Wild Orchid [Original Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Soundtracks are often uneven, disjointed affairs that don't mean much if you've never seen a particular film. There are many exceptions, of course -- the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, for example, is great whether or not you've seen the movie. But the soundtrack to the 1990 film Wild Orchid starring Mickey Rourke and Jacqueline Bisset is definitely uneven. What makes this CD is the fact that it is dominated by world music, which isn't something you can say about many soundtracks to American films. And it does contain some gems here and there, including Brazilian artist Margareth Menezes' hit "Elejibo" a fine example of Afro-Bahian pop and two selections by the ...
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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Soundtracks are often uneven, disjointed affairs that don't mean much if you've never seen a particular film. There are many exceptions, of course -- the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, for example, is great whether or not you've seen the movie. But the soundtrack to the 1990 film Wild Orchid starring Mickey Rourke and Jacqueline Bisset is definitely uneven. What makes this CD is the fact that it is dominated by world music, which isn't something you can say about many soundtracks to American films. And it does contain some gems here and there, including Brazilian artist Margareth Menezes' hit "Elejibo" a fine example of Afro-Bahian pop and two selections by the acclaimed Jewish Yemenite singer Ofra Haza: "Love Song" and "I Want to Fly/Slave Dream." Equally impressive is Brazilian hero Naná Vasconcelos' vocal on the reggae-influenced "Bird Boy."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/11/1990
  • Label: Sire / London/Rhino
  • UPC: 075992612722
  • Catalog Number: 26127

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Main Title - Paradise (3:13)
  2. 2 Elejibo - Margareth Menezes (4:17)
  3. 3 Dark Secret - David Rudder (4:52)
  4. 4 Shake the Sheikh - Dissidenten (4:42)
  5. 5 I Want to Fly/Slave Dream - Ofra Haza (7:03)
  6. 6 Bird Boy - Naná Vasconcelos (4:33)
  7. 7 Love Song - Ofra Haza (2:28)
  8. 8 Twistin' with Annie - Hank Ballard (1:29)
  9. 9 Magic Jewelled Limousine - NASA (5:03)
  10. 10 Oxossi - Gerônimo (2:35)
  11. 11 Children of Fire (Call of Xango) - David Rudder (3:24)
  12. 12 Promised Land - Underworld (5:23)
  13. 13 Flor Cubana - Simone Moreno (2:50)
  14. 14 Wheeler's Howl - Rhythm Methodists (4:23)
  15. 15 Love Theme - Paradise (4:11)
  16. 16 Just a Carnival - David Rudder (5:17)
  17. 17 Dark Secret - David Rudder (4:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ofra Haza Track Performer
Naná Vasconcelos Track Performer
Hank Ballard Track Performer
Dissidenten Track Performer
NASA Track Performer
Paradise Track Performer
Underworld Track Performer
Margareth Menezes Track Performer
Eric Kupper Keyboards
David Rudder Track Performer
Gerônimo Track Performer
Jean-Marie Salaun Keyboards
Simone Moreno Track Performer
Rhythm Methodists Track Performer
Elejibo Track Performer
Technical Credits
Ofra Haza Producer
Paul Pesco Producer
Bezalel Aloni Producer
Wally Brill Producer
Simon Goldenberg Producer
Marlon Klein Producer
Mark Linett Engineer
Gregg Lunsford Producer
Geoff MacCormack Producer
Andy Paley Producer
David Rudder Producer
Jeff Vincent Producer
Rick Smith Producer
Seymour Stein Executive Producer
Momo Producer
Shirley Divers Executive Producer
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