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An excellent soundtrack sure to please all,
By A Customer
This review is from: Remember the Titans: An Original Walt Disney Motion Picture Soundtrack (2000 Film) (Audio CD)
"Remember the Titans" is a fantastic collection of popular songs from the late '60s and early '70s. There's not a single track on this CD that I skip ahead when it comes on. That says a lot, since we all skip through at least some of the songs on most CDs. Not this one, it's great.
The first track "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" is easy to sing along with and is a great feel-good song. "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum is another instantly recognizable tune, and one that you'll turn the volume up for. Cat Stevens' "Peace Train" is much more folksy than "Spirit" but it too is a great song that is very catchy. The obligatory one-hit wonder Steam's "Kiss Him Goodbye" is another one that's good - but not to be over-listened to.
The Hollies' "Long Cool Woman (in a Black Dress" is an upbeat rock tune to tap your foot to. And well you can read the other tracks listed. What else is worth noting: Eric Burdon & War's classic "Spill the Wine" at Track 8 and the only original piece of the soundtrack, the nearly 7:00 selection from the Boaz Yazkin's original score.
The only disappointment is that some very good songs used in the movie--most notably, "The Time Has Come Today" (The Chamber Brothers), "Fire & Rain" (James Taylor), and "Heard It Through the Grapevine" (Marvin Gaye)--are not included on the disc. So if you're looking to get these ones, be aware that they're not here. But everything that IS here is great. So definitely pick this one up anyway!