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Cosmopolis



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: ‘Mecca’ 
Artist: K’naan
 
Where Strange Days had rapper Jeriko One, Cosmopolis offered up Brutha Fez as a doomed rap artist heading for a strange, zeigeisty funeral pyre in a film mired in millennial angst. If we had to pick, we’d go for Brutha Fez’s Afrobeat percussion, not least because it’s performed by an actual hip-hopper, Somali-Canadian K’naan. Using Don DeLillo-penned lyrics and the most flutes this side of an elvish knees-up, he delivers something truly haunting.

 

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1 Bosso!
A bit of Springsteen will enhance any film! Shame the Dredd soundtrack by Paul Leonard-Morgan gets no mention here. Fantastic pulsing electronic score, with echoes of funky 70s cop themes in the track 'Bad Judges'. More

Posted by MattJW on Sunday January 6, 2013, 17:52

2 Bosso!
A bit of Springsteen will enhance any film! Shame the Dredd soundtrack by Paul Leonard-Morgan gets no mention here. Fantastic pulsing electronic score, with echoes of funky 70s cop themes in the track 'Bad Judges'. More

Posted by MattJW on Sunday January 6, 2013, 17:51

3 Where's The Muppets?!
I'm sorry this list is missing the best song in a film this year... Man Or Muppet! Hell it even won an Oscar! :) More

Posted by Kev2012 on Sunday December 30, 2012, 16:25

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