Welcome to the Rileys [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Welcome to the Rileys [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Marc Streitenfeld


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Composer Marc Streitenfeld's score for director Jake Scott's intimate family drama Welcome to the Rileys is a low-key effort played on a small collection of acoustic folk instruments. Streitenfeld himself plays banjo, piano, guitar, and percussion, adding other musicians on harp, mandolin, upright bass, violin, and cello. They play slow, contemplative pieces sometimes (e.g., "Alive") with a country feel, but always expressing quiet turmoil. After Streitenfeld's 12 cues, the soundtrack album contains six songs in a variety of styles, beginning with Kitty, Daisy & Lewis' cover of Canned Heat's "Going Up the Country" and including a bluesy performance of "Go Down, Sunshine" by Odetta; Joe Simon's soulful "Teenager's Prayer"; Shiny Toy Guns' dance-rock tune "Le Disko"; the Kills' alternative rock "U.R.A. Fever"; and Ying Yang Twins' hip-hop "Jigglin." In the film, such source music no doubt makes sense in the scenes in which it is used, although it makes the album seem like a miscellany.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/02/2010
Label: Lakeshore Records
UPC: 0780163419825
catalogNumber: 34198
Rank: 152827

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Marc Streitenfeld   Primary Artist,Banjo,Guitar,Percussion,Piano
Odetta   Vocals
Joe Simon   Vocals
Charlie Bisharat   Violin
Katie Kirkpatrick   Harp
Michael Valerio   Upright Bass
Ying Yang Twins   Group
Kills   Group
Andrew Synowiec   Mandolin
Shiny Toy Guns   Group
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis   Group
Tina Guo   Cello

Technical Credits

Dick Wellstood   Arranger
Leonard Allen   Composer
Alan Wilson   Composer
John Bergin   Art Direction
Marc Streitenfeld   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Jeremy Dawson   Composer
Greg Hayes   Engineering
Skip Williamson   Executive Producer
Traditional   Composer
Alison Mosshart   Composer
Brian McNelis   Executive Producer
Stephen Petree   Composer
Deongelo Holmes   Composer
Jamie Hince   Composer
Michael "Mr. Collipark" Crooms   Composer
Eric Jackson   Composer

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