Friday, June 17, 2011

OST - Until The End Of The World [1991]

Until The End Of The World
(Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Label: Warner Bros. Records
Catalog#: 7599-26707-2
Format: CD, Compilation
Country: Europe
Released: 1991
Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen
Style: Alternative Rock, Soundtrack []


01 Graeme Revell – Opening Titles
02 Talking Heads – Sax And Violins
03 Julee Cruise – Summer Kisses, Winter Tears
04 Neneh Cherry – Move With Me (Dub)
05 Crime & The City Solution – The Adversary
06 Lou Reed – What's Good
07 Can – Last Night Sleep
08 R.E.M. – Fretless
09 Elvis Costello – Days
10 Graeme Revell – Claire's Theme
11 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – (I'll Love You) Till The End Of The World
12 Patti Smith And Fred Smith – It Takes Time
13 Depeche Mode – Death's Door
14 Graeme Revell – Love Theme
15 Jane Siberry With k.d. lang – Calling All Angels
16 T-Bone Burnett – Humans From Earth
17 Daniel Lanois – Sleeping In The Devil's Bed
18 U2 – Until The End Of The World
19 Graeme Revell – Finale


by Tim DiGravina

Until the End of the World is a definite contender for best motion picture soundtrack of the 1990s. With a lineup that includes Talking Heads, Lou Reed, R.E.M., Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Depeche Mode, U2, and others all providing original songs or new covers, it's an absolute joy. Interspersed with Graeme Revell's haunting ambient score, virtually every pop/rock track works perfectly as part of a cohesive whole. "Sax and Violins," recorded during the dying days of Talking Heads, might be the band's most confident moment, as a jazzy background shuffle and keyboards provide compelling momentum underneath David Byrne's sarcastic vocals. Crime & the City Solution could have made an entire career out of the emotional yet existential "The Adversary." R.E.M. and Depeche Mode both contribute touching ballads. "Fretless" is one of the most beautiful tracks to be found in R.E.M.'s discography, documenting a wounded relationship with subtle grace. "Death's Door" is one of those sad numbers Depeche Mode fans have grown to love, with Martin Gore handling the vocals. Less emotional themes are found in the contributions of Lou Reed and Can. "(I'll Love You) Till the End of the World" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is dark, hilarious, and ultimately quite touching. Jane Siberry handles the soundtrack's most pristine, moving moment with "Calling All Angels"; k.d. lang's background vocals give the song a sweet, angelic feel. In addition to the greatness of the songs, the album is perfectly sequenced. It's hard to imagine a better song progression than that of the one from Julee Cruise to Neneh Cherry here. Throw in U2's Achtung Baby-shared track "Until the End of the World" and a Kinks cover by Elvis Costello, and it's almost impossible to think of a better soundtrack from or to the 1990s.
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