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Various Artists - The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack
Record Label: Chop Shop/Atlantic Records
This review was written by an AP.net staff member.
Release Date: October 20, 2009
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02:48 AM on 10/20/09
Steeeve Perry
Pushin' th' little daisies
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I feel they may have gone for too much indie cred on this one. Terrible movies, but the first sold 2 million copies of its soundtrack. Girls I know who are obsessed with Twilight haven't picked this up, because as tragic as it is, most young girls don't know Thom Yorke, or Bon Iver, or Grizzly Bear. At least in the tween market, which Twilight is definitely in. On the plus side, those who do buy it may learn something about music. Bad luck to those who already bought their Taylor Swift tickets...
05:53 AM on 10/20/09
Keagan Ilvonen
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I listened to this the other day and thought it was better than most soundtracks but it still lacked something. Great job Adam.
08:21 AM on 10/20/09
boner boner boner boner boner boner
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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club still exists?
08:51 AM on 10/20/09
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Sadly, I think the success of the album will turn on whether DCFC's single can get as much pull as Decode did. Which is highly doubtful. What's that song up to on Paramore's MySpace -- 70 million plays?
08:58 AM on 10/20/09
Nintendo FC: 0962 9717 4432
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a soundtrack review? haha. didn't expect that one.

anyways, nice review, and i think i'll pass listening to the cd.
09:00 AM on 10/20/09
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I listened to this specifically for Grizzly Bear and I was pretty let down, it's the only song from them I've disliked.
09:11 AM on 10/20/09
Grace and Peace
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Admittedly, the Twilight soundtrack/movie music selections were good. I'll have to check this out. Initially, I was excited to see DCFC, but none of the other artists entice me to check this out. Good review, sir.
09:19 AM on 10/20/09
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This kind of makes me sad that all these great musicians jumped on to the vampire love bandwagon Is noone safe from Hollywoods corruption anymore??
09:32 AM on 10/20/09
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Around 5 songs here interest me. The movie, does not.
09:41 AM on 10/20/09
Travis Parno
my sensible heart
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try divorcing the music from the movie in your mind. if you can do that, you might be pleasantly surprised. but god, it's tough, i definitely feel you on that one, Adam
10:07 AM on 10/20/09
Gregory Robson
Under Rug Swept
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try divorcing the music from the movie in your mind. if you can do that, you might be pleasantly surprised. but god, it's tough, i definitely feel you on that one, Adam
I found it easy as hell. I'm just listening to some good tunes.
So what if it has that stupid Twilight title.
The Hope Floats soundtrack is awesome, and that was one cornball movie.
This is some gooooood stuff. Looooove it.
10:13 AM on 10/20/09
Adam Pfleider
wait. what were we talking about?
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detaching from the movie was very hard, but my main problem with it is that the songs don't touch the back catalog of these great artists. Again, I'm looking at this from a casual listener, not one of us, who are discovering these bands for the first time. I'd rather give them some other cuts, that's all.
10:43 AM on 10/20/09
kbi the crowing
dr( )ning the days away
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I just wanna now how the itunes bonus track with Lupe is
11:13 AM on 10/20/09
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I'm actually enjoying this soundtrack. It is very melancholy, but has some bright spots as well. And they are right, you have to divorce the crappy movie from your mind.

I'm sorry, but vampires should not be disco balls in the sun. The good Lord intended them to burn. Where were all these Vampire trend whores when Buffy was one of the best shows on TV?

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