Rushmore (soundtrack)

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Rushmore (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Soundtrack album by various artists
Released February 2, 1999
Length 49:09
Label Polygram
Producer Mark Mothersbaugh
Wes Anderson film soundtrack chronology
Bottle Rocket
(1997)Bottle Rocket1997
The Royal Tenenbaums
(2001)The Royal Tenenbaums2001
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Rushmore is a 1999 soundtrack to the Wes Anderson film of the same name.

In the album's liner notes, it is explained that director Wes Anderson originally intended for the Rushmore soundtrack to be almost entirely composed of songs by The Kinks. This concept changed, however, during filming, until only one Kinks song remained on the album.

The following songs appeared in the film but were not included on the soundtrack:

  1. "Take Ten" – Paul Desmond
  2. "Jersey Thursday" – Donovan
  3. "I Am Waiting" – The Rolling Stones
  4. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" – The Vince Guaraldi Trio
  5. "Manoir de Mes Rêves" – Django Reinhardt

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hardest Geometry Problem in the World" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  2. "Making Time" – The Creation
  3. "Concrete and Clay" – Unit 4 + 2
  4. "Nothin' in the World Can Stop Me Worryin' 'Bout That Girl" – The Kinks
  5. "Sharp Little Guy" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  6. "The Lad With the Silver Button" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  7. "A Summer Song" – Chad & Jeremy
  8. "Edward Appleby (In Memoriam)" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  9. "Here Comes My Baby" – Cat Stevens
  10. "A Quick One, While He's Away" – The Who
  11. "Snowflake Music" (from Bottle Rocket) – Mark Mothersbaugh
  12. "Piranhas Are a Very Tricky Species" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  13. "Blinuet" – Zoot Sims
  14. "Friends Like You, Who Needs Friends" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  15. "Rue St. Vincent" – Yves Montand
  16. "Kite Flying Society" – Mark Mothersbaugh
  17. "The Wind" – Cat Stevens
  18. "Oh Yoko!" – John Lennon
  19. ""Ooh La La"" – Faces
  20. "Margaret Yang's Theme" – Mark Mothersbaugh.