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Trainspotting OST (CD) - £2 instore HMV
Trainspotting OST (CD) - £2 instore HMV

Trainspotting OST (CD) - £2 instore HMV

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Bought instore at HMV for a mere £2. This is an absolute steal at this price.

Best online price: £4.07 @ Base.com.

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Amazon UK £4.93
Asda £4.93

Description
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In the wake of Britpop's messy demise, Trainspotting carved out its own place in the psyche of youth-culture, providing the must-have poster, the must-have soundtrack and the wasted, gaunt allure of heroin chic. The skeletal look falls in and out of fashion and the posters are long faded, but it's the soundtrack that still resonates with the defiance of youthful rebellion. No simple mid-1990s period piece, Trainspotting pitches the cold-turkey pangs of Lou Reed's "Perfect Day" and the casual decadance of Iggy Pop's "Nightclubbing" against more contemporary hymns to inertia; Blur's "Sing" stands its ground, as does the behemoth rumble of Underworld's ubiquitous hedonist's anthemn "Born Slippy". Only a few tracks grate; Sleeper's cover of Blondie's "Atomic" is utterly pointless, and Elastica's "2:1" is unspectacular Britpop fare. Still, that's drugs for you, kids--you've got to take the good times with the bad. --Louis Pattison

Tracklisting
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1. Lust For Life - Iggy Pop
2. Deep Blue Day - Eno, Brian
3. Trainspotting - Primal Scream
4. Atomic - Sleeper (1)
5. Temptation - New Order
6. Nightclubbing - Iggy Pop
7. Sing - Blur
8. Perfect Day - Reed, Lou
9. Mile End - Pulp
10. For What You Dream Of - Bedrock & KYO
11. 2.1 - Elastica (1)
12. Final Hit - Leftfield
13. Born Slippy
14. Closet Romantic - Albarn, Damon

4 Comments

I love this film, It's so cool. Thanks

£1.99 in The Works instore recently, might not be in every store though.

Ah the soundtrack to my Uni days, pure nostalgia. Have some heat.

Got this for 99p in That's Entertainment store Cheshire Oaks.
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