'Dallas Buyers Club' Soundtrack Features Tegan And Sara, 30 Seconds To Mars, My Morning Jacket & More

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by Kevin Jagernauth
October 18, 2013 2:46 PM
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Yes, "Dallas Buyers Club" is, reductively speaking, an "AIDS drama," but we've come a long way since Bruce Springsteen made us weep with "Streets of Philadelphia." The soundtrack for the upcoming Matthew McConaughey-starrer is just as energetic and vivacious as his lead character Ron Woodroof, and details of the tunes you'll be hearing along the way (and some inspired by the movie) have now arrived.

The sixteen-track disc doesn't waste a moment, bringing along Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara, Jared Leto's own band 30 Seconds To Mars, knobtwiddler Awolnation, roots dudes My Morning Jacket and more. If a classic vibe is more your style, Shuggie Otis kicks this off with some soul, while T. Rex brings up the rear with some rock 'n' roll. And put all together, it's the kind of playlist collection you generally don't see in awards season movies, which tend lean more heavily on traditional scores.

The soundtrack will drop digitally on October 29th with the movie hitting theaters on November 1st. Tracklist and samples below. [Film Music Reporter]

"Dallas Buyers Club" Soundtrack

1. Sweet Thang – Shuggie Otis
2. Following Morning – The Naked and the Famous
3. Hell and Back – The Airborne Toxic Event
4. Ready To Be Called On – My Morning Jacket
5. Life of the Party – Blondfire
6. The Walker (Reyland Allison Remix) – Fitz and the Tantrums
7. Shudder To Think – Tegan and Sara
8. Mad Love (Acoustic) – Neon Trees
9. Main Man – Portugal. The Man
10. Stayin’ Alive – Capital Cities
11. Romance Languages – Cold War Kids
12. Burn It Down (Innerpartysystem remix) – AWOLNATION
13. After the Scripture – Manchester Orchestra
14. City of Angels (Acoustic) – Thirty Seconds to Mars ”
15. Main Man – T. Rex
16. Life is Strange – T. Rex

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3 Comments

  • RP | October 20, 2013 9:57 AMReply

    The movie is mostly score. None of these modern songs are in it minus the T-Rex ones and the Shuggie Otis, I believe. More like an inspired-by soundtrack.

  • cirkusfolk | October 18, 2013 2:53 PMReply

    So a film that takes place in the early 80s is filled up mostly of music from the last decade? Hope the movie does not feature these songs.

  • Washington | October 18, 2013 11:01 PM

    That's the stupidest reasoning

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