The Rum Diary (More Music) [2012] - Christopher Young

The Rum Diary (More Music) [2012]
Available: Digital March 6th and CD March 27th
Released By: Lakeshore Records
Composer: Christopher Young / Various Artists




Based on the debut novel by Hunter S. Thompson, THE RUM DIARY tells the increasingly unhinged story of itinerant journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp). Tiring of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper, The San Juan Star, run by downtrodden editor Lotterman (Richard Jenkins). Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes obsessed with Chenault (Amber Heard), the wildly attractive Connecticut-born fiancée of Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart). Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals, is one of a growing number of American entrepreneurs who are determined to convert Puerto Rico into a capitalist paradise in service of the wealthy. When Kemp is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, the journalist is presented with a choice: to use his words for the corrupt businessmen’s financial benefit, or use them to take the bastards down.

01. Telstar - The Tornados
02. Nothin’ But Lovin’ - Eugene Ruffolo
03. Charmaine - Mantovani & His Orchestra
04. A Dozen Roses - Joe Lervold and Shanna Carlsen
05. Volare - Cortijo y Su Combo and Ismael Rivera
06. Surfing Drums - Dick Dale & His Del-Tones
07. Kitchen Sink Boogie - Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers
08. Let's Get Funky - Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers
09. Col Legno - Marc Johnson
10. After All (I Live My Life) - Frankie Miller
11. The Mermaid Song - Patti Smith
12. The Mermaid Song (Strings Version) - Benmont Tench
13. Three Legged Dogs
14. Young Hacks In Love
15. Spasmic Lampshades
16. Judas Goat (Meat Me Rumba)

Yeah, you think you heard all the great music, well think again... this is more of the singing artist to add their flare to the music you play in your home.
-Jeremy [Two Thumbs]

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