Call it near-perfect timing. The soundtrack to The WB's hit drama, "One Tree Hill," hits stores just two weeks after its theme song, Gavin DeGraw's "I Don't Want to Be," reached No. 1 on the Mainstrea

Call it near-perfect timing. The soundtrack to The WB's hit drama, "One Tree Hill," hits stores just two weeks after its theme song, Gavin DeGraw's "I Don't Want to Be," reached No. 1 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. That slow-burning multiformat hit is included here, although in a surprisingly enjoyable live concert version. The series showcases lots of music, usually by hipster indie rock types, so to distill all of the featured tunes into one CD was surely a daunting task. The album boasts the Wreckers (Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp), Tyler Hilton, Travis, the Get Up Kids and Trespassers William. Also on board is Sheryl Crow by way of a previously unavailable acoustic take of "The First Cut Is the Deepest," lifted from her performance on the show. Fans of the series take note: This disc arrives the same day as the DVD "One Tree Hill: The Complete First Season."—KC

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