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The Flintstones: Music From Bedrock [Soundtrack]

David Newman Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (12 May 1994)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: MCA Records
  • ASIN: B000002OSC
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 106,562 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. (Meet) The Flintstones - The BC-52's
2. Human Being (Bedrock Steady) - Stereo MC's
3. Hit & Run Holiday - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult
4. Prehistoric Daze - Shakespear's Sister/The Holy Ghost
5. Rock With The Caveman - Big Audio Dynamite
6. I Showed A Caveman How To Rock - Us3
7. The Bedrock Twitch - BC-52's
8. I Wanna Be A Flintstone - The Screaming Blue Messiahs
9. In The Days Of The Caveman - Crash Test Dummies
10. Anarchy In The U.K. - Green Jelly
11. Walk The Dinosaur - Was Not Was
12. Bedrock Anthem - 'Weird Al' Yankovic
13. Mesozoic Music - David Newman

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3.0 out of 5 stars Music from Bedrock 6 Jun 2011
By Richard
Format:Audio CD
A question for all these Pub Pop Quizzes is who made a cover version of Tommy Steele's 1956 hit Rock With The Caveman?
The answer is here and was by a most unlikely act the Clash spin off Big Audio Dynamite!
It was also about the first time future producer Don Was made a single as the band Was Not Was and Walk the Dinosaur was a hit in the UK
Obviously there's an element of comedy with the Flinstones and using the American band of New Wavers the B52s is by naming them the BC 52s!
Here is the Us 3 with Def Jeff who do a song called I Showed A Caveman How To Rock-which sounds like an answer to the Steele hit followed by In The Days Of The Caveman by the Crash Test Dummies which was produced by a Talking Head
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4.0 out of 5 stars Mixed mix of prehistoric...I mean 90's music 20 Mar 2004
By Daniel J. Hamlow - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
How the live-action version of the Flintstones is judged now, I don't know. The soundtrack, which was an instore play at my former workplace, was a mix of the prevalent music of the day, alternative, goofy pop, rap, early nu-metal, glam, some good, some not so good. Most of the songs are thematically tied to the movie, which isn't the case for many songs for other soundtracks, and they feature dialogue from the cartoon series.
Choosing the B-52's, temporarily rechristened the BC-52's for two songs, to sing the theme song is along the lines of inventing the wheel, one of those really inventive ideas. They've gone back to the producers of Cosmic Thing here. Don Was in produces the theme song, perfect as Fred Schneider quirkiness and Katie Pierson's unique chirpiness add to the fun-ness of the song. Cartoon effects from the series are incorporated, such as running and Dino. And it's Nile Rodgers producing "The Bedrock Twitch" which is another danceable hit like "Love Shack." In this case, it's what, "stone roof, rusted"? If this was done in the 60's when dance crazes were all the hype.... I can imagine people jamming to "do the twitch like you got an itch itch itch."
Some songs don't exactly go past second gear. Biethnic UK hip-hop/remix group Stereo MC's tackle "Human Being (Bedrock Steady)" a steady cycle of multilayered drum tracks and wailing vocals, while My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult's "Hit & Run Holiday" features the same industrial sounds they provided on the Cool World soundtrack, but with some more distorted vocals and horns. Not one of their better songs, and not too relevant to the movie.
One of the last bows of Shakespears Sister, that group by ex-Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey, is seen in the reggae of "Prehistoric Daze"
Big Audio Dynamite do "Rock With The Caveman," opening with excerpts of some tribal chanting, then "Wilma, I'm home!" and then it's a Bill Haley-type 50's rock with guitar and piano and backing vocals. "Stalactite, stalagmite, hold your baby very tight." Clever that, with near the same fun as the BC-52's.
"I Showed A Caveman How To Rock"? More like how to rap, given that it's US3 featuring Def Jef with some "yabadabadoo" and horn samples heard.
"I Wanna Be A Flintstone": yes, that's the name of this hard-guitar/rockabilly song by the Screaming Blue Messiahs. Fred can be heard in the background, and in fact he stops the song with his "Hold it hold it! Hoo boy!"
Laid back instruments, such as airy synths and piano, back bass vocals feature in the Crash Test Dummies' "In The Days Of The Caveman." It's an idyllic look back at a simpler time, when cavemen "didn't have to keep a certain bedtime" and were able to hear noises at nighttime. One of the better songs here.
Actually, it's not "Anarchy In The UK", rather it's "anarchy in Bedrock" and "I WANNA BE FRED FLINTSTONE" in Green Jelly's over-the-top and constipated cover of the Pistol's classic anthem in which there are other liberties taken to, such as the lead singer yelling out "WILMA" as if Stan Kowalski was screaming for Stella in Streetcar Named Desire. I'm a purist at heart, but I'm only lightly unamused here.
Some songs have been previously released. Weird Al Yankovic's "Bedrock Anthem," a send-up of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Under The Bridge" and "Give It Away." Some effects from the cartoon series include Dino's yapping and Barney Rubble "laughing like a hyena." And Was (Not Was) recycle a danceable soul single from their What's Up Dog? album, "Walk The Dinosaur," whose title was just asking to be put on a Flintstones album. Or Jurassic Park if that movie featured songs.
A fair mix of songs reflecting mid-90's music, but why include an excerpt of the incidental music, i.e. Mesozoic Music by David Newman, which throws the whole thing off balance. Rating: three yabba-dabbas and a doo, rounded up to four yabba-dabbas.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Flintstones CD 5 Oct 2011
By Tamara Foutz - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The Flintstones: Music From Bedrock (1994 Film) CD arrived on time & in great shape! thanks!my boys really love it to catch a monster on their Video game monster rancher & the songs for their nephew. have a nice day!
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Flintstones 19 Jan 2011
By David A. Smith - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is a awesome soundtrack this soundtrack is fun and enjoyable to listen to. The best songs on this soundtrack are all them of if you have not listened to this soundtrack then i recommend you do
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Flinstones - Movie Soundtrack! Awesome! The FlintStones Rock Out Loud! 9 Jun 2009
By Pebbles - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
Hello I'm an autistic adult.

I bought this cd a while back from Half Price Books Store and could not be happier. I love to listen to this soundtrack.

Over all this is great cd.

Buy it you'll enjoy The Flintstones.
5.0 out of 5 stars The Flintstonessssss!!! 14 April 2014
By Jesus Antonio Hernandez Rodríguez - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Awesome movie album, very 90's and cartoons style! It has a great price and, i dont know, its an awesome CD xD
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