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Soundtrack For 'In Your Eyes' Features Iron & Wine, Santigold, Song Written By Joss Whedon & More

The Playlist By Ben Brock | The Playlist June 4, 2014 at 11:22AM

It ought to be easy to dislike Joss Whedon. He's an absurdly talented, extremely laid-back mega-geek who created some of the finest TV ever and now gets to play with all Marvel's money and makes little indie movies on the side just because he can... and he's also a musician. This isn't really news, since Whedon wrote the “Firefly” theme tune, the songs for the musical “Buffy” episode “Once More With Feeling,” the songs for “Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog” (and for the sing-along DVD commentary to that blog)—the man even wrote a song for the direct-to-video “The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride.” He ought to be really, really resent-able.
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In Your Eyes

It ought to be easy to dislike Joss Whedon. He's an absurdly talented, extremely laid-back mega-geek who created some of the finest TV ever and now gets to play with all Marvel's money and makes little indie movies on the side just because he can... and he's also a musician. This isn't really news, since Whedon wrote the “Firefly” theme tune, the songs for the musical “Buffy” episode “Once More With Feeling,” the songs for “Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog” (and for the sing-along DVD commentary to that blog)—the man even wrote a song for the direct-to-video “The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride.” He ought to be really, really resent-able.

But he just isn't. He's great. He's adorable. Even when he's writing not-great little indie movies like “In Your Eyes” (our review is here), we love him. Even when he also writes a merry-sad indie-pop track for the soundtrack, just to show off. And that tune is featured alongside cuts by sadster Iron & Wine, hipster Santigold and a lot more too. You can hear Whedon's song below and see “In Your Eyes” on Vimeo for $5. You might as well—it's not like you're doing anything useful with your time, right? Comparatively, that is. [MTV]

"In Your Eyes" Soundtrack Tracklisting

01. Go Get Another Dream – Andrew Johnson
02. Temptation – Ray Beadle
03. Resurrection Fern – Iron & Wine
04. The Riot’s Gone – Santigold
05. Crumblin’ – Noah Maffit, Jessica Freedman, Written by Joss Whedon
06. Trouble I’m In – Twinbed
07. Glad I Found You – Eddie Ray
08. In The Dark – Opus Orange
09. Fired Up – Matt Anderson
10. Stand In The Water – Wildlife
11. The Break Up – Tony Morales

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