Eclectic Artists Suit Up For 'Scrubs' Soundtrack
Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy "Scrubs."Guided By Voices, Butthole Surfers, and Eels are among the varied group of artists featured on the soundtrack to the quirky NBC comedy "Scrubs." Due Sept. 24 on Hollywood Records, the set boasts Laslo Bane's "Superman" as its first single, as well as songs by the Shins, John Cale, Everything, and Shawn Mullins. At deadline the album was scheduled to have 15 tracks, including music featured during the show's first season.
Colin Hay, former lead singer of Men At Work, has two songs on the album: "Beautiful World" and a remake of his former band's "Overkill." Hay will make a guest appearance on the second-season premiere of "Scrubs," playing a troubadour. In the Sept. 26 episode, Hay will perform an acoustic version of "Overkill," a No. 3 Billboard Hot 100 hit for Men At Work in 1983.
Centered around a group of medical interns and hospital staffers, "Scrubs" debuted last year to critical acclaim. According to Nielsen Media Research, the series ranked at No. 38 overall in the ratings (averaging 11 million U.S. viewers per episode) for the 2001-2002 TV season.
Here is the "Scrubs" soundtrack listing (subject to change):
"Superman," Laslo Bane
"All in My Head," Shawn Mullins
"Fresh Feeling," Eels
"Good Time," Leroy
"Good Life," Francis Dunnery
"New Slang," the Shins
"Beautiful World," Colin Hay
"Hold on Hope," Guided By Voices
"Fighting for My Love," Nil Lara
"Dracula From Houston," Butthole Surfers
"Hallelujah," John Cale
"Have It All," Jeremy Kay
"Scrubs" end credit score, Jan Stevens
"Overkill," Colin Hay