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The Soundtrack to Sam Tyler's Life?

Advantages: Some great, memorable songs from the 1970's
Disadvantages: A lot of rubbish along the way

...After two triumphant series of a modern day British television classic, Life on Mars will hopefully be remembered for its dramatic take on both modern and olden day policing methods, not to mention its obvious comedy and sci-fi elements that made it a suc ...

MizzMolko 09.04.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Life on Mars (Original Soundtrack) - Various Artists

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A Hit CD for a Hit Show

Advantages: Some brilliant tracks
Disadvantages: Could have down with more dialogue tracks

I loved Life on Mars from the second it hit our TV screens, the plots were intriguing and the 1970's perfectly reconstructed. One of the most important parts of the show however was the music, as it was this that really kept the series grounded in the era ...

MI9to5 28.01.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Life On Mars - Soundtrack

Advantages: Great Music
Disadvantages: none

...a very good Sountrack, and has some of the best music from the 70's on it. Artists featured on this disc are: David Bowie - with the song Life on Mars? which inspired the name of the show. Roxy Music, Paul MCcartney, ELO, T.Rex, Sweet, Thi ...

franceskray 05.08.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Just like a beach, lots of boring sand...

Advantages: MOR
Disadvantages: It's MOR, therefore must be destroyed.

I have found this soundtrack a bit too poppy for my taste as I hate to be Middle of the Road in any counts, and that has meant I have toasted my singles that I had originally bought, and this includes ATB, and this particular album had joined the same fat ...

Trancemasta 05.09.2000 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Beach [Original Soundtrack] (Original Soundtrack) - Soundtrack

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Watch out for sharks...

Advantages: A nice mix of memorable music
Disadvantages: It's got All Saints on it.

The soundtrack to The Beach is thankfully much more interesting than the film it owes its name to. As can be read in my film review of the film, the visual aspect of this film is excellent; it looks great at all times. The music sort of matches in a way t ...

simonpear2000 25.06.2000 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Beach [Original Soundtrack] (Original Soundtrack) - Soundtrack

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