Joyride [1997]

Joyride [1997]

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Overview

Joyride [1997]

The best part of 1997's awful teen murder flick Joyride was the soundtrack, pieced together by 4AD's Ivo Watts-Russell. As an assemblage of the label's roster, it flows well, to the point of serving the same purpose as a DJ mix CD. The majority of this favors the dreamier side of the label's output, interrupted only by the discordance of Scheer's "Cannon." Lush fans might also take note, as the disc leads off with an instrumental version of Split's "Light From a Dead Star." This Mortal Coil, Watts-Russell's first studio project, makes three appearances, including its virtual lifting of Can's "Halleluwah" for "Something Borrowed." From the reverb-drenched twang of Tarnation's "Game of Broken Hearts" to Colourbox's dubbed-up "Shoot Out," Joyride displays the unrealized diversity of 4AD. Pale Saints fans should approach the movie with caution -- witnessing the manner in which "A Thousand Stars Burst Open" is used will surely trigger the gag reflex.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/18/1997
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0093624682523
catalogNumber: 46825

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dif Juz   Track Performer
Lush   Track Performer
This Mortal Coil   Track Performer
Colourbox   Track Performer
His Name Is Alive   Track Performer
Pale Saints   Track Performer
Spirea X   Track Performer
Michael Brook   Track Performer
Tarnation   Track Performer
Scheer   Track Performer
Baked Beans   Track Performer
Oliver Lieb   Track Performer

Technical Credits

His Name Is Alive   Composer
Meriel Barham   Composer
Louise Trehy   Composer
Simon Raymonde   Composer
Emma Anderson   Composer
Curtis   Composer
Miki Berenyi   Composer
Paul McMenamin   Art Direction
Oliver Lieb   Composer
Philip King   Composer
Neal Calderwood   Composer
Audrey Gallagher   Composer
Mike Mason   Composer
Ian Masters   Composer
Laurent Zilber   Executive Producer
Peter Fleming   Composer
Graeme Naysmith   Composer
Chris Cooper   Composer
Paddy Leyden   Composer
James Robertson Beattie   Composer
Joe Bates   Composer

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