Eat Pray Love, based on author Elizabeth Gilbert's 2006 memoir Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia, stars Julia Roberts as a newly divorced modern woman on a journey of self-discovery. The accompanying soundtrack offers up a nice blend of contemporary pop (Josh Rouse, Eddie Vedder), region/story-specific world music (Gato Barbieri, João Gilberto), and classic rock and soul (Neil Young, Marvin Gaye). Also included is “The Long Road,” an epic 1997 collaboration between Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and late qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn, originally recorded for the film Dead Man Walking.
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Review by James Christopher Monger