Columbia Records to Digitally Release "A Little Help" Soundtrack on July 19th
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:33:49
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Columbia Records is pleased to announce the July 19th digital release of the soundtrack for the original motion picture, A Little Help. The album includes three original tracks by Jakob Dylan, as well as a new version of the Dion classic "Runaround Sue." Keep away from Runaround Sue!
A Little Help is the story – funny touching, sad, and real – of an ordinary person, engulfed by ordinary events, making an extraordinary emotional journey. It is written and directed by Michael J. Weithorn and stars Jenna Fischer, Chris O'Donnell, Rob Benedict, Brooke Smith, and Kim Coates. I want to see this one, really bad!
Weithorn wanted the soundtrack to mirror each character's tale as the story unfolded, a musical "commentary" on the journey each character takes throughout the film. He approached Jakob Dylan about composing original songs for the film and what resulted were three "deeply evocative arrangements, as well as simple yet stunningly powerful lyrical imagery that, together, perfectly play off of and enhance the emotional content of the film."
Weithorn worked closely with the all of the artists on the soundtrack, many of whom also appear in the film. Rob Benedict's band Louden Swain has an original track on the album, while Zach Page and Dion also contribute songs as well.
Additionally, Weithorn worked with young composers and songwriters Austin Wintory and Céleigh Chapman, who are also included on the soundtrack.
A first listen from the soundtrack in the form of Jakob Dylan's poignant "You're No Match" can be previewed now at Paste Magazine by going here.
For further information on the soundtrack and film, which is in theaters July 22nd, please visit here.
The track listing is as follows:
1. Down in a Hole (You've Got to Stop Digging) – Jakob Dylan
2. You're No Match – Jakob Dylan
3. No Season At All – Jakob Dylan
4. Runaround Sue (New Version) - Dion
5. If You Want to Rock and Roll – Dion and Zach Page
6. I'm Lucky – Céleigh Chapman
7. Help You – Louden Swain
8. Kyle's Guitar Solo – Zach Page
9. Receiving (Score) – Austin Wintory
10. Twenty Years Too Late (Score) – Austin Wintory
Are you going to get by with a little help this summer?