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'About Time' Soundtrack Features The Killers, The Cure, Amy Winehouse, Nick Cave & More

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist August 16, 2013 at 10:18AM

With Richard Curtis' upcoming romantic comedy adding a little time travel tweak to the proceedings, it perhaps follows that the accompanying soundtrack is a bit scattershot. There isn't much in the way of contemporary hits, but whatever was rockin' your dial a few years ago—or even a few decades ago—has made its way into the movie.
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About Time

With Richard Curtis' upcoming romantic comedy adding a little time travel tweak to the proceedings, it perhaps follows that the accompanying soundtrack is a bit scattershot. There isn't much in the way of contemporary hits, but whatever was rockin' your dial a few years ago—or even a few decades ago—has made its way into the movie.

Feeling like some sugary, manufactured pop? This forthcoming disc has you covered with tunes by Russian one-hit wonders t.A.T.u (guess which song?) and Brit sensations Sugababes. The Cure and Nick Cave bring some veteran experience to the table, while The Killers, Ellie Goulding and Amy Winehouse (R.I.P.) bring it home for the kids. Ben Folds reminds everyone he's still around with a new version of "The Luckiest" while we're just glad to see Ron Sexsmith in the mix as well.

"About Time" opens on September 6th in the U.K. and November 1st in the U.S., with the soundtrack dropping across the pond on September 2nd. We'd reckon a U.S. version is in the works too, but no details on that just yet. [ContactMusic]

"About Time" Soundtrack Tracklisting

01 Ben Folds - The Luckiest (About Time Version)
02 Jon Boden, Sam Sweeney & Ben Coleman - How Long Will I Love You
03 Paul Buchanan - Mid Air
04 Groove Armada - At The River
05 The Cure - Friday I'm In Love
06 Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
07 Ron Sexsmith - Gold In Them Hills
08 Nick Laird-Clowes - The About Time Theme
09 Nick Cave - Into My Arms
10 Jimmy Fontana - Il Mondo
11 Nick Laird-Clowes - Golborne Road
12 The Killers - Mr. Brightside
13 Sugababes - Push The Button
14 Tatu - All The Things She Said
15 Barbar Gough - When I Fall In Love
16 Sebastien Klinger, Jürgen Kruse - Spiegel Im Spiegel
17 Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You

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