Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly more modern soundtrack.
Marie Antoinette set France on its ear in the 1770s, but the upcoming film about her life features a decidedly more modern soundtrack. Due Oct. 10 via Verve Forecast, the double-disc set features previously released tracks from New Order, the Strokes, the Cure, Gang Of Four and Windsor for the Derby. The film, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst as the title character, opens Oct. 20.
Of perhaps most interest to listeners will be remixes of Bow Wow Wow's "I Want Candy" and "Fools Rush In" by reclusive My Bloody Valentine mastermind Kevin Shields. The artist was brought on board by music supervisor Brian Reitzell, who coaxed new music out of him for the 2003 soundtrack to Coppola's "Lost in Translation."
Also included on the soundtrack are tracks from Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, the Radio Dept., Siouxsie and the Banshees and, as previously reported, Air.
Here is the track list for "Marie Antoinette":
"Hong Kong Garden," Siouxsie and the Banshees
"Aphrodisiac," Bow Wow Wow
"What Ever Happened," the Strokes
"Pulling Our Weight," the Radio Dept.
"Ceremony," New Order
"Natural's Not in It," Gang Of Four
"I Want Candy" (Kevin Shields remix), Bow Wow Wow
"Kings of the Wild Frontier," Adam & the Ants
"Concerto in G," Antonio Vivaldi/Brian Reitzell
"The Melody of a Fallen Tree," Windsor For The Derby
"I Don't Like It Like This," the Radio Dept.
"Plainsong," the Cure
"Intro Versailles," Reitzell/Beggs
"Jynweythek Ylow," Aphex Twin
"Opus 17," Dustin O'Halloran
"Il Secondo Giorno," Air
"Keen on Boys," the Radio Dept.
"Opus 23," Dustin O'Halloran
"Les Baricades Misterieuses," Francois Couperin/Reitzell
"Fools Rush In" (Kevin Shields remix), Bow Wow Wow
"Avril 14th," Aphex Twin
"K. 213," Domenico Scarlatti/Reitzell
"Tommib Help Buss," Squarepusher
"Tristes Apprets," Jean Philippe Rameau/W. Christie
"Opus 36," Dustin O'Halloran
"All Cat's Are Grey," the Cure