The Big Lebowski [Original Soundtrack]

The Big Lebowski [Original Soundtrack]

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Overview

The soundtrack to The Big Lebowski, the Coen brothers' follow-up to their breakthrough film Fargo, is an odd mixture of opera, world music, pop, jazz, exotica, folk and blues. In other words, it's as idiosyncratic as the Coens themselves, and the weird array of styles makes sense in practice, not on paper. Among the highlights are Elvis Costello's "My Mood Swings," Bob Dylan's "The Man in Me," Nina Simone's "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good," Yma Sumac's "Ataypura," Kenny Rogers' "Just Dropped In," Townes Van Zandt's "Dead Flowers" and Henry Mancini's "Lujon." The collection makes more sense if you've seen the film, but there are enough good songs and quirky humor to make it an enjoyable listen on its own terms.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/24/1998
Label: Mercury
UPC: 0731453690325
catalogNumber: 536903

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Henry Mancini   Track Performer
Nina Simone   Track Performer
Yma Sumac   Track Performer
Gipsy Kings   Track Performer
Elvis Costello   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Bob Dylan   Track Performer
Jim Keltner   Drums
Meredith Monk   Track Performer
Piero Piccioni   Track Performer
Captain Beefheart   Track Performer
Carter Burwell   Track Performer
Greg Cohen   Bass
Townes Van Zandt   Track Performer
Kenny Rogers & the First Edition   Track Performer
Valerie Pack   Guitar
Anton Dermota & The Austrian State Radio Orchestra   Track Performer
Ilona Steingruber   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Mickey Newbury   Composer
Henry Mancini   Composer
Erich Wolfgang Korngold   Composer
Bob Dylan   Composer
Don Henley   Composer
Mick Jagger   Composer
Don Felder   Composer
Meredith Monk   Composer
T Bone Burnett   Producer
Carter Burwell   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Glenn Frey   Composer
Roger Moutenot   Engineer
Keith Richards   Composer
Don Van Vliet   Composer
Louis Hardin   Composer
Moisés Vivanco   Composer
Diana Fragnito   Contributor
Happy Walters   Contributor
Howard Paar   Contributor
Ethan Coen   Producer

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