Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Good for Mr. Kraft! It's grating hearing music that doesn't fit films inserted into them, on the presumption that big name talent will better sell the soundtrack. Think of the punk track at the end of the South Park movie, for instance. I love the movie, but that track is out of place and unnecessary.

Fox Music Chief Urges Better Film Tunes: "'After the success of 'Titanic,' soundtrack albums were made for every film, and songs were crow-barred into films,' Robert Kraft said during a panel discussion at the Midem music market. 'Soundtracks were bogus. Songs are often just marketing vehicles, and the music gets forgotten. The music must serve the film.' "