‘New Moon’ made the Top 10 Movie Soundtracks of 2009!

January 2, 2010 at 2:54 AM (New Moon Soundtrack)

According to Film.com:

Any year that features films from music-oriented directors Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino is going to be a good year for soundtracks. Many of the films’ soundtracks this year were highly anticipated, with indie rock star power attached early on to films like The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Thom Yorke, Grizzly Bear, Bon Iver) and Where the Wild Things Are (Karen O. of Yeah Yeah Yeahs), but not all delivered on that promise when the visuals were married in the final product.

The commonality of most of the soundtracks on this list is nostalgia, whether it be for old cinema classics or for our own childhood. It’s a tricky business, tickling that ache for the past, but for the films below business is mostly good. (As an added bonus, several of the entries below have “reassembled” playlists incorporating all the songs used in the film — enjoy!)

10. The Twilight Saga: New Moon

New Moon makes this list almost purely because of the inclusion of new material from the likes of Grizzly Bear (“Slow Life”), Thom Yorke (“Hearing Damage”), and pairing Bon Iver with St. Vincent (“Roslyn”). Whether it’s the best music for Taylor Lautner to remove his shirt to is probably up for.


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