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    Fri, 16 Oct 2009 11:33:24

    Playlist: <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>'s Forest Whitaker, Lauren Ambrose, Max Records - <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i> stars, Max Records, Forest Whitaker, Lauren Ambrose, Catherine O'Hara and Catherine Keener share their playlists with ARTISTdirect.com editor and <i>Dolor</i> author Rick Florino for this exclusive feature...

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    What's the best way to get really wild?

    Well, you can always start by kicking out your favorite jams and going from there!

    The cast of Where the Wild Things Are is extremely eclectic and unique, but their respective playlists may be just as wild as they are! Forest Whitaker and Lauren Ambrose both have a devout appreciation for classic jazz, while Catherine O'Hara spends her time enjoying Indian music and Catherine Keener is jamming Karen O. The biggest sonic surprise though comes from the film's 12-year-old star, Max Records—he loves The Smiths! Well, there's really no one wilder than Morrissey so it all somewhat makes sense!

    Forest, Lauren, Catherine, Max and Catherine talked to ARTISTdirect.com editor and Dolor author Rick Florino about their playlists for this exclusive feature. Check out what they're all spinning below and don't miss Where the Wild Things Are this weekend!

    Video is also available below! Get wild!

    Forest Whitaker's Playlist:

    1. Louis Armstrong

    Forest Whitaker: I've been listening to some old school jazz from the '30s—a lot of Louie Armstrong!

    Catherine O'Hara's Playlist:

    1. U2

    Catherine O'Hara: I'm listening to U2 and Indian music.

    Lauren Ambrose's Playlist:

    1. Django Reinhardt

    Lauren Ambrose: I've been listening to a lot of jazz like Django Reinhardt. That's what I'm really into. Forest and I should put together a jazz band [Laughs].

    Catherine Keener's Playlist:

    1. Karen OWhere the Wild Things Are Soundtrack

    Catherine Keener: Karen O is on my playlist! The music for this film is just so appropriate and beautiful.

    Max Records' Playlist:

    1. The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs

    2. The White Stripes

    Max Records: I mostly listen to The Yeah Yeah, Yeah's and the White Stripes.

    Catherine Keener: Weren't you into The Smiths for a long time?

    Max Records: Yup, I was!

    Catherine Keener: When I met him, he was a Smiths aficionado!

    —Rick Florino

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