Crazy Heart (soundtrack)

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Crazy Heart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Crazy-heart-soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedJanuary 19, 2010
Genre Soundtrack
Length48:43
Label New West Records
Producer T-Bone Burnett, Stephen Bruton, Jeff Bridges (executive)

Crazy Heart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is a 2010 film soundtrack album to accompany the film Crazy Heart directed by Scott Cooper starring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Contents

Songwriters

The album was released January 19, 2010 to accompany the film. The 16-track album contains several songs written by T-Bone Burnett, Stephen Bruton, and Ryan Bingham, with some by John Goodwin, Bob Neuwirth, Sam Hopkins, Gary Nicholson, Townes Van Zandt, Sam Phillips, Greg Brown, Billy Joe Shaver, and Eddy Shaver.

Performers

The songs are performed by various artists including actors Jeff Bridges, Colin Farrell, and Robert Duvall, as well as singers Ryan Bingham (who also sings the theme song "The Weary Kind"), Buck Owens, The Louvin Brothers, Lightnin' Hopkins, Waylon Jennings, Townes Van Zandt, and Sam Phillips.

Awards and nominations

On January 17, 2010, the theme song "The Weary Kind", written by Ryan Bingham and T-Bone Burnett, was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Original Song at the 67th Golden Globe Awards. The song also won the Academy Award for Best Original Song [1] at the 82nd Academy Awards and a Grammy for Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media at the 53rd Grammy Awards. The soundtrack also won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media at the same ceremony.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."Hold On You" Stephen Bruton, T-Bone Burnett, John Goodwin, Bob Neuwirth Jeff Bridges 2:53
2."Hello Trouble" Orville Couch, Eddie McDuff Buck Owens 1:52
3."My Baby's Gone"Hazel Houser The Louvin Brothers 2:46
4."Somebody Else"Bruton, BurnettJeff Bridges4:38
5."I Don't Know"Bruton, Burnett Ryan Bingham 2:23
6."Fallin' & Flyin'"Bruton, Gary Nicholson Jeff Bridges3:02
7."I Don't Know"Bruton, BurnettJeff Bridges2:15
8."Once a Gambler" Sam Hopkins Lightnin' Hopkins4:55
9."Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" Waylon Jennings Waylon Jennings2:55
10."Fallin' & Flyin'"Bruton, Nicholson Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges2:42
11."Gone, Gone, Gone" Ryan Bingham, BurnettColin Farrell2:39
12."If I Needed You" Townes Van Zandt Townes Van Zandt3:26
13."Reflecting Light" Sam Phillips Sam Phillips3:21
14."Live Forever" Billy Joe Shaver, Eddy Shaver Robert Duvall 0:50
15."Brand New Angel" Greg Brown Jeff Bridges3:48
16."The Weary Kind" (Theme from Crazy Heart)Bingham, BurnettRyan Bingham4:18
Total length:48:43

Limited Deluxe Edition

  1. "Hold On You" 2:53
  2. "Hello Trouble" 1:52
  3. "My Baby's Gone" 2:46
  4. "Somebody Else (Instrumental)" 1:56
  5. "Somebody Else" 4:38
  6. "I Don't Know" 2:23
  7. "Wesley's Piano" 1:24
  8. "Fallin' & Flyin'" 3:02
  9. "Searching (For Someone Like You)" 2:38
  10. "I Don't Know" 2:16
  11. "Once a Gambler" 4:56
  12. "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" 2:55
  13. "I Let the Freight Train Carry Me On" 2:34
  14. "Color of the Blues" 2:52
  15. "Joy" 4:07
  16. "Fallin' & Flyin'" 2:43
  17. "Gone, Gone, Gone" 2:39
  18. "If I Needed You" 3:36
  19. "Reflecting Light" 3:21
  20. "Mal Hombre" 3:31
  21. "Live Forever"  :50
  22. "Brand New Angel" 3:49
  23. "The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)" 4:16

Chart performance

Chart (2010)Peak
position
Australian Top Country Albums10
U.S. Billboard 20018
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums6
U.S. Billboard Top Soundtracks2

Year-end charts

Chart (2010)Position
US Billboard 200 120 [2]

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