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CBGB movie soundtrack to feature Talking Heads, Television, Velvet Underground & more

03 August 2013, 18:50 | Written by Patrick Mills

CBGB, the upcoming biopic directed by Randall Millar exploring the rise of the historic New York City nightclub of the same name, contains quite the collection of punk and new wave anthems on its soundtrack.

The 20-track OST features a huge list of bands and artists who helped CBGB’s rise to prominence, including Blondie, Talking Heads, MC5, The New York Dolls, Television, The Velvet Underground, Richard Hell, The Police and a selection from club founder Hilly Kristal entitled ‘Birds and the Bees’.

The film itself features the likes of Alan Rickman, Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and more.

The soundtrack will be available via Omnivore Recordings on 8 October as a deluxe digital version and on CD and double LP.

See the full tracklist below.

CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Tracklist:
1. “Life During Wartime” – Talking Heads
2. “Kick Out the Jams (Uncensored Version)” – MC5
3. “Chatterbox” – New York Dolls
4. “Careful” – Television
5. “Blank Generation” – Richard Hell and the Voidoids
6. “Slow Death” – Flamin’ Groovies
7. “I Can’t Stand It” – The Velvet Underground
8. “Out of Control” – Wayne County and the Electric Chairs
9. “Psychotic Reaction” – The Count Five
10. “All For the Love of Rock ‘n’ Roll (Live)” – Tuff Darts
11. “All By Myself” – Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
12. “California Sun” (Original Demo) – The Dictators
13. “Caught With the Meat in Your Mouth” – Dead Boys
14. “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” – Joey Ramone
15. “Get Outta My Way” – The Laughing Dogs
16. “Sunday Girl” (2013 Version) – Blondie
17. “I Wanna Be Your Dog” – The Stooges
18. “Sonic Reducer” – Dead Boys
19. “Roxanne” – The Police
20. “Birds and the Bees” – Hilly Kristal


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