe Jackson   Composer
Jonathan Richman   Producer
Ivy   Producer
Dave Bascombe   Producer
Ned Claflin   String Arrangements
G. Clark   Composer
Michael d'Abo   Composer
Peter Farelly   Executive Producer
Alex Gifford   Composer
Bryce Goggin   Producer
Paul Hardiman   Producer
Tony Lash   Producer
Gavin MacKillop   Producer
Fred Maher   Producer
Brad Wood   Producer,Engineer
Tommy Steele   Art Direction
Zuba   Producer
Adam Schlesinger   Producer
Michael C. Ross   Engineer
Propellerheads   Producer
Tony Macaulay   Composer
Michael White   Producer
Courtney Taylor-Taylor   Composer,Producer

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There's Something About Mary 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The movie titled "THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY" is one of me and my older brother's favorite movies. My most favorite songs that I liked were "EVERYTHING SHINES" , "THERE"S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY" , "BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP" , & "HISTORY REPEATING". During Christmas Break , my aunt loaned her copy of the movie to me , & my brother.