|The Crow: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack|
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|Released||March 29, 1994|
|Genre||Alternative rock, alternative metal, industrial rock, gothic rock, groove metal|
|The Crow soundtrack chronology|
|Singles from The Crow: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack|
The soundtrack to the movie The Crow was released in 1994.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program, or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video, or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
The Crow is a 1994 American supernatural superhero film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley. The film stars Brandon Lee in his final film appearance. The film is based on James O'Barr's 1989 comic book The Crow, and tells the story of Eric Draven (Lee), a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own death as well as the rape and murder of his fiancée.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1994.
The album featured covers, including Nine Inch Nails who covered Joy Division's "Dead Souls", Pantera who covered Poison Idea's "The Badge", and Rollins Band who covered Suicide's "Ghost Rider", which is about a Marvel Comics character. Rage Against the Machine re-recorded their 1991 B-side "Darkness of Greed" and renamed it "Darkness" for this soundtrack. The Cure also wrote the song "Burn" for the movie. Stone Temple Pilots originally intended to re-record a song off their Mighty Joe Young demo, titled "Only Dying", but was never able to when Brandon Lee had died during production. Medicine re-recorded their song "Time Baby II" for the film's soundtrack album as "Time Baby III", which featured guest vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of Cocteau Twins, although the original version is performed by Medicine in the film. "It Can't Rain All the Time" was co-written by Jane Siberry and the film's composer Graeme Revell, performed by Siberry. An orchestral version of "It Can't Rain All the Time" can be heard in the film multiple times.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, revival, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN, is an American industrial rock band formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1988. The band consists of producer and multi-instrumentalist Trent Reznor, as well as English musician Atticus Ross. Over the course of their three-decade existence, the band has signed with several major labels, the current being Capitol Records, under the name The Null Corporation.
Joy Division were an English rock band formed in Salford in 1976. The band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.
The inclusion of songs written by The Cure and Joy Division are notable because the influences of both bands are present in the original comic book. James O'Barr, the creator of The Crow , reprinted the lyrics to the song "The Hanging Garden" by The Cure on an entire page, and some chapters of the comic book are named after Joy Division songs – "Atmosphere" and "Atrocity Exhibition", for example. In one panel, Eric even quotes a lyric from the song "Disorder" from the album Unknown Pleasures . O'Barr was a big fan of both bands when he was creating the comic book.
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley in 1976. The group has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member. The Cure first began releasing music in the late 1970s with their debut album Three Imaginary Boys (1979); this, along with several early singles, placed the band as part of the post-punk and new wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s, the band's increasingly dark and tormented music was a staple of the emerging style of music known as gothic rock.
James O'Barr is an American comics artist, writer and graphic artist, best known as the creator of the comic book series The Crow.
"The Hanging Garden" is a song by English rock band the Cure, released as the sole single from their fourth studio album, Pornography. The release is sometimes referred to as A Single. The single reached No. 34 in the UK Singles Chart.
The other music in the film which is not included in the soundtrack is instead on The Crow: Original Motion Picture Score of original, mostly orchestral music, with some electronic and guitar elements, written for the film by Graeme Revell.
The Crow: Original Motion Picture Score contains original music written by Graeme Revell for the film The Crow. It was released in 1994. It should not be confused with the soundtrack album, The Crow, which showcases the film's music by popular artists.
Graeme Revell is a New Zealand musician and composer. He came to prominence in the 1980s as the leader of the industrial/electronic group SPK. Since the 1990s he has worked primarily as a film score composer.
Peaking at the top of the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, the album has sold 3.8 million copies in the United States, and has been certified 3x-Platinum by RIAA.
|2.||"Golgotha Tenement Blues"||Machines of Loving Grace||4:00|
|3.||"Big Empty"||Stone Temple Pilots||4:55|
|4.||"Dead Souls" (Joy Division cover)||Nine Inch Nails||4:52|
|5.||"Darkness"||Rage Against the Machine||3:41|
|6.||"Color Me Once"||Violent Femmes||4:10|
|7.||"Ghostrider" (Suicide cover)||Rollins Band||5:46|
|8.||"Milktoast" (Also known as "Milquetoast")||Helmet||3:59|
|9.||"The Badge" (Poison Idea cover)||Pantera||3:54|
|10.||"Slip Slide Melting"||For Love Not Lisa||5:48|
|11.||"After the Flesh"||My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult||3:00|
|12.||"Snakedriver"||The Jesus and Mary Chain||3:43|
|13.||"Time Baby III"||Medicine||3:52|
|14.||"It Can't Rain All the Time"||Jane Siberry||5:31|
Jane Siberry is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels". She performed the theme song to the television series Maniac Mansion. She has released material under the name Issa – an identity which she used formally between 2006 and 2009.
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