This week’s Lakeshore Records Pick of the Week is Zodiac, a soundtrack which features an eclectic mix of great musicians and groups from periods past: Johnny Coltrane, Donovan, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Isaac Hayes, Johnny Mathis, Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, The Four Tops, Three Dog Night, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, and more! Directed by David Fincher (Se7en), this film (rent it on iTunes) takes its viewers back to the period between 1968-1969, when the infamous killer, “The Zodiac” terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area.
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Source Code, Donnie Darko), Mark Ruffalo (Reservation Road) and Robert Downey, Jr. (A Scanner Darkly), The interplay between the three characters: an obsessed cartoonist-amateur detective, newspaper reporter and Police Inspector, respectively, adds to the tension and frustration built by one of the country’s most infamous unsolved murder mysteries.
Zodiac (Music From The Motion Picture)
01. Easy to Be Hard – Three Dog Night
02. Sky Pilot – Eric Burdon & The Animals
03. Soul Sacrifice – Santana
04. Bernadette – The Four Tops
05. (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden – Lynn Anderson
06. I Want to Take You Higher – Sly & The Family Stone
07. Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic – Isaac Hayes
08. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) – Marvin Gaye
09. Brother Louie – Stories
10. Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
11. It’s Not for Me to Say – Johnny Mathis
12. Mary’s Blues – Johnn Coltrane
13. Solar – Miles Davis
14. Johnny Mann Singers – The Sound of the City
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