2x12" Soundtrack LP Pop , Rock Hits - For all of its vulgarity, There's Something About Mary was sweet and cheerful, due in no small part to Jonathan Richman's terrific, heartfelt appearances as the film's chorus. They were funny and warm, like the movie itself, and they form the core of the film's soundtrack, which is also a delight. Like any soundtrack, it isn't perfect -- a few of the songs, such as Zuba's "Speed Queen," fall flat -- but there are enough terrific pop and alt-pop songs, from the Dandy Warhols' "Every Day Should Be a Holiday" and Ivy's "This Is the Day" to Joe Jackson's "Is She Really Going Out with Him" and the Lemonheads' "If I Could Talk I'd Tell You," to make it thoroughly entertaining, especially for any fan of the film. Besides, anyone who has seen the film will not be able to resist a smile with the closing "Build Me Up Buttercup," which became the improbable theme to this brilliant comedy.
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The term Various Artists is used in the record industry when numerous singers and musicians collaborate on a song or collection of songs. Most often on Last.fm, compilation album tracks appear under the name of Various Artists erroneously because the individual artist is not listed in the album's ID3 information.
Sometimes, single releases may be credited to Various Artists when their profits are going to charity and, usually in high-profile cases, are sometimes known by a group name. Examples include Band Aid with their releases of Do They Know It's Christmas? and USA for Africa with We Are the World.
Various Artists is also an actual performance name for Torsten Pröfrock, who runs the German DIN label. Torsten performs also as Dynamo, Erosion, Resilent, Traktor besides some others. He's a good friend of Robert Henke and since fall 2004 he is a member of Monolake.
Various Artists were also a short-lived Bristol punk band formed by brothers Jonjo and Robin Key (originally from Birmingham). Other members were also simultaneously in Art Objects who went on to become The Blue Aeroplanes, the latter the Key brothers also co-wrote some songs and were involved in. When Various Artists imploded, the Key brothers went on to form Either / Or. Read more on Last.fm
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