Bodysong (album)

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Bodysong
Soundtrack album by Jonny Greenwood
Released October 27, 2003 (UK)
November 27, 2003 (Japan)
February 24, 2004 (US)
Genre Ambient, avant-garde, avant-garde jazz, electronic, free jazz, experimental rock
Length 44:36
Label Parlophone (UK)
5951470 (CD)
5951471 (LP)

Toshiba-EMI (Japan)
TOCP 66427

Capitol (US)
CDP 7243 5 95147 0 3
Producer Jonny Greenwood
Jonny Greenwood chronology
Bodysong
(2003)
There Will Be Blood
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.7/10)[2]

Bodysong is an album by Radiohead member Jonny Greenwood as well as a soundtrack to a film of the same name. On the album, Greenwood fuses elements of jazz, electronic, classical and experimental music. The soundtrack was released on October 27, 2003 in the UK and on February 24, 2004 in the US.

The piece "Convergence" was used in the 2007 film There Will Be Blood, in addition to new material composed by Greenwood especially for the film. The inclusion of the track, along with excerpts of another Greenwood piece, "Popcorn Superhet Receiver", disqualified Greenwood's score from contention at the 2008 Academy Awards, as Academy rules specify that "scores diluted by the use of tracked themes or other pre-existing music" are not eligible for nomination.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moon Trills" – 5:17
  2. "Moon Mall" – 1:12
  3. "Trench" – 2:38
  4. "Iron Swallow" – 2:07
  5. "Clockwork Tin Soldiers" – 3:48
  6. "Convergence" – 4:26
  7. "Nudnik Headache" – 2:16
  8. "Peartree" – 3:06
  9. "Splitter" – 3:57
  10. "Bode Radio/Glass Light/Broken Hearts" – 4:36
  11. "24 Hour Charleston" – 2:39
  12. "Milky Drops from Heaven" – 4:44
  13. "Tehellet" – 3:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ There Will Be Blood Score Disqualified From Oscars | The Movie Blog
  4. ^ Bodysong soundtrack personnel
  5. ^ Bodysong (DVD). 

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