Wild [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Wild [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]


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The soundtrack for director Jean-Marc Vallee's 2014 survival tale Wild features an evocative mix of classic singer/songwriter fare and warm, introspective rock tunes spanning over five decades. Classic pop hits like the Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe," Simon & Garfunkel's "El Condor Pasa (If I Could)," and Wings' "Let 'Em In" sit alongside Portishead's trip-hop classic "Glory Box" and Lucinda Williams' rootsy ballad "Something About What Happens When We Talk." The film's narrative follows real-life wanderer Cheryl Strayed (played by Reese Witherspoon) as she undertakes a soul-searching solo journey down the rugged Pacific Crest Trail. Forgoing the typical incidental film score, Vallee chose to only include music that occurs organically within the film playing on characters' radios or CD players, usually in flashback scenes. The soundtrack also includes tracks by Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen, Free, and Swedish-Americana duo First Aid Kit, who recorded a cover of R.E.M.'s "Walk Unafraid" specifically for the film.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/10/2014
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0888750302724
catalogNumber: 503027
Rank: 9721

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Leonard Cohen   Composer
Jerry Garcia   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Elvis Presley   Composer
Paul Rodgers   Composer
Paul Simon   Composer
Bruce Springsteen   Composer
Lucinda Williams   Composer
Pat Metheny   Composer
Robert Hunter   Composer
Andy Fraser   Composer
Albert Hammond   Composer
Otis Blackwell   Composer
Peter Buck   Composer
Isaac Hayes   Composer
Lyle Mays   Composer
Linda McCartney   Composer
Jorge Milchberg   Composer
Mike Mills   Composer
Michael Stipe   Composer
Adrian Utley   Composer
Beth Gibbons   Composer
Daniel Alomía Robles   Composer
Susan Jacobs   Executive Soundtrack Producer
Mike Hazlewood   Composer
James Kerrigan   Composer
Geoffrey Paul Barrow   Composer
George Morton   Composer
Jean-Marc Vallée   Liner Notes,Executive Soundtrack Producer
Jackie Mulhearn   Assistant Music Supervisor

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