Jackie Brown: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture

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Jackie Brown
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released December 9, 1997
Genre R&B, Soul
Length 51:06
Label Maverick Records
A Band Apart
Producer Quentin Tarantino
Lawrence Bender
Quentin Tarantino film soundtrack chronology
From Dusk Till Dawn
1996
Jackie Brown
1997
Kill Bill: Volume 1
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Jackie Brown: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture is the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's motion picture Jackie Brown. It was originally released on December 9, 1997. The soundtrack uses a variety of music genres, including soul. The soundtrack also includes dialogue from the motion picture and a lack of typical film score, similar to the other soundtracks of Tarantino films.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Across 110th Street" by Bobby Womack and Peace – 3:48
  2. "Beaumont's Lament" (Dialogue excerpt featuring Samuel L. Jackson & Robert De Niro) – 0:50
  3. "Strawberry Letter 23" by The Brothers Johnson – 4:58
  4. "Melanie, Simone and Sheronda" (Dialogue excerpt featuring Samuel L. Jackson & Robert De Niro) – 0:32
  5. "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?" by Bill Withers – 3:12
  6. "Tennessee Stud" by Johnny Cash – 2:54
  7. "Natural High" by Bloodstone – 4:54
  8. "Long Time Woman" by Pam Grier – 2:52
  9. "Detroit 9000" (Dialogue excerpt featuring Council Cargle) – 0:07
  10. "(Holy Matrimony) Letter to the Firm" by Foxy Brown – 3:26
  11. "Street Life" performed by Randy Crawford – 4:18
  12. "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" by The Delfonics – 3:21
  13. "Midnight Confessions" by The Grass Roots – 2:43
  14. "Inside My Love" by Minnie Riperton – 3:56
  15. "Just Ask Melanie" (Dialogue excerpt featuring Samuel L. Jackson, Robert De Niro & Bridget Fonda) – 0:43
  16. "The Lions and the Cucumber" by The Vampires' Sound Incorporation – 5:07
  17. "Monte Carlo Nights" by Elliot Easton's Tiki Gods – 3:25

Tarantino's selection process for the songs[edit]

Tarantino has said that in developing the script for Jackie Brown, he decided on the majority of the songs during the writing stage.[2] He added:

Other tracks heard in the film[edit]

Some of the songs used in the film were not included in the commercially released soundtrack. These songs are listed during the film's credits.

Personnel[edit]

  • Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender – Executive album producers
  • Mary Ramos and Michele Huznetsky – Music consultants
  • Tom Baker – Mastering
  • Ann Karlin and John Katovsich – Music coordinators

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