Talking Heads, Television, Richard Hell & the Voidoids, the Dictators and other bands that played significant roles in the New York rock ‘n’ roll scene of the mid-1970s will appear on “CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” that Omnivore Recordings will release on Oct. 8.
Besides the CD, Omnivore will release a double LP of the soundtrack, the first pressing being on translucent pink vinyl. Rhino will release a deluxe digital version with an expanded playlist the same day. Brad Rosenberger, one of the film’s producers and its music supervisor, is a principal in Omnivore.
The film “CBGB” tells the story of club owner Hilly Krystal, played by Alan Rickman, and the rise of the punk rock scene within the walls of the club in the seedy neighborhood of New York, the Bowery. After premiering at the CBGB Festival, the film will opens Oct. 11 in theaters in New York, Los Angeles and other select cities.
The Dead Boys, the Police and Blondie are among the acts depicted in the film who also appear on the soundtrack. The album contains a performance by Kristal (“Birds and the Bees”) and a new version of “Sunday Girl” by Blondie.
Life During Wartime – Talking Heads
Kick Out the Jams (Uncensored Version) – MC5
Chatterbox – New York Dolls
Careful – Television
Blank Generation – Richard Hell & The Voidoids
Slow Death – Flamin’ Groovies
I Can’t Stand It – The Velvet Underground
Out of Control – Wayne County & The Electric Chairs
Psychotic Reaction – The Count Five
All For the Love of Rock ’n’ Roll (Live) – Tuff Darts
All By Myself – Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
California Sun (Original Demo) – The Dictators
Caught With the Meat in Your Mouth – Dead Boys
I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up) – Joey Ramone
Get Outta My Way – The Laughing Dogs
Sunday Girl (2013 Version) – Blondie
I Wanna Be Your Dog – The Stooges
Sonic Reducer – Dead Boys
Roxanne – The Police
Birds and the Bees – Hilly Kristal