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Mystery Train

Various Artists / Lurie John

Mystery Train

Label: Milan

Genre: Soundtrack

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A marvellous reissue of Jim Jarmusch’s classic soundtrack, designed by iconic graphic designers Jack & Laurent Durieux!

Jim Jarmusch’s cult film from 1989 won him an award at the Cannes Festival. Probably his most emblematic picture, it starred Steve Buscemi, Joe Strummer, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee, and Masatoshi Nagase & Y?ki Kud?, the young Japanese couple wandering through Memphis – the city of Elvis – who gives the story its setting.

The quartet set up by John Lurie (guitar, harmonica), Marc Ribot (guitar, banjo), Tony Garnier (bass) and Douglas Bowne (drums) elaborate a nocturnal and contemplative rhythm & blues, as fascinating as hypnotic!.

And of course, rock & roll and soul songs by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Otis Redding and The Bar-Kays – among others –, open the album…