On the journey, they stumble across an unknown writer, Chaucer. The Rousing and Beautiful Score. What kind of lifestyle would a teenage girl prefer? Get Ready Rare Earth 2:51 need 320 6. I Want to Take You Higher Sly and The Family Stone 5:19 9. After his master dies suddenly, the squire hits the road with his cohorts Roland and Wat.
Burwell has done significantly better in genres better suited to his style of writing. Sly And The Family Stone — I Want To Take You Higher 5:21 09. Vitus' Dance Smithy Mix 1:50 7. Eric Clapton — Further On Up The Road 4:29 07. Get Ready Rare Earth 2:50 8. The cultural identity crisis simply cannot be overlooked. Heck, even in rebelling against arranged marriages in both! To Run Or Not To Run 4:13 8.
The straight romantic cues, with an acoustic guitar and a reasonably affectionate love theme, are an enjoyable listen. We had a bias coming in and it was proved true. Low Rider War Allen 3:09 3. Given the level of blatant stupidity on display in writer, producer, and director Brian Helgeland's numb-brained film, it's hard to believe that it wasn't intended to make people laugh at it. What made A Knight's Tale a bit different from any other film with the same stock storyline is that Helgeland chose to mix modern rock songs into the film. Continuing to take on surprising assignments at the time, Carter Burwell was fresh off of a severe critical beating for his unconventional music for Blair Witch 2. They just sing and clap along to our stadium tunes at the start of the film.
Robbie Williams And Queen — We Are The Champions 3:55 12. Having it and not having it. I Want to Take You Higher Sly and the Family Stone 5:21 need 320 12. While they're fine songs, they aren't used in the film and feel out of place here. A New Worship 1:54 4.
All the rights are reserved to the audio company. All artwork and sound clips from A Knight's Tale are Copyright © 2001, and cannot be redistributed without the label's expressed written consent. I guess music really is all about sex. Whether or not Burwell is to blame could be debated, but it is probably safe to say that the composer was stuck balancing two musical styles that have nothing in common, and not even one of the top composers in the industry could have pulled it off. Further On Up the Road by Eric Clapton 7. Takin' Care of Business Bachman - Turner Overdrive 4:50 need 320 11. If not for the ineffective attempts to insert traditional woodwind solos into the mix, the music would have been better suited for a contemporary urban comedy or romance film.
It's a nice little cue, but more score would have been nice. The film's disgraceful attempt to inject a historical period with modern teenage hunks and electric guitars was also a nightmare in the making for its original score. In the end, however, the score fails for the same reason as the general soundtrack that included the songs. Just slapping them on top of the music track wasn't enough - these modern songs actually exist in the universe that is A Knight's Tale. The Showdown 6:47 15. A Lance Without Target 3:00 6. The Boys Are Back In Town Thin Lizzy Lynott 4:27 10.
I Want to Take You Higher by Sly and The Family Stone 5. There are hints of Vision there in his no-big-deal stride. It helps that the soundtrack mirrors my own taste in music. Eric Clapton — Further On Up The Road 4:29 07. Sly And The Family Stone — I Want To Take You Higher 5:21 09. His use of all of these themes is quite consistent and, in the majority of their orchestral performances, they hold the work together. Follow Your Feet 3:12 13.
After all, who would mind if a large, medieval brass fanfare is accompanied by a wailing electric guitar? We Will Rock You Queen 2:02 need 320 4. These samples are provided to give users the idea of music. So we can both agree Coppola used modern music better, yes? The opening title sequence begins appropriately enough at a jousting tournament. The ridiculous nature of the story was destined to place any composer in a difficult position, forcing him to balance the traditional sounds of the time with the modern edge that studio producers were seeking. Takin' Care of Business Bachman-Turner Overdrive 4:48 4. Further On Up the Road Eric Clapton 4:29 7.
Coppola uses upbeat post-punk and indie rock to paint a picture of a girl who was asked to be a queen before she even had a chance to grow up. Commercial use of the content of is prohibited without contanting the respective owners. More so for placement, not the actual montage itself. It's funny, because you have no idea what this film is trying to do. The selections were written directly into the script as a way to get that simple goose pimple feeling. Golden Years David Bowie 3:28 need 320 7.
It elevates human excitement around sporting events or dancing , and modern music only emphasizes that that kind of excitement is timeless. Rare Earth — Get Ready 2:51 08. Follow Your Feet 3:12 13. One of Your Own Carter Burwell 1:51 11. For the showdown and competition cues, Burwell pulls the fast, almost Western-like rhythm out of The Hi-Lo Country and inserts it into A Knight's Tale, producing a sudden burst of energy that is equally enjoyable in parts, though completely out of context with the rest of the score. The Boys Are Back in Town Thin Lizzy 4:28 need 320 10.