Inside Llewyn Davis (soundtrack)

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Inside Llewyn Davis
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released November 12, 2013 (2013-11-12)
Recorded Avatar Studios, New York, NY; Olympic Studios, Los Angeles, CA; The Village, West Los Angeles, CA; Sound Emporium, Nashville, TN; House of Blues Studios, Nashville, TN[1]
Genre Folk
Length 41:58
Label Warner Music Group
Producer T Bone Burnett, Joel and Ethan Coen

Inside Llewyn Davis is the soundtrack of music from the 2013 American film of the same name, written, directed and produced by the Coen brothers and starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund and Justin Timberlake.

With the film set in New York City during the 1960s, the soundtrack, produced by T Bone Burnett, uses folk music appropriate to the time period. With the exception of Bob Dylan's "Farewell" and Dave Van Ronk's "Green, Green Rocky Road", the rest of the tracks are modern recordings.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 66/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars
AV Club B+[3]
Consequence of Sound 3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars
Pop Matters 5/10 stars[5]
Under The Radar 8/10 stars[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me"   Traditional Oscar Isaac 3:26
2. "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)"   Traditional Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford 3:00
3. "The Last Thing On My Mind"   Tom Paxton Stark Sands with Punch Brothers 3:35
4. "Five Hundred Miles"   Hedy West Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan & Stark Sands 3:26
5. "Please Mr. Kennedy"   Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel & Ethan Coen Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac & Adam Driver 1:59
6. "Green, Green Rocky Road"   Len Chandler & Robert Kaufman Oscar Isaac 3:17
7. "The Death of Queen Jane"   Music by Dáithí Sproule; Lyrics: Traditional Oscar Isaac 3:58
8. "The Roving Gambler"   Traditional The Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen 3:05
9. "The Shoals of Herring"   Ewan MacColl Oscar Isaac with Punch Brothers 1:41
10. "The Auld Triangle"   Dominic Behan Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge, Marcus Mumford, Justin Timberlake & Gabe Witcher 2:42
11. "The Storms Are On the Ocean"   A.P. Carter Nancy Blake 3:16
12. "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)"   Traditional Oscar Isaac 2:46
13. "Farewell" (Unreleased Studio Version) Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 2:07
14. "Green, Green Rocky Road"   Len Chandler & Robert Kaufman Dave Van Ronk 3:45
Total length:
42:00

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 84
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 41
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 58
Swiss Charts (Hitparade)[10] 61
US Billboard 200[11] 14
US Rock Albums (Billboard)[11] 13
US Soundtrack Albums (Billboard)[11] 3

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States[12] November 5, 2013 LP Warner Music Group
November 11, 2013 CD, digital download

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ None Such Record Label
  2. ^ "Inside Llewyn Davis [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]". Metacritic. Retrieved January 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Brusie, David (12 November 2013). "Various artists: Inside Llewyn Davis". AV Club. 
  4. ^ Madden, Mike (20 November 2013). "Various Artists – Inside Llewyn Davis: Original Soundtrack Recording". Consequence of Sound. 
  5. ^ Korber, Kevin (1 December 2013). "Various Artists – Inside Llewyn Davis". Pop Matters. 
  6. ^ Saunders, Chris (22 November 2013). "Various artists: Inside Llewyn Davis". Under the Radar (magazine). 
  7. ^ "Inside Llewyn Davis (Album)". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Soundtrack – Inside Llewyn Davis" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  9. ^ "Soundtrack – Inside Llewyn Davis" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack – Inside Llewyn Davis". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c "Inside Llewyn Davis [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] (Billboard Albums)". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  12. ^ Grow, Kory (November 5, 2013). "'Inside Llewyn Davis' Soundtrack Is Now Available on Vinyl". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 

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