Empire Records Soundtrack Poll

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Poll Results

OptionVotes
Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You 14
Gin Blossoms - Til I Hear It From You 7
Coyote Shivers - Sugarhigh 4
The Martinis - Free 3
The Innocence Mission - Bright As Yellow 2
Evan Dando - The Ballad Of El Goodo 1
Please - Here It Comes Again 1
Ape Hangers - I Don't Want To Live Today 1
Cracker - Whole Lotta Trouble 0
The Cranberries - Liar 0
Drill - What You Are 0
Lustre - Nice Overalls 0
Better Than Ezra - Circle Of Friends 0
Toad The Wet Sprocket - Crazy Life 0
The Meices - Ready, Steady, Go 0


scott seward, Thursday, 5 October 2017 19:07 (two months ago) Permalink

Never watched this. I really hate "Girl Like You"

The Walter Mittyville Horror (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 5 October 2017 19:26 (two months ago) Permalink

monster

-_- (jim in vancouver), Thursday, 5 October 2017 19:27 (two months ago) Permalink

It's such a fucken dirge

The Walter Mittyville Horror (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 5 October 2017 19:27 (two months ago) Permalink

that's what happens when a glaswegian tries to do r'n'b

-_- (jim in vancouver), Thursday, 5 October 2017 19:29 (two months ago) Permalink

Innocence Mission are such a wonderful hidden band.

Gerald McBoing-Boing, Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:01 (two months ago) Permalink

Gin Blossoms (w/a helping hand from Marshall Crenshaw), but that Innocence Mission track is great.

Monster fatberg (Phil D.), Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:04 (two months ago) Permalink

Was in LA visiting my bf in the spring of 2000 and saw/recognized Coyote Shivers at a dance club. The next night we went to some bar and there was a DJ and weirdly it turned out to be him. I had always loved Sugar High so I told him as much and he gave me one of his CDs. That was a weird weekend of constantly bumping into CS.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:45 (two months ago) Permalink

Can I just...

Dud dud dud dud. (Jon -- J4ime Per3z and I watched this at a sleepover freshman year, and were both turned on by Liv Tyler. He jerked off in his room while listening to Smashing Pumpkins and I had to sit around wiht his mom, Y0landa!)
― Remy (x Jeremy), Thursday, November 18, 2004 8:54 PM (twelve years ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

to fly across the city and find Aerosmith's car (C. Grisso/McCain), Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:47 (two months ago) Permalink

uhhhhhhh

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:51 (two months ago) Permalink

I mean, the fuzzy blue crop top and plaid miniskirt combo was pretty hot but still.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:51 (two months ago) Permalink

ethan embry is like an infant in this compared to his hardman persona now

nomar, Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:52 (two months ago) Permalink

lmao classic remy post

Le Bateau Ivre, Thursday, 5 October 2017 20:59 (two months ago) Permalink

xpost - yes! He was so adorable in this. When I saw him years later it was p shocking.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Thursday, 5 October 2017 21:24 (two months ago) Permalink

Hah love the edwyn collins song. This came out when I was like 9 years old and I always pictured Dracula singing it no idea why.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Thursday, 5 October 2017 21:47 (two months ago) Permalink

Hah love the edwyn collins song. This came out when I was like 9 years old and I always pictured Dracula singing it no idea why.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Thursday, 5 October 2017 21:47 (two months ago) Permalink

I really like A Girl Like You, although it did recently occur to me that it's basically Proto-Smash Mouth.

MarkoP, Thursday, 5 October 2017 22:18 (two months ago) Permalink

i heard "A Girl Like You" a lot around this time, never got sick of it.

Bee OK, Friday, 6 October 2017 03:38 (two months ago) Permalink

I have it in one of my bars playlists and people still seem to enjoy it. It has aged better than many one hit wonders from the 90s which is imho the decade with the worst offenders when it comes to one hit wonders

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 6 October 2017 06:47 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm with Noodle - I have that song so much.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Friday, 6 October 2017 13:29 (two months ago) Permalink

but I love this

"This came out when I was like 9 years old and I always pictured Dracula singing it no idea why."

:D

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Friday, 6 October 2017 13:29 (two months ago) Permalink

"Til I Hear It From You" still sounds terrific (thanks, Marshall!).

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 6 October 2017 13:57 (two months ago) Permalink

No Snakeface, no justice.

P as in pterodactyl (Ye Mad Puffin), Friday, 6 October 2017 13:58 (two months ago) Permalink

Drama!

John Hampton, the Ardent Studios in-house producer who co-produced the Gin Blossoms recordings, would recall: "'Til I Hear It from You' not only sold the Empire [Records] soundtrack record, but it reinvigorated sales of [Gin Blossoms' debut album] New Miserable...There was money EVERYWHERE!! And we were so fired up about the [follow-up album's prospective] sales with the inclusion of 'Til I Hear It...', we thought [that album] was going to be huge. But...we could not have 'Til I Hear It from You' for [the second Gin Blossoms album] because the label that released the Empire Records soundtrack was justifiably concerned that the A&M sales might dwarf their soundtrack record sales." [6] As the Empire Records soundtrack album was in fact also issued on A&M, any conflict of interest concern which prevented inclusion of the track "Til I Hear It from You" on the second Gin Blossoms' album Congratulations I'm Sorry would not have been a record label issue.

In a 2016 interview in which he said "It was kind of a silly decision" to leave "Til I Hear It from You" off Congratulations I’m Sorry, Jesse Valenzuela attributed the decision to an insistence on inclusion only of material written wholly by group members: "I remember being of [two] minds: [that] maybe it [should or] shouldn’t be on the [group's own album]...I don't think that the label was standing in the way of it...It was more [the band's] management than anything. We had pretty rough management at the time.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 6 October 2017 14:03 (two months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Friday, 10 November 2017 00:01 (one month ago) Permalink

The version of "Sugarhigh" in the movie itself, with Renee Zellweger singing, remains one of my favorite movie rock moments, up there with the band playing on the roof in Bandits.

glenn mcdonald, Friday, 10 November 2017 02:16 (one month ago) Permalink

Terrible soundtrack to a terrible film.

emil.y, Friday, 10 November 2017 02:32 (one month ago) Permalink

Jesus

flappy bird, Friday, 10 November 2017 03:18 (one month ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:01 (one month ago) Permalink

justice

-_- (jim in vancouver), Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:05 (one month ago) Permalink

ilolm

the intentional phallusy (Noodle Vague), Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:20 (one month ago) Permalink

It's not my favourite song but it's not that bad? Wasn't there some kind of hardcore song in this film? Suicidal Tendencies maybe? I think I just have a soft spot for this film cos my first girlfriend liked it tbh

Colonel Poo, Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:39 (one month ago) Permalink


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