Rushmore (soundtrack)

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Rushmore (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedFebruary 2, 1999
ProducerMark Mothersbaugh
Wes Anderson film soundtrack chronology
Bottle Rocket
Rushmore (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
The Royal Tenenbaums
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

Rushmore is a 1999 soundtrack to the Wes Anderson film of the same name.

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

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