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Garden State OST

Saturday, January 29, 2005

Garden State Soundtrack

Yeah, I know...its already 2005 and I'm talking about a soundtrack that by now adorns the CD rack of anyone with good taste. But then, watching the movie again on DVD brought back not-so-distant memories. And I cannot stress enough on how essential this CD is for your OST collection.
Zach Braff of Scrubs fame might look like someone who draws energy from nursery rhymes, but in compiling this soundtrack has shown remarkable maturity in taste. Personally, it was not just the joy of discovering artistes like The Shins, Iron & Wine and even Frou-Frou, but also the thrill of seeing eternal favorites like Nick Drake and trip-hop favorites, Zero 7. And even though, I'm not too big on Thievery Corporation, their Lebanese Blonde is a song that'll make it on Side B of one of my trip-hop compilations. Throw in some Simon&Garfunkel, Coldplay etc. and voila! there's my near-perfect OST.

Manoj :: 1/29/2005 08:11:00 PM


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