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Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith contribute to Music Inspired by the Film Roma: Stream

DJ Shadow, T-Bone Burnett, Ibeyi, and UNKLE also make music inspired by Alfonso Cuarón's acclaimed film

Music Inspired By The Film Roma album stream
Music Inspired By The Film Roma
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    After Alfonso Cuarón finished Roma, he sought out some of his favorite artists to compose songs inspired by the film. Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti SmithDJ Shadow, Laura Marling, EL-PT-Bone Burnett, and a diverse group of international artists took up his offer, creating a companion piece to the 10-time Oscar nominee. Entitled Music Inspired by the Film Roma, you can now stream the entire thing below.

    The 15-track album paints another intriguing layer to the acclaimed film, which tells the story of a young maid’s life in Mexico City in the early ‘70s. Beck offers “Tarantula” featuring Feist, a soulful cover of the 1982 track from British electronica group Colourbox, while Billie Eilish contributes the dark electro cut “When I Was Older”. In addition to American artists, the record includes songs from Rangel (of Mexican alt-rock group Café Tacvba), French-Cuban twins Ibeyi, British trip-hop act UNKLE, and Cuarón’s 15 year-old daughter Bu Cuarón.

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    music inspired by the film roma album cover artwork Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith contribute to Music Inspired by the Film Roma: StreamMusic Inspired by the Film Roma Tracklist:
    01. Ciudad de México – “Tepeji 21 (The Sounds of ROMA)”
    02. Patti Smith – “Wing”
    03. Beck – “Tarantula” (Colourbox cover)
    04. Billie Eilish – “WHEN I WAS OLDER”
    05. Bu Cuarón – “PSYCHO”
    06. UNKLE – “On My Knees” (ft. Michael Kiwanuka)
    07. Jessie Reyez – “Con El Viento”
    08. El-P / Wilder Zoby – “Marooned”
    09. Sonido Gallo Negro – “Cumbia del Borras”
    10. Quique Rangel – “La Hora Exacta”
    11. Ibeyi – “Cleo Who Takes Care of You”
    12. DJ Shadow – “We Are Always Alone”
    13. Asaf Avidan – “Between These Hands”
    14. Laura Marling – “Those Were the Days” (Mary Hopkin cover)
    15. T-Bone Burnett – “ROMA”

    While Cuarón is winning awards for Roma  — like Best Director at the Golden Globes and Best Picture by the Chicago Film Critics Association — and racking up noms, the film is getting snubbed from Oscar theatrical screenings. Due to a lack of proper distribution agreements with Netflix, AMC, Regal, and Cinemark isn’t including the Academy Award Best Picture nominee in their annual Oscar showcases.

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