Essential soundtracks

A Listmania! list by Tigermilked
 
The Royal Tenenbaums
1.  The Royal Tenenbaums by Junior Murvin
The list author says:
  "A terrific soundtrack. Classics such as Nico's gorgeous rendition of 'These Days' and Elliott Smith's quietly intense 'Needle In The Hay' are complement by Mark Mothersbaugh's beautiful instrumentals."
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Soundtrack
2.  Soundtrack by Ghost World
The list author says:
  "A collection of wonderful blues and ragtime tunes. The 'Graduation Rap' and the Blueshammer song are nice additions for fans of the film although they do spoil the flow of the album a little."
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Amelie [Original Score]
3.  Amelie [Original Score] by Yann Tiersen
The list author says:
  "An album of French accordian music doesn't sound too appealing but this really is a treat. If you've seen the movie you'll know just how magical this music is. Utterly charming."
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Rushmore Soundtrack
4.  Rushmore Soundtrack by Various
The list author says:
  "Perhaps my favourite soundtrack of all. Every song has been expertly selected from the sixties 'British invasion' genre and Mark Mothersbaughs compositions are as delightful as ever."
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O Brother, Where Art Thou?
5.  O Brother, Where Art Thou? by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "This collection of country, bluegrass and folk music has been universally applauded, and rightly so. It's one you'll just keep coming back to."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Storytelling
6.  Storytelling by Belle & Sebastian
The list author says:
  "Does it really count as a soundtrack? I'm not sure but it doesn't matter when an album is this lovely. Who would have thought that Belle and Sebastian would ever write a song called 'F*ck This Sh*t'?!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Levity
7.  Levity by Mark Oliver Everett
The list author says:
  "I've never seen this movie but I took a risk on the soundtrack as it's written and performed by the genius that is Mr E. Two songs and a whole bunch of dreamy instrumentals. A low-key classic."
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About A Boy
8.  About A Boy by Badly Drawn Boy
The list author says:
  "The film wasn't really my cup of tea but this collection of songs and instrumentals from Damon Gough is an absolute delight."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

American Splendor
9.  American Splendor by Various
The list author says:
  "Think of this as Harvey Pekar's mixtape. These are songs by some of his favourite jazz performers and every track ,without exception, is sublime."
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Pieces of April
10.  Pieces of April by Stephin Merritt
The list author says:
  "A marvellous collection of songs from Stephin Merritt under various guises. If you've never heard any of his work then this a great introduction to a modern musical genius."
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