Almost Famous (soundtrack)

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Almost Famous
Soundtrack album from Almost Famous by Various Artists
Released September 12, 2000
Genre Folk rock, hard rock, blues-rock, psychedelic rock, progressive rock, soft rock, southern rock, garage rock
Length 70:47
Label DreamWorks
Producer Danny Bramson & Cameron Crowe
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Almost Famous is a soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released in 2000. It was awarded the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "America"   Paul Simon Simon & Garfunkel 3:37
2. "Sparks"   Pete Townshend The Who 3:48
3. "It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference"   Rundgren Todd Rundgren 3:51
4. "I've Seen All Good People: Your Move"   Jon Anderson Yes 3:33
5. "Feel Flows"   Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley The Beach Boys 4:44
6. "Fever Dog"   Nancy Wilson Stillwater 3:10
7. "Every Picture Tells a Story"   Stewart, Ron Wood Rod Stewart 5:55
8. "Mr. Farmer"   Sky Saxon The Seeds 2:51
9. "One Way Out (Live)"   Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II The Allman Brothers Band 4:59
10. "Simple Man"   Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant Lynyrd Skynyrd 5:56
11. "That's the Way"   Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Led Zeppelin 5:37
12. "Tiny Dancer"   John, Bernie Taupin Elton John 6:15
13. "Lucky Trumble"   Wilson Nancy Wilson 2:42
14. "I'm Waiting for the Man" (from Live Santa Monica '72) Lou Reed David Bowie 5:43
15. "The Wind"   Stevens Cat Stevens 1:40
16. "Slip Away"   William Armstrong, Marcus Lewis Daniel, Wilbur Terrell Clarence Carter 2:32
17. "Something in the Air"   Speedy Keen Thunderclap Newman 3:54

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere- Neil Young

Personnel ("Stillwater")[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Additional music[edit]

Other music used in the film[2] did not appear on the soundtrack album. As with the songs in the released soundtrack, they are usually snippets of a minute or less.

Chart performance[edit]

Album
Year Chart Position
2000 Billboard 200 43
2000 Billboard Top Internet Albums 8
2001 Billboard Top Soundtrack Albums 16

Certifications[edit]

Organization Level Date
RIAA – USA Gold June 8, 2001
CRIA – CAN Gold June 19, 2001

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Music from Almost Famous". MusicfromFilm.com. Retrieved 2010-11-16. 
  3. ^ "Scores for Almost Famous and Vanilla Sky". TheUncool.com. Retrieved 2012-07-22.