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The Motel Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


Download links and information about The Motel Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 28 tracks with total duration of 01:01:38 minutes.

Release date: 2014
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 28
Duration: 01:01:38
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No. Title Length
1. Fighter Pilots (feat. Stephen Dorff & Emile Hirsch) (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:54
2. Fit to Be Tied (Jonathan Clay) 2:13
3. Mother's Message (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 2:00
4. Roll 'Em Dice (Buddy Stuart) 2:31
5. Jerry Shoots Himself (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 2:16
6. Frank Runs to Hospital (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 2:03
7. Oil Can (Joe D'Augustine) 4:35
8. Frank Reads Postcards (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:44
9. Denny's House (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 0:52
10. Reprise to Childhood (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 2:39
11. They Killed John Henry (Justin Townes Earle) 2:46
12. Frank Packs Drawings (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:26
13. Leaving the Motel (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:47
14. Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold (Townes Van Zandt) 2:22
15. Leaving Town (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 0:58
16. Pirate Story (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:45
17. Give 'Em Hell (Little Hurricane) 3:18
18. Reverse Harmonics (Joe D'Augustine) 0:54
19. Dark Horse (The Long Wives) 2:36
20. Annie and Frank Walk (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 0:50
21. Shower (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:55
22. Tell Me a Story (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 2:12
23. Frank Meets Annie (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:36
24. Wait (The Kills) 4:47
25. Frank Rejects Annie (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:18
26. Jerry Dies (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 3:01
27. Aftermath (David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia) 1:53
28. The Boyfriends (Richmond Fontaine) 3:27



Music plays a key role in this debut feature by film-producing brothers Alan and Gabriel Polsky (Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call—New Orleans). And aptly so: the acclaimed source novel was the first by Willy Vlautin, lead singer of Portland alt-country standouts Richmond Fontaine. The Polskys personally selected a gritty, eclectic mix of songs that echo the book’s "honest portrayal of Reno, and the difficult situation the brothers encountered, while enhancing the underlying fairy tale feeling at the core of the story,” explains Alan Polsky. The filmmakers turned to longtime Soderbergh confederate David Holmes and cutting-edge composer/producer/session star Keefus Ciancia to conjure a haunting, Eno-esque underscore as a frame. “They were totally on board with creating a score that was void of the classic melodramatic elements you find in many indie films,” Alan says. “We wanted something that had the emotional weight the story deserved, yet didn't feel like we were forcing the audience’s hand.”