UPDATE: Light in the Attic write "due to circumstances out of our control, the listening party has been re-scheduled for Sunday, June 25th at Noon." More info here.
It's been 25 years since Cameron Crowe's grunge-era defining film Singles hit theaters and introduced the masses to Matt Dillon's innovative smeared-soul patch goatee. But maybe even more influential than the movie itself was the film's soundtrack, featuring a wealth of Seattle's then-burgeoning-now-superstar talents from Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam to Soundgarden and Mother Love Bone. A quarter century later and these influential songs are finally getting the remaster treatment, sounding better than ever. This
Saturday, June 24, you can hear them in their reissued glory at a special listening party at the Light in the Attic record shop located in KEXP's Gathering Space at noon.
The reissue and anniversary come at a poignant time for the scene the film documented. In the wake of Soundgarden lead vocalist Chris Cornell's death, his contributions feel particularly heartening. Cornell not only contributed tracks with the band and made a cameo in the film, but he also contributed solo material as well. The deluxe CD edition includes six of his solo tracks — one of which being a score piece. The whole soundtrack is an enlightening benchmark for Northwest music fans to reflect on, knowing the heights that these bands would rise to over the next two decades.There's further incentive to attend as well, aside from hearing classic Northwest and '90s artists in high fidelity alongside fellow fans. If you buy the soundtrack on CD or vinyl, you'll receive 10% off your purchase. Not just that, free snacks and soda will be provided. Come celebrate this reissue and the music that helped define our region. Check out the reissue tracklistings and revisit some of the soundtrack's highlights below.
Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Deluxe Edition Track List
LP: 11. Would? - Alice In Chains2. Breath - Pearl Jam3. Seasons - Chris Cornell4. Dyslexic Heart - Paul Westerberg5. Battle of Evermore - The Lovemongers6. Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns - Mother Love Bone
LP: 21. Birth Ritual - Soundgarden2. State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam3. Overblown - Mudhoney4. Waiting for Somebody - Paul Westerberg5. May This Be Love - Jimi Hendrix6. Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees7. Drown - Smashing Pumpkins
Singles Soundtrack (Deluxe Edition) CD Tracklist:Disc 1:01. Alice in Chains – Would?02. Pearl Jam – Breath03. Chris Cornell – Seasons04. Paul Westerberg – Dyslexic Heart05. The Lovemongers – Battle of Evermore06. Mother Love Bone – Chloe Dancer / Crown of Thorns07. Soundgarden – Birth Ritual08. Pearl Jam – State of Love and Trust09. Mudhoney – Overblown10. Paul Westerberg – Waiting for Somebody11. Jimi Hendrix – May This Be Love12. Screaming Trees – Nearly Lost You13. The Smashing Pumpkins – Drown
Disc 2:01. Citizen Dick – Touch Me I’m Dick02. Chris Cornell – Nowhere But You03. Chris Cornell- Spoonman04. Chris Cornell – Flutter Girl05. Chris Cornell – Missing06. Alice in Chains – Would?07. Alice in Chains – It Ain’t Like That08. Soundgarden – Birth Ritual09. Paul Westerberg – Dyslexic Heart10. Paul Westerberg – Waiting for Somebody11. Mudhoney – Overblown12. Truly – Heart and Lungs13. Blood Circus – Six Foot Under14. Mike McCready – Singles Blues 115. Paul Westerberg – Blue Heart16. Paul Westerberg – Lost in Emily’s Woods17. Chris Cornell – Ferry Boat #318. Chris Cornell – Score Piece #4
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