Il Postino (soundtrack)

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Il Postino (The Postman)
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Soundtrack album by Luis Enríquez Bacalov
Released 1995
Length 38:24
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Postman is the soundtrack, on the Hollywood Records label, of the 1994 Academy Award-winning film The Postman (original title: Il Postino). The original score was composed by Luis Enríquez Bacalov.

Besides the film's score, composed by Bacalov, the soundtrack includes Pablo Neruda's poems recited by Sting, Miranda Richardson, Wesley Snipes, Ralph Fiennes, Ethan Hawke, Rufus Sewell, Glenn Close, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy García, Willem Dafoe, Madonna, Vincent Perez, and Julia Roberts.

The album won the Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score and the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Theme
  2. Morning - Pablo Neruda / Sting
  3. Poetry - Pablo Neruda / Miranda Richardson
  4. Leaning Into Afternoons - Pablo Neruda / Wesley Snipes
  5. Poor Fellows, poem - Luis Bacalov / Julia Roberts
  6. Ode To The Sea - Pablo Neruda / Ralph Fiennes
  7. Fable Of The Mermaid & The Drunks - Pablo Neruda / Ethan Hawke
  8. Ode To The Beautiful Nude - Pablo Neruda / Rufus Sewell
  9. I Like You To Be Still - Pablo Neruda / / Glenn Close
  10. Walking Around - Pablo Neruda / Samuel L. Jackson
  11. Tonight I Can Write - Pablo Neruda / Andy Garcia
  12. Adonic Angela - Pablo Neruda / Willem Dafoe
  13. If You Forget Me - Pablo Neruda / Madonna
  14. Integrations - Pablo Neruda / Vincent Perez
  15. And Now You're Mine - Pablo Neruda / Julia Roberts & Andy Garcia
  16. The Postman (Titles)
  17. Bicycle
  18. Madreselva, tango
  19. The Postman Lullaby
  20. Beatrice
  21. Metaphors
  22. Loved By Women
  23. The Postman (Trio version)
  24. Sounds of the Island
  25. The Postman's Dreams
  26. Pablito
  27. Milonga Del Poeta
  28. Madreselva, tango [Instrumental]
  29. The Postman Poet
  30. The Postman (Harpsichord and String version)
  31. The Postman (Guitar and Bandoneon version)


  1. ^ Cater, Darryl. Il Postino at AllMusic
Preceded by
Best Original Score:
The Lion King
Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score
Succeeded by
The English Patient
Preceded by
BAFTA Award for Best Film Music
Succeeded by
The English Patient