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VELVET GOLDMINE

Info on Bolan tracks and soundtrack list (and what a list it is).The film has minor faults but I highly recommend it for anyone that lived through the 70's and wants to relive those dayes - I n'joyd it! The DVD is $14.99 and is available at most DVD online shops. Below is a direct link for amazon.com DVd version (at only $11.99) and the VCR is available

PLACEBO appear alongside Ewan McGregor in a the film shot in London.

Titled Velvet Goldmine, it's about the 'rise, fall and rebirth' of glam-rock. Brian and Steve will appear as members of a fictional glam-rock band called the 'The Flaming Creatures', while Stefan stars alongside Elastica bassist Donna Matthews in another fictional glam band. Michael Stipe is putting together the soundtrack which features Placebo covering Marc Bolan's '20th Century Boy'. The film, directed by Todd Haines. Molko himself has appeared on MTV stating his favourite quote from The Velvet Goldmine:
We're going down in a bit of a decadent spiral, aren't we?

The 1st single from the films soundtrack was to be Placebo's cover of Marc Bolan's 20th Century Boy!! :) here's what you'll hear in the film:

The Wylde Rattz - T.V. Eye
The Venus In Furs -Sebastian
Shudder To Think -Ballad Of Maxwell Demon
Grant Lee Buffalo - The Whole Shebang
The Venus In Furs - Ladytron
Pulp - We Are The Boys
Teenage Fanclub and Donna Matthews - Personality Crisis
The Venus In Furs - Baby's On Fire
The Wylde Rattz - My Unclean
The Venus In Furs - Bitter-Sweet
Placebo - 20th Century Boy **
Brian Eno - Dead Friends Don't Talk
The Venus In Furs - Gimme Danger
The Venus In Furs - Tumbling Down
Brian Eno - Needle In The Camel's Eye
Shudder To Think - Hot One
Nathan Larson - People Rockin' People
Andy Pratt - Avenging Annie
Slade -Cuz I Love You
Brian Eno - The Fat Lady of Limbourg
Lindsay Kemp - A Little of What You Fancy Does You Good
Callum Hamilton - Tutti Frutti
Gary Glitter - Do You Want To Touch Me?(Oh Yeah)
Fredda Payne - Band Of Gold
The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra -Symphonie No. 6 in A Minor
The Mighty Hannibal - Get In The Groove
T-Rex - Cosmic Dancer*
Roxy Music -Virginia Plain
Lou Reed - "Satelite Of Love"
T-Rex - Diamond Meadows*
Paul Kimble - Bitter's End
Steve Harley - Make Me Smile

For more info on the movie and purchasing the video go to

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0788815741/ref=ed_oe_dvd/103-3441301-8695036

 

 


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