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The Future Is Unwritten
May 15, 2007
Pop/Rock, Punk, Alternative Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll, Dub, Latin Pop, Latin Folk, Punk/New Wave, Urban Folk, Alternative/Indie Rock, Roots Reggae
This musical accompaniment to director
's biopic of the late
obliterates the traditional soundtrack formula, turning the whole listening experience into an 80-minute radio show, hosted by the inimitable singer/producer/punk rock icon himself.
, a lifelong devotee to the power of radio (he would often bring a transistor on-stage, hold it up to the microphone, and religiously tune in whatever beat-heavy, underground station popped up first), had his own program on the BBC that revolved around his myriad influences and notorious gift for gab. Like
program, the music was steeped in its creator's psyche, with old and new favorites inciting rants, raves, and stories that were just as entertaining as the songs themselves.
, a die-hard supporter of world music, filled the airwaves with as many dub, Latin, urban folk, and Middle Eastern dance tracks as he did rare
cuts and tracks from rock & roll outsiders like
, a discipline that's executed perfectly on this lovingly compiled window into the soul of one of popular culture's most inclusive and influential voices.
James Christopher Monger, Rovi
"Punk Rock Warlord"
White Riot [#]
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BBC World Service
Crawfish [From King Creole]
Black Sheep Boy
Kick Out the Jams
Keys to Your Heart
"Mick and Paul Were Different"
I'm So Bored with the U.S.A. [#][Demo Version]
Natty Rebel [#]
(In The) Pouring Rain [Live][*]
Omotepe [From Walker]
Trash City [From Permanent Record]
"I Called Him Woody"
To Love Somebody
"Without People, You're Nothing"
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