Original Soundtrack

SLC Punk

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SLC Punk was a movie that concerned a punk scene in Salt Lake City, UT, so it would make sense to have the soundtrack filled with a whole bunch of punk bands. Of course some big names are scraped up, like the Exploited, Fear, the Stooges, the Ramones and the Dead Kennedys to contribute some of their "hits," but whoever had the idea to include a dance track courtesy of Moondogg wasn't thinking with a clear head. Aside from the Suicide Machines' contribution of "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," which incorporates a violin orchestra with their brand of upbeat ska-punk, all of this material has been previously released. It's at least interesting to see the Velvet Underground and the Exploited included on one record together.

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