Lakeshore Records is proud to have released two of “The 40 Greatest Film Soundtracks Of All Time”: Drive and Half Nelson! Directed by Ryan Fleck, the critically-acclaimed Half Nelson (2006) features music by Broken Social Scene, The Somnambulants, Billy Bragg and more. Drive, also on the Best Soundtracks and Most Influential lists, continues to draw favor among film music and movie aficionados. Features score by Cliff Martinez and songs by Kavinsky & Lovefoxxx, Desire, The Chromatics, College, and Riz Ortolani.
The film bubbles and bursts with blues, rock, and soul from the likes of cats like John Lee Hooker, Memphis Minnie, Memphis Slim, Big Bill Broonzy, Paul ‘Wine’ Jones, and more. It’s a good’un. –Consequence Of Sound
The two-volume blues compilation soundtracks, Mississippi Grind Vol 1: Gerry’s Road Mix (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and Mississippi Grind Vol 2: Curtis’ Road Mix (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) are out now on Lakeshore Records! The album features esteemed legends of Blues such as Memphis Slim, Furry Lewis and John Lee Hooker. Read our previous announcement on Mississippi Grind for more details.
A24 & DIRECTV present MISSISSIPPI GRIND in theaters now (find a theater).
Who can resist a soundtrack full of well-chosen blues and country-and-western songs, many of which offer further testimony to the place of cards, poker chips, dice and racehorses in our national mythology? – New York Times
Mississippi Grind Vol 1: Gerry’s Road Mix (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and Mississippi Grind Vol 2: Curtis’ Road Mix (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) released by Lakeshore Records is a two-volume blues compilation soundtrack featuring esteemed legends of Blues such as Memphis Slim, Furry Lewis and John Lee Hooker. Each volume is a musical reflections of the state mind of an individual character. A rare look into the deeper motivations of such complex and vivid men as Gerry (Slow West’s Ben Mendelsohn) and Curtis (Green Lantern’s Ryan Reynolds) each volume is different as are the fates and choices of the gambling men they represent. Through the songs of Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Minnie and Joe Callicott, amongst others, the actions and choices of Mississippi Grindare illuminated all the more. Marshall Chapman, who plays Curtis’ mom, contributes the track “Rainbow Road”, while Leo Welch’s original track, “I Don’t Know Her Name” is also featured on the “Curtis’ Road Mix” recording. Read further for more album details!
A24 & DIRECTV present MISSISSIPPI GRIND in theaters on September 25 (find a theater).