'The O.C.' Rocks With Two New CDs
Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series.Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. Due Oct. 26, "Music From the O.C.: Mix 2" sports exclusive tracks from Nada Surf and Jem plus 13 additional cuts from the likes of Interpol, Death Cab For Cutie and the Killers.
The album is led by Nada Surf's cover of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark's 1986 No. 4 Billboard Hot 100 hit "If You Leave" and Jem's rendition of Paul McCartney's "Maybe I'm Amazed." Also exclusive to the disc is a live version of the Walkmen's "Little House of Savages."
Interpol offers "The Specialist" from the Japanese version of its debut album, "Turn on the Bright Lights," while Keane contributes the B-side "Walnut Tree." Tracks by the Eels, Super Furry Animals, Patrick Park, Dios Malos, the Thrills, the Perishers, Johnathan Rice, Beulah and the Album Leaf round out the collection.
"Mix 3: Have a Very Merry Chrismukkah" takes its name from the holiday the half-Jewish, half-Christian Cohen family celebrates on the show. Although a full track list is not yet finalized, the album will feature such songs as Ron Sexsmith's "Maybe This Christmas" and Low's "Just Like Christmas."
Released in April, the first "O.C." soundtrack debuted at No. 52 on The Billboard 200 and has sold more than 163,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Here is the track list for "The O.C.: Mix 2":
"Saturday Morning," the Eels
"Hello Sunshine," Super Furry Animals
"Smile Like You Mean It," the Killers
"A Lack of Color," Death Cab For Cutie
"The Specialist," Interpol
"Something Pretty," Patrick Park
"You Got Me All Wrong," Dios Malos
"If You Leave," Nada Surf
"Big Sur," the Thrills
"Little House of Savages" (live), the Walkmen
"Trouble Sleeping," the Perishers
"So Sweet," Johnathan Rice
"Popular Mechanics for Lovers," Beulah
"Walnut Tree," Keane
"Maybe I'm Amazed," Jem
"Eastern Glow," the Album Leaf