|Soundtrack album by The Polyphonic Spree, featuring Elliott Smith|
|Released||September 13, 2005|
|Label||Hollywood / Good|
|The Polyphonic Spree chronology|
Thumbsucker is the soundtrack to the film of the same name, which is based in the novel of the same name by Walter Kirn. It was released on September 13, 2005 under the Hollywood Records label. It was originally intended to be created by Elliott Smith, but after his death in 2003, The Polyphonic Spree was chosen to complete it when director Mike Mills attended a performance of theirs and was impressed. Three tracks by Smith remain on the release.
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.
Thumbsucker is a 2005 American independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Mills and starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swinton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Kelli Garner, Benjamin Bratt, Vince Vaughn, and Keanu Reeves. The plot focuses on Justin Cobb, a teenager in suburban Oregon, as he copes with his thumb-sucking problem, romance, and his diagnosis with ADHD and subsequent experience using Ritalin. The screenplay was adapted from the 1999 Walter Kirn novel of the same name. Swinton also served as an executive producer.
Thumbsucker is a 1999 novel by Walter Kirn. It was adapted into a film of the same name by Mike Mills in 2005.
All tracks written by Tim DeLaughter and The Polyphonic Spree; except where noted.
Tim DeLaughter is an American singer and songwriter, known as the frontman for both Tripping Daisy and later The Polyphonic Spree.
The Polyphonic Spree is an American choral rock band from Dallas, Texas that was formed in 2000 by Tim DeLaughter. The band's sound relies on a variety of vocal and instrumental color by featuring a choir, flute, trumpet, french horn, trombone, violin, viola, cello, percussion, piano, guitars, bass, drums, electronic keyboards and EWI.
|2.||"Scream & Shout"||2:11|
|4.||"What Would You Let Go"||1:53|
|6.||"Wonderful For You"||1:50|
|7.||"The Rebecca Fantasy"||0:30|
|8.||"Thirteen" (by Elliott Smith)||Christopher Bell, Alex Chilton||2:40|
|9.||"Pink Trash Dream"||0:30|
|10.||"The Green Lights"||1:14|
|12.||"Trouble" (by Elliott Smith)||Yusuf Islam||2:55|
|14.||"Sourness Makes It Right"||2:09|
|15.||"Some of the Parts"||2:13|
|17.||"Let's Get Lost" (by Elliott Smith)||Smith||2:25|
|19.||"The Call of the Wild"||0:55|
|20.||"Wait and See"||1:01|
|21.||"Move Away and Shine"||3:59|
|23.||"Move Away and Shine" (In a Dream Version)||3:47|
Annie Clark, known professionally as St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.
Michael Chadbourne "Mike" Mills is an American film and music video director, writer and graphic designer. He is perhaps best known for his independent films Thumbsucker, Beginners, and 20th Century Women. For the latter, Mills was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
Together We're Heavy is the second release from Dallas symphonic rock group The Polyphonic Spree. Produced by Eric Drew Feldman and released in Japan on June 30, 2004, Europe on July 12 and North America on July 13. It includes the hit singles "Hold Me Now" and "Two Thousand Places". The album was released by Hollywood Records, and represents the band's first "true" album.
The Beginning Stages of... is the debut album from The Polyphonic Spree. The US re-release version of the album has both the original CD plus a bonus CD that features four alternate tracks and a music video for "Light and Day ". The UK re-release is identical to the original release. The album is also available on gatefold vinyl.
The Prophet-5 is an analog synthesizer manufactured by Sequential Circuits between 1978 and 1984. It was designed by Dave Smith and John Bowen. The Prophet-5 was the first fully programmable polyphonic synthesizer and the first musical instrument with an embedded microprocessor. About 6,000 units were produced across three revisions. The Prophet-5 is known for its use by progressive rock bands and film composers. It has been emulated in software synthesizers and analog hardware.
Polyphony is a property of musical instruments that means that they can play multiple independent melody lines simultaneously. Instruments featuring polyphony are said to be polyphonic. Instruments that are not capable of polyphony are monophonic or paraphonic.
The Fragile Army is the third album from the symphonic-rock group The Polyphonic Spree. The album was released on TVT Records on June 19, 2007.
Kirtland Records is a record label based in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Los Angeles, California and New York City. It was co-founded by Deep Blue Something drummer John Kirtland and his wife, Jenny Kirtland of The Polyphonic Spree.
Pilotdrift is an American experimental rock band formed in Texarkana, Texas. Their sound has been described as an experimental mixing bowl, with ingredients including space rock, cinematic orchestral music, jazz, psychedelic rock, dark n' dusty westerns, future pop, spoken word, electro-indie, folk etc. They have toured the U.S and Canada with the likes of The Polyphonic Spree, Supergrass, Eisley, Midlake, and Guster as well as played shows with The Album Leaf, Jon Brion, Devotchka, Akron Family, Angels of Light, Dios (Malos) and more. They have also had their music featured in TV shows like TLC's Deadliest Catch and The Messengers.
Mark Pirro is an American musician, audio engineer, and record producer based in Dallas, Texas. He is a founding member of Tripping Daisy, an alternative rock band that was active from 1991 to 1999. He is an original and current performing member of The Polyphonic Spree, and also performed with the groups Menkena and Foreign Fires. Pirro is the inventor of the Copperphone, a specialty microphone that he designed and distributes through his company Placid Audio.
Wait or WAIT may refer to:
Wait EP is an EP release by The Polyphonic Spree. "Sonic Bloom" is a cover of a song by Tripping Daisy, the former band of three Polyphonic Spree members, Tim DeLaughter, Mark Pirro, and Bryan Wakeland. The EP also features covers of Nirvana's "Lithium" and The Psychedelic Furs' "Love My Way".
Marry Me is the debut studio album by American musician St. Vincent. It was released on July 10, 2007, in the United States and on September 3, 2007 in the United Kingdom, through Beggars Banquet Records. The album is named after a running gag from the television show Arrested Development. As of 2009, the album has sold an estimated amount of 30,000 copies.
Mount Righteous is a band from Grapevine, Texas. They play a vibrant and eclectic indie-pop with a heavy emphasis on varied instrumentation. Their sound has been described as an acoustic-punk marching band and compared to other large collectives including I'm From Barcelona, Architecture In Helsinki, and fellow North Texas-based band The Polyphonic Spree.
Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. One is a Christmas album release by The Polyphonic Spree.
Preteen Zenith is a rock band fronted by Tripping Daisy and The Polyphonic Spree frontman, Tim DeLaughter. They were formed in 2011 and feature ex-members of Tripping Daisy and The Polyphonic Spree. Their second single featured Erykah Badu and was released in March 2012.
Yes, It's True is the fourth studio album by American pop band The Polyphonic Spree. It was released on August 6, 2013.