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

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
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 ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
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: 856968001043
  • Catalog Number: 2000

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Little Boxes - Elvis Costello (0:53)
  2. 2 All Good - Zeroleen (3:02)
  3. 3 Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games - Of Montreal (4:06)
  4. 4 F***, Was I - Jenny Owen Youngs (3:25)
  5. 5 Strange Things Are Happening - Fern Jones (2:26)
  6. 6 Bathtime in Clerkenwell - Tuesday Weld (2:53)
  7. 7 Shane Digs Gretchen - Brandon Young Jay (0:50)
  8. 8 Kicking the Heart Out - Rogue Wave (4:13)
  9. 9 The Ghost of Corporate Future - Regina Spektor (3:17)
  10. 10 One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula - Dengue Fever (6:38)
  11. 11 Neighborhood - Aidan Hawken (5:14)
  12. 12 It Ain't You - Squirrel Nut Zippers (3:06)
  13. 13 From Agrestic to Las Vegas - Gwendolyn Sanford (0:42)
  14. 14 Not Enough - The 88 (4:44)
  15. 15 Holland - Sufjan Stevens (3:27)
  16. 16 Huskaroo TV Spot - Brandon Young Jay (0:21)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Malvina Reynolds Composer
David Ralicke Composer
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Composer
Chris Bellman Mastering
Jay Faires Soundtrack Executive Producer, Music Executive
Jimbo Mathus Composer
Senon Williams Composer
Sufjan Stevens Composer
Zachary Holtzman Composer
Gwendolyn Sanford Composer
Regina Spektor Composer
Zach Rogue Composer
Aidan Hawken Composer
Jenny Owen Youngs Composer
Ethan Holtzman Composer
Stephen Coates Composer
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