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Natural Born Killers: Deluxe Edition / O.S.T.
Natural Born Killers: Deluxe Edition / O.S.T. - NATURAL BORN KILLERS: DELUXE EDITION / O.S.T. ((Vinyl))
Producers include: Trent Reznor, Ron Goldberg, Hypoluxa, Hermes Pan, Count Ringworm.
Compilation producer: Trent Reznor.
Original score written by Trent Reznor. Samples include "Ted Just Admit It" (as performed by Jane's Addiction), "I Put A Spell On You" (as performed by Diamanda Galas), "Checkpoint Charlie" and "Violation Of Expectation" (as performed by Barry Adamson).
Tha Dogg Pound's "What Would U Do" was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group.
Oliver Stone couldn't have made a better choice for the producer of NATURAL BORN KILLERS' soundtrack than Trent Reznor, alternative music's supermanipulator and Nine Inch Nails' frontman.
Reznor's use of dialogue and choice of songs perfectly cut through Stone's blatant generalizations about media over-saturation and its effects on society. The songs and their placement in the soundtrack offer a disturbing commentary on our culture's inability to separate the rush of sex from the rush of violence. By putting Patti Smith's raging "Rock N Roll Nigger" next to the sweet seduction of the Cowboy Junkies' "Sweet Jane," Reznor stabs at this confusion, and rubs our noses in it.
As a time capsule, the NATURAL BORN KILLERS soundtrack will remind listeners of an era of Dahmer Delicatessen jokes and "Free O.J. Simpson" t-shirts. The overwhelming elegance in Nine Inch Nails' "Born" seethes with equal parts pleasure and pain, and revels in the glory of alienation, declaring "I never was part of you."
As a soundtrack, Reznor's use of dialogue from the script is scarily on-target. Telling moments between characters convey as much as the songs. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS soundtrack is a brutal take on social commentary, and one of the most revealing soundtracks of the year.
- RSD Release Date: DDD
- Genre: Soundtracks & Film Scores