Florence and the Machine
The Black Keys
The Dead Weather (AKA Jack White’s new band)
Band of Horses
Cee-Lo Green (of Gnarls Barkley fame)
have in common, aside from being the darling bands of hipsters and having a penchant for weird fashion and facial hair?
…oh right, they contributed brand-new singles to the Twilight: Eclipse soundtrack.
SO MUCH ZOOEY DESCHANEL. JOY.
Review: When I realized that the soundtrack for 500 Days of Summer had come out yesterday, I started giggling insanely with glee. I haven’t giggled that insanely since a few hours before when I was watching HP6 and Dumbledore suggested that Harry should let Professor Slughorn “collect” him. Teehee. There I go again.
So I bought the soundtrack off Amazon, and to my great delight, the album cover was a mosaic of pictures of Zooey Deschanel. That’s possibly the greatest idea for an album ever. Some might find it a little creepy, but those people SHOULD GO AWAY. You should know that any discussion I have about 500 Days Of Summer will invariably degenerate into the glorification of Zooey Deschanel, the closest thing we have to an actual Greek Muse. Yes, I spent quite some time admiring the brilliant design of the album cover… She’s so purty. You really can’t get enough Zooey Deschanel. This album cover however, is an adequate fix. So I’ll be giving the album an A+. And that’s that.
Okay, if you really want to hear about what’s actually on the album, fine then, I’ll talk about it. Continue reading