How Does it Make You Feel? Vol. 3

24 Sep

Drive Soundtrack

By Littlebells & Parisienne

Drive, staring Ryan Gosling, has the perfect marriage of film and soundtrack.  Director, Nicolas Winding Refn, used former Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Cliff Martinez, to compose a riveting, intense underscore.  The soundtrack also incorporates a few songs that have a 80s synthesizer feel, that surprisingly enough, go beautifully with the scenes they are placed within.

Please click here to listen to soundtrack

1. “Nightcall” – Kavinsky & Lovefoxxx

 

2. “Under Your Spell” – Desire

                                                                                         

 3. “A Real Hero” – College (feat. Electric Youth)

                                                             

4. “Oh My Love” – Riz Ortolani (feat. Katyna Ranieri)

                                                    

5. “Tick of the Clock” – Chromatics

                                                                                 

6. “Rubber Head” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                                  

 7. “I Drive” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                                            

 8. “He Had a Good Time” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                     

9. “They Broke His Pelvis” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                 

10. “Kick Your Teeth” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                          

11. “Where’s the Deluxe Version?” – Cliff Martinez

                                                  

 12. “See You in Four” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                         

13. “After the Chase” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                            

14. “Hammer” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                                        

15. “Wrong Floor” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                                 

16. “Skull Crushing” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                              

17. “My Name on a Car” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                     

  18. “On the Beach” – Cliff Martinez

                                                                              

  19. “Bride of Deluxe” – Cliff Martinez[1]

Soundtrack is available for download NOW and hardcopy September 27th.

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5 Responses to “How Does it Make You Feel? Vol. 3”

  1. littlebells September 24, 2011 at 5:09 PM #

    I must say that I was very impressed with the music and how well the 80s theme worked with the scenes. i felt the instrumental pieces had a purpose. Each composition built upon the other until reaching the climax of the story. After, the songs had a sense of resolution.

    i was greatly impressed with this film and look forward to our movie Hot Seat discussion.

    • Open Book September 25, 2011 at 4:29 PM #

      LB-

      I’ve not seen this film yet. I intend to see it this week given it’s our HOT SEAT film. However, I did listen to the soundtrack sample u provided and I like “Tick of the Clock”. It will be interesting to hear put within context. What song did u think highlight the climax of the film the most?

  2. comic relief September 25, 2011 at 2:27 PM #

    I really liked the previous format and preferences, yet I’m really impressed with the new massive format change also. Thanks for the critique and I can’t wait to listen. I really don’t know what to expect from the album.

  3. littlebells September 25, 2011 at 6:01 PM #

    CR, I’m so glad you liked the music and new format. I think we will incorporate both formats to keep it interesting. 🙂

    I’m looking forward to everyone’s critic for both film and use of score. I will be seeing it again to refresh my memory. I can’t remember the song itself when I felt the story had reached its climax, but I did thoroughly enjoy how Refn infused “Oh My Love” with the scene montages. For me, I felt it was an ode to the ending sequence in Sum of All Fears.

    • comic relief September 27, 2011 at 4:13 PM #

      Hmmm, that was an interesting listening experience and oddly gave me a preview of the tone and personality of the film. I would agree that the music’s 80’s influences were strong. I really don’t know how these sounds would contribute to the content of the film. I only really have your review to go by or the trailer and hear nothing but great things about it.

      Still want to see it really soon, I should get around to this by the end of the week.

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