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'Ceremony' Soundtrack Features Ringo Starr, Van Dyke Parks, Pete Townsend & Hits April 12

The Playlist By Edward Davis | The Playlist March 28, 2011 at 10:31AM

Album Features Score By Fruit Bats Founder, Plus a Paul Simon Cover By Vampire Weekend FrontmanIndie film cinephiles haven't seen it yet, but likely on their radar is Max Winkler‘s feature debut “Ceremony.” Starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman, the dramedy tells the story of Sam (Angarano), a brazen young man who stalks his penpal and ex-girlfriend Zoe (Thurman) all the way to her wedding in the Hamptons to try and win her back.
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Album Features Score By Fruit Bats Founder, Plus a Paul Simon Cover By Vampire Weekend Frontman


Indie film cinephiles haven't seen it yet, but likely on their radar is Max Winkler‘s feature debut “Ceremony.” Starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman, the dramedy tells the story of Sam (Angarano), a brazen young man who stalks his penpal and ex-girlfriend Zoe (Thurman) all the way to her wedding in the Hamptons to try and win her back.

It's a charming, sweet little film (which yes, the filmmakers admit is indebted to Wes Anderson, they're ok with that), the least of which are not the film's excellent supporting cast of Lee Pace, Jake Johnson and Reece Thompson. As we revealed last year, the film also features a great classic rock soundtrack and a Paul Simon cover ("Papa Hobo") recorded by Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig. As we also unveiled first, Eric D. Johnson from the Fruit Bats wrote the score along with Van Dyke Parks who contributed some musical elements to the film as well. The soundtrack deets have now arrived. The 16-track album arrives April 12 and on top of 10 original Johnson tracks the film features songs by Pete Townsend, Ringo Starr, Eric Burdon & The Animals and General Public.

Tracklist below the jump.

Here's the trailer for the film if you haven't seen it yet. "Ceremony" film hits VOD on March 4th and heads to theaters on April 8th. You can read what up-and-coming director Max Winkler is up to next (and what's still gestating for a minute) and you can stay tuned for more from that interview closer to the April 8th theatrical date.

"Ceremony" (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Various Artists

01. Overture - Eric D. Johnson
02. Dos Gauchos en El Camino - Eric D. Johnson
03. At the Mohican - Eric D. Johnson
04. Uncle Teddy - Eric D. Johnson
05. Brief Encounter - Eric D. Johnson
06. La La La Lies - Pete Townsend
07. Zoe on the Beach - Eric D. Johnson
08. Married?! - Eric D. Johnson
09. Never You Done That - General Public
10. Sam by the Window - Eric D. Johnson
11. Plots and Entrees - Van Dyke Parks
12. It Don't Come Easy - Ringo Starr
13. Marshall Finds the Ring - Eric D. Johnson
14. Paper Chase - Eric D. Johnson
15. Papa Hobo - Ezra Koenig of the band Vampire Weekend
16. Good Times - Eric Burdon & The Animals

It's not quite as good, no really, but here's The Who's version "Pete Townsend's "La La La Lies."

Ringo Starr -- "Photograph"

This article is related to: Films, Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Max Winkler, Michael Angarano, Uma Thurman, Vampire Weekend, Ceremony


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