Lost Highway (soundtrack)

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Lost Highway Soundtrack
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released February 18, 1997
Genre Soundtrack
Length71:57
Label
Producer Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor chronology
Natural Born Killers
(1994)
Lost Highway
(1997)
Singles from Lost Highway Soundtrack
  1. "Apple of Sodom"
    Released: February 18, 1997
  2. "The Perfect Drug"
    Released: May 13, 1997
  3. "Eye"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
The A.V. Club Favorable [2]
Entertainment Weekly A [3]
Pitchfork Media 5.2/10 [4]

Lost Highway is the soundtrack album for the 1997 David Lynch film of the same name. It was produced by Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), and includes original music from the film recorded by Reznor, Angelo Badalamenti and Barry Adamson, as well as songs by other artists used in the film. The album reached No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and reached Gold status in the United States.

David Lynch American film director and artist

David Keith Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer. He has been described by The Guardian as "the most important director of this era", while AllMovie called him "the Renaissance man of modern American filmmaking". His films Blue Velvet (1986) and Mulholland Drive (2001) are widely regarded by critics to be among the greatest films of their respective decades, while the success of his 1990–91 television series Twin Peaks led to him being labeled "the first popular Surrealist" by film critic Pauline Kael. He has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, and has won France's César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as well as the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival. In 2016, Mulholland Drive, was named the top film of the 21st century by the BBC following a poll of 177 film critics from 36 countries.

<i>Lost Highway</i> (film) 1997 film by David Lynch

Lost Highway is a 1997 neo-noir film directed by David Lynch and co-written by Lynch and Barry Gifford. It stars Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, and Robert Blake. The film follows a musician (Pullman) who begins receiving mysterious VHS tapes of him and his wife (Arquette) in their home, and who is suddenly convicted of murder, after which he inexplicably disappears and is replaced by a young mechanic (Getty) leading a different life.

Trent Reznor American musician

Michael Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and film score composer. He is the founder, lead vocalist, and principal songwriter of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which he founded in 1988 and of which he was the sole official member until adding long-time collaborator Atticus Ross as a permanent member in 2016. His first release under the Nine Inch Nails name, the 1989 album Pretty Hate Machine, was a commercial and critical success. He has since released nine Nine Inch Nails studio albums. He left Interscope Records in 2007 and was an independent recording artist until signing with Columbia Records in 2012.

Contents

On 7 November 2016 the album was rereleased on vinyl by Dutch label Music On Vinyl. [5]

Track listing

  1. "I'm Deranged" (edit) – David Bowie – 2:37
  2. "Videodrones; Questions" – Trent Reznor featuring Peter Christopherson – 0:44
  3. "The Perfect Drug" – Nine Inch Nails – 5:42
  4. "Red Bats with Teeth" – Angelo Badalamenti – 2:57
  5. "Haunting & Heartbreaking" – Angelo Badalamenti – 2:09
  6. "Eye" – The Smashing Pumpkins – 4:51
  7. "Dub Driving" – Angelo Badalamenti – 3:43
  8. "Mr. Eddy's Theme 1" – Barry Adamson – 3:31
  9. "This Magic Moment" – Lou Reed – 3:23
  10. "Mr. Eddy's Theme 2" – Barry Adamson – 2:13
  11. "Fred & Renee Make Love" – Angelo Badalamenti – 2:04
  12. "Apple of Sodom" – Marilyn Manson – 4:26
  13. "Insensatez" – Antônio Carlos Jobim – 2:53
  14. "Something Wicked This Way Comes" (edit) – Barry Adamson – 2:54
  15. "I Put a Spell on You" – Marilyn Manson – 3:30
  16. "Fats Revisited" – Angelo Badalamenti – 2:31
  17. "Fred's World" – Angelo Badalamenti – 3:01
  18. "Rammstein" (edit) – Rammstein – 3:26
  19. "Hollywood Sunset" – Barry Adamson – 2:01
  20. "Heirate Mich" (edit) – Rammstein – 3:02
  21. "Police" – Angelo Badalamenti – 1:40
  22. "Driver Down" – Trent Reznor – 5:18
  23. "I'm Deranged" (Reprise) – David Bowie – 3:48

Notes

"Song to the Siren" is a song written by Tim Buckley and his writing partner Larry Beckett and was first released on Buckley's 1970 album Starsailor. It was also later released on Morning Glory: The Tim Buckley Anthology, the album featuring a performance of the song taken from the final episode of The Monkees TV show which aired on March 25, 1968.

This Mortal Coil was a music collective led by Ivo Watts-Russell, founder of the British record label 4AD. Although Watts-Russell and John Fryer were technically the only two official members, the band's recorded output featured a large rotating cast of supporting artists, many of whom were otherwise associated with 4AD, including members of Cocteau Twins, Pixies, and Dead Can Dance. The project became known for its gothic, dream pop sound, and released three full albums beginning in 1984 with It'll End in Tears.

Peter Christopherson English musician

Peter Martin Christopherson was a musician, video director, commercial artist, designer and photographer, and former member of British design agency Hipgnosis.

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References

  1. Allmusic review
  2. "Various Artists (Soundtrack): Lost Highway: AV Club Review". 29 March 2002. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. Entertainment Weekly (3/7/97, p.67) - "...Industrial pretty boy/soundtrack architect Trent Reznor skillfully balances fresh salvos by Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, and the Smashing Pumpkins with...noir soundscapes....Even the most discerning listener won't be bored." - Rating: A
  4. "Soundtrack: Lost Highway: Pitchfork Review". 2001-11-26. Archived from the original on 2001-11-26. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
  5. Music on Vinyl
  6. "Various - Lost Highway (Cassette) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28.