Almost Famous (soundtrack)

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Almost Famous
Soundtrack album from Almost Famous by
Various Artists
ReleasedSeptember 12, 2000
Genre Rock
Label DreamWorks
Producer Danny Bramson & Cameron Crowe
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Almost Famous is a soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released in 2000. It was awarded the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.


In May 2021, UMe announced the reissue of the soundtrack as an expanded five CD/seven LP boxed set. [2] It will be the first time all of the music featured in the film will be released in one set. [2]

Track listing

1."America" Paul Simon Simon & Garfunkel 3:37
2."Sparks" Pete Townshend The Who 3:48
3."It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference" Todd Rundgren Todd Rundgren3:51
4."I've Seen All Good People: Your Move" Chris Squire, Jon Anderson Yes 3:33
5."Feel Flows" Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley The Beach Boys 4:44
6."Fever Dog" Nancy Wilson Stillwater 3:10
7."Every Picture Tells a Story" Rod Stewart, Ron Wood Rod Stewart5:55
8."Mr. Farmer" Sky Saxon The Seeds 2:51
9."One Way Out (Live)" Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II The Allman Brothers Band 4:59
10."Simple Man" Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant Lynyrd Skynyrd 5:56
11."That's the Way" Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Led Zeppelin 5:37
12."Tiny Dancer" Elton John, Bernie Taupin Elton John6:15
13."Lucky Trumble" Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson2:42
14."I'm Waiting for the Man" (from Live Santa Monica '72 ) Lou Reed David Bowie 5:43
15."The Wind" Cat Stevens Cat Stevens1:40
16."Slip Away"William Armstrong, Marcus Lewis Daniel, Wilbur Terrell Clarence Carter 2:32
17."Something in the Air" Speedy Keen Thunderclap Newman 3:54

Personnel ("Stillwater")


Additional music

Other music used in the film [3] did not appear on the soundtrack album. As with the songs in the released soundtrack, they are usually snippets of a minute or less.

# Sung or performed by a character in the film @ Only featured in the director's cut, Untitled

Chart performance

2000 Billboard 200 43
2000Billboard Top Internet Albums8
2001Billboard Top Soundtrack Albums16


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada) [5] Gold50,000^
United States (RIAA) [6] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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