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Album Review: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis - The Road Soundtrack

Album Review: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis - The Road Soundtrack

Tuesday, 9th February 2010 12:42PM

American novelist Cormac McCarthy is hot property at the moment from Oprah Winfrey book club praise to Oscar Winning adaptations (No Country for Old Men). His 2007 novel The Road was a runaway success (personally I think it’s rather overrated – give me the hallucinations of McCarthy’s Blood Meridian), and was adapted in a film by John Hillcoat. Hillcoat, who made his name on the Nick Cave penned and scored Aussie Western The Proposition asked Cave and Dirty 3/Bad Seeds/Grinderman’s Warren Ellis to do the soundtrack for The Road, and hoped the Aussie institutions’ magic touch would do wonders for the film atmosphere. Unfortunately, Cave and Ellis failed.

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Here is the trailer for the movie - should be out in NZ soon:





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