The Bootleggers / Nick Cave / Warren Ellis

Lawless [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis' latest soundtrack offering finds the ex-Grinderman/current Bad Seeds provocateurs providing a typically atmospheric score, while handing over vocal duties to some big names. Cave, who also wrote the screenplay, provides Lawless with a pair of new originals in "Cosmonaut" and "Fire in the Blood," both of which are performed by Emmylou Harris, who also offers up a take on Townes Van Zandt's "Snake Song," while bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley turns in a cover of the Velvet Underground's "White Light/White Heat" with the score's house band, the Bootleggers, featuring Mark Lanegan. Willie Nelson also makes an appearance, providing a previously unreleased song in "Midnight Run."

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 4:27
2 1:56
3 1:28
4 1:10
5 4:24
6 3:42
7 4:25
8 5:57
9 1:06
10 2:12
11 2:35
12 1:38
13 4:02
14 2:37
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