Weeds: Music from the Showtime Original Series, Vol. 2

Weeds: Music from the Showtime Original Series, Vol. 2

     
 

The second installment of songs from and inspired by the hit Showtime series Weeds transcends the usual stitched-together assortment of big label wannabes. Sure, there are the requisite, overly self-conscious singer/songwriters, Jenny Owen Youngs ("F***, Was I") and Sufjan Stevens ("Holland"),See more details below

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The second installment of songs from and inspired by the hit Showtime series Weeds transcends the usual stitched-together assortment of big label wannabes. Sure, there are the requisite, overly self-conscious singer/songwriters, Jenny Owen Youngs ("F***, Was I") and Sufjan Stevens ("Holland"), but there are also some real left-field treats. Cambodian garage rock revivalists Dengue Fever's "One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula" dutifully supports the show's herb-infused psychedelia, the bluesy country gospel of Fern Jones' "Strange Things Happening" makes midnight sound like the brightest of mornings, and Aidan Hawken's dreamy "Neighborhood," which sounds suspiciously like a sped-up version of "Time" by the Alan Parsons Project, hints at the program's occasional barbs of poignancy. Add in quality tracks from Regina Spektor, Rogue Wave, and the Real Tuesday Weld (the latter's infectious "Bathtime in Clerkenwell" will stick to your brain like rubber cement), and you've got one of the year's most creative and rewarding soundtracks.

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/17/2006
Label:
Lion's Gate Records
UPC:
0856968001043
catalogNumber:
2000

Tracks

  1. Little Boxes  - Elvis Costello
  2. All Good  -  Zeroleen
  3. Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games  -  Of Montreal
  4. F***, Was I  - Jenny Owen Youngs
  5. Strange Things Are Happening  - Fern Jones
  6. Bathtime in Clerkenwell  -  Tuesday Weld
  7. Shane Digs Gretchen  - Brandon Young Jay
  8. Kicking the Heart Out  -  Rogue Wave
  9. The Ghost of Corporate Future  - Regina Spektor
  10. One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula  -  Dengue Fever
  11. Neighborhood  - Aidan Hawken
  12. It Ain't You  -  Squirrel Nut Zippers
  13. From Agrestic to Las Vegas  - Gwendolyn Sanford
  14. Not Enough  -  88
  15. Holland  - Sufjan Stevens
  16. Huskaroo TV Spot  - Brandon Young Jay

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