Wes Anderson tribute album in the works

Wes Anderson tribute album in the works

Inspired by the music from Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, Life Aquatic and more

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Rather unusually, a tribute album to film director Wes Anderson has been announced. Film directors are rarely the focus of tribute compliations, however the label behind I Saved Latin! - American Laundromat Records - clearly covet Anderson's film scores enough to find reason for their latest release. 

A 2 disc CD, the compiliation will be released in the Spring of 2014 and will feature the likes of Pixies frontman Black Francis, Minutemen co-founder Mike Watt, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin and more covering tracks from Anderson's famous motion pictures including Royal TenenbaumsRushmoreLife AquaticDarjeeling LimitedFantastic Mr. Fox, and Bottle Rocket.

Wes Anderson groupies will also be excited to learn that the album comes complete with a Team Zissou beanie (from Life Aquatic), a Khaki Scouts badge (from Moonrise Kingdom), a Max Fischer business card (from Rushmore), a limited edition 7", and three different t-shirts.


Black Francis: ”Seven and Seven Is” (Love) [Bottle Rocket]
Elk City: “Play with Fire” (The Rolling Stones) [Darjeeling Limited]
Escondido: “Strangers” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited]
Freelance Whales: “Let Her Dance” (The Bobby Fuller Four) [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
Generationals: “Making Time” (Creation) [Rushmore]
Grand Hallway: “I Am Waiting” (The Rolling Stones) [Rushmore]
Joy Zipper: “Ooh La La” (The Faces) [Rushmore]
Juliana Hatfield: “Needle In The Hay” (Elliot Smith) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Kristin Hersh: “Fly” (Nick Drake) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Matt Pond: “These Days” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Mike Watt & the Secondmen: “Street Fighting Man (The Rolling Stones)” [Fantastic Mr. Fox]
PHOX: “The Way I Feel Inside” (The Zombies) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
Santah: “Five Years” (David Bowie) [Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou]
Sara Lov: “Alone Again Or” (Love) [Bottle Rocket]
Solvents: “Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worryin’ Bout That Girl” (The Kinks) [Rushmore]
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: “Margaret Yang’s Theme” (Mark Mothersbaugh) [Rushmore]
Tea Cozies: “Here Comes My Baby” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore]
Tele Novella: “Stephanie Says” (The Velvet Underground) [Royal Tenenbaums]
Telekinesis: “This Time Tomorrow” (The Kinks) [Darjeeling Limited]
The Ghost in You: “Oh Yoko!” (John Lennon) [Rushmore]
Tomten: “30 Century Man” (Scott Walker) [Life Aquatic]
Trespassers William: “Fairest of the Seasons” (Nico) [Royal Tenenbaums]
William Fitzsimmons: “The Wind” (Cat Stevens) [Rushmore]

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