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Arkology
Arkology
Price: 22.54

2 of 74 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars it hasnt stopped me getting hangovers, funny that, 26 Mar 2003
This review is from: Arkology (Audio CD)
i bought this because i didnt have any reggae to speak of, it seemed an interesting place to start. Sadly (?) i only listen to it now when i have a hangover, on a sunny day. The fact that this is not very often probably has more to do with lack of scottish sun than a lack of beer. I just found that i have not got to know it very well, there is a lot here but it becomes rather repetetive over 3 CDs and there was not enough that jumped out and pulled me in. I went back to my U2 and sigur ros. Perhaps i will try again sometime. Amusing to hear the original of the prodigy song out of space though.


Donnie Darko [Score]
Donnie Darko [Score]
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: 12.74

28 of 34 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars kind of spaced, 26 Mar 2003
This review is from: Donnie Darko [Score] (Audio CD)
"Don't you think it's kind of funny, don't you think its kind of sad, the dreams in which i'm dying are the best ive ever had..."
The closing scenes of the haunting and wondrous donnie darko are given even greater resonance by the stunning mad world, a cover of a Tears for fears song, the most beautiful song i have heard in a very long time and, unusually, far better than the original. Having to listen six times a day stuff, and i dont normally do that. Buy the soundtrack for that song.
Beyond that there are no other vocals, just slightly haunted background music from the score floating along rather melliflously in the background. Its the wrong kind of space out music, you get lost but you are always rather thinking about coming back again. You look up but never get there. Perhaps i've listened to it too many times when meant to be writing essays.
Although not on this CD i would also like to express my thanks to donnie darko for not only being the best film in recent memory but introucing me to my band of the moment, echo and the bunnymen!, via the killing moon, again utterly apt song for the film.
"...enlarging your world..." (but only at the end)


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