RZA, Isaac Hayes Fit 'Bill' Soundtrack
Maverick Records has set a Sept. 23 release for the soundtrack to the first volume of Quentin Tarantino's new movie "Kill Bill." The first half of the film, which is being released in two parts, willMaverick Records has set a Sept. 23 release for the soundtrack to the first volume of Quentin Tarantino's new movie "Kill Bill." The first half of the film, which is being released in two parts, will open Oct. 10 in U.S. theaters.
"Kill Bill Vol. 1" will feature tunes by Nancy Sinatra, Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA, soul icon Isaac Hayes, rockabilly pioneer Charlie Feathers and Japanese girl group the 22.214.171.124's, interspersed with film dialogue snippets and excerpts from songs by Quincy Jones and Neu! RZA appears with a song of his own, "Ode to Oren Ishii," and also in a collaboration with film scorer Charles Bernstein on the track "Crane"/"White Lightning."
The soundtrack will be the second film-music collaboration between Maverick and Tarantino's production company A Band Apart. The label released the 1997 soundtrack for the director's most recent feature film, "Jackie Brown."
Here is the track listing for "Kill Bill Vol. 1":
"Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)," Nancy Sinatra
"That Certain Female," Charlie Feathers
"The Grand Duel -- (Parte Prima)," Luis Bacalov
"Twisted Nerve," Bernard Herrmann
"Queen Of the Crime Council," film dialogue
"Ode to Oren Ishii," RZA
"Run Fay Run," Isaac Hayes
"Green Hornet," Al Hirt
"Battle Without Honor or Humanity," Tomoyasu Hotei
"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," Santa Esmeralda
"Woo Hoo," the 126.96.36.199's
"Crane"/"White Lightning," RZA/Charles Bernstein
"The Flower of Carnage," Meiko Kaji
"The Lonely Shepherd," Zamfir
"You're My Wicked Life," film dialogue
"Ironside" excerpt, Quincy Jones
"Super 16" excerpt, Neu!
"Kung Fu Stings and SFX," film dialogue