Strange Brew (soundtrack)

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Strange Brew
Studio album by Bob and Doug McKenzie
Released 1983
Recorded 1983
Genre Soundtrack
Length 42:00
Label PolyGram
Anthem Records
Producer Marc Giacomelli
Rick Shurman
Ian Thomas
Bob and Doug McKenzie chronology
The Great White North
(1981)
Strange Brew
(1983)

Strange Brew is the soundtrack album to the 1983 cult comedy film, Strange Brew. It was released in August 1983 by PolyGram and Anthem Records of Canada (ANR 1-1042). (Full title: The Adventures of Bob and Doug McKenzie Strange Brew Excerpts From the Original Soundtrack). Unlike most soundtrack tie-ins, the album featured continuing comedy sketches by the title duo, Bob and Doug McKenzie. Most of the album was sketches and film dialogue, while the music sampling was usually accompanied by the characters' commentary. The main title theme was performed by Thomas' brother, Ian Thomas. The album was produced by Marc Giacomelli, Rick Shurman and Ian Thomas. The album was only available for a short amount of time and currently remains out of print. This was the last album released by the duo.[1][2][3]

Awards[edit]

The soundtrack won the Juno Award (Canadian-style Grammy) for Best Comedy Album in 1984. Bob and Doug accepted the award in person at the awards ceremony, held 5 December 1984, which also happened to be hosted by SCTV alums, Joe Flaherty and Andrea Martin.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "This isn't Our Second Album"   4:01
2. "Welcome to Our Movie / Mutants"   3:15
3. "Mutants of 2051 II"   3:22
4. "I Didn't Do it, You Knob"   1:54
5. "Mouse in a Bottle (Film Dialogue)"   5:33
6. "Strange Brew"   3:37
7. "Behind the Scenes"   0:58
8. "Shakespeare Horked Our Script"   1:53
9. "The Game (Film Dialogue)"   2:44
10. "I Did it, You Knob"   1:57
11. "The Chase (Film Dialogue)"   3:50
12. "I Did it Again, You Knob"   1:26
13. "The Love Theme"   1:34
14. "Another Strange Brew (Film Dialogue)"   5:21

Motion picture score[edit]

As with the soundtrack album, the motion picture score was released for a short amount of time and remains out of print. The album runs approximately 63 minutes in length and was composed and conducted by Charles Fox. [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Strange-Brew-Bob-Doug-McKenzie/dp/B000P87G4K/ref=sr_1_46?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1343501656&sr=1-46&keywords=strange+brew
  2. ^ http://www.bobanddoug.com/albums.html
  3. ^ http://www.fast-rewind.com/music_strangebrew.htm
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Strange-Brew-Complete-Motion-Picture/dp/B0030MKM7Q/ref=pd_sim_sbs_m_3

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