When’s the last time that you bought a movie soundtrack album. OK, trick question: no one buys albums anymore. But if you did, it probably wouldn’t be a soundtrack, because the movie soundtrack is a dying art. Today’s movie soundtracks are usually a collection of songs from the filmmaker’s childhood, plus whatever Rihanna or Katy Perry song didn’t get used for their last album. Basically: a mess.
This week we’re looking back to when movie soundtracks mattered. All the way back to…the early 2000s? Wait, that’s almost 20 years ago? Crap, we’re old. Agree or disagree with our picks? Let us know below.
6:56 – This Is Spinal Tap (Michael’s Choice)
9:32 – The Graduate (Richard’s Choice)
15:14 – Pulp Fiction (Michael’s Choice)
20:10 – Singles (Richard’s Choice)
29:22 – Trainspotting (Michael’s Choice)
34:03 – A Hard’s Days Night (Richard’s Choice)
38:37 – Rushmore (Michael’s Choice)
45:12 – The Power and the Glory (Richard’s Choice)