My Blueberry Nights:: A Wong Kar Wai Film

On April 1, Blue Note Records will release My Blueberry Nights, music from the new motion picture by director Wong Kar Wai (2046, In The Mood For Love, Happy Together). The first-ever English film by the internationally acclaimed director, My Blueberry Nights is a romantic drama set as an American road movie starring Norah Jones in her acting debut, along with a stellar cast featuring Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz and Natalie Portman. The Weinstein Company will release My Blueberry Nights in U.S. theaters on April 4, 2008. The soundtrack features a crossing of American music both new and old that touches upon R&B, Soul, Rock, Folk and Jazz, including “The Story,” a new song by Norah Jones based on her experience in the film, as well as music by Cat Power, Otis Redding, Ruth Brown, Mavis Staples, Amos Lee, Cassandra Wilson, and instrumental selections from the score by Ry Cooder. Listen to a few of the songs from My Blueberry Nights below:

track listing:
1. Norah Jones – The Story audio: listen
2. Cat Power – Living Proof
3. Ry Cooder – Ely Nevada
4. Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness
5. Ruth Brown – Looking Back
6. Ry Cooder – Long Ride
7. Mavis Staples – Eyes on the Prize
8. Chikara Tsuzuki – Yumeji’s Theme
9. Amos Lee – Skipping Stone audio:
listen
10. Ry Cooder – Bus Ride
11. Cassandra Wilson – Harvest Moon audio:
listen
12. Hello Stranger – Devil’s Highway
13. Gustavo Santaolalla – Pajaros
14. Cat Power – The Greatest

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