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West Of Memphis- Voices For Justice

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

CD  |  Soundtrack  |  25 Jan 2013



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DESCRIPTION

Legacy Recordings will release West of Memphis: Voices For Justice, an album of music and songs inspired by the new Sony Pictures Classics film, "West Of Memphis," which chronicles the case of the West Memphis Three. The album serves to raise awareness for the continuing fight for exoneration of the West Memphis Three.

"West Of Memphis" is a new documentary film produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh (the Lord of the Rings trilogy), Amy Berg (Best Documentary Oscar nominee Deliver Us From Evil), with first-time producers Damien Echols (of the West Memphis Three) and Lorri Davis. Directed by Amy Berg, the film reveals the untold story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light; a fight to stop the State of Arkansas from killing an innocent man.

Starting with a searing examination of the police investigation into the 1993 murders of three eight-year-old boys in the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, the film goes on to uncover new evidence surrounding the arrest and conviction of the other three victims of this shocking crime--Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley. All three were teenagers when they became the target of the police investigation for crimes they did not commit. Each of the West Memphis Three spent more than 18 years in prison while outside the gates, mounting evidence and testimony pointing to their innocence led to an outpouring of support, particularly from the music community and artists featured on this album such as Eddie Vedder, Henry Rollins, Natalie Maines, Marilyn Manson, Dave Navarro, and Patti Smith.

"Music has always played a huge role in my life. In my early years, it allowed me to escape the crushing poverty I was born into. Music took me out of myself and into a thousand other worlds. Then, when I was put on trial, it was music they used against me. My love of heavy metal was considered 'proof' that I was evil and a satanic murderer. And then, ultimately, it was music that helped to free me when friends and supporters came together to put on the Voices for Justice concert in Little Rock," said Damien Echols.

DETAILS

Title: West Of Memphis- Voices For Justice

Format: CD

Release Date: 25 Jan 2013

Artist: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Sku: 2219908

Catalogue No: 88765430822

Category: Soundtrack

Disc Count: 1

Transfer Format: Compact Disc

Video Format: Soundtracks

Primary Audio: 88765430822

Language: 0887654308221

Subtitles: Sony Music

TRACKS

DISC 1

Damien Echols Death Row Letter, Year 9 - Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Henry Rollins Feat. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis (original Score)

Mother - Natalie Maines

Joy - Lucinda Williams

The Jean Genie - Camp Freddy

Little Lion Man - Tonto's Giant Nuts (feat. Johnny Depp And Bruce Witkin)

You're So Vain - Marilyn Manson

Dumpster World - Band Of Horses

Dfw - Citizen Cope

Satellite - Eddie Vedder

Anything Made Of Paper - Bill Carter

House Of Pain - The White Buffalo

Ring Them Bells - Bob Dylan

Score Suite - Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Damien Echols Death Row Letter, Year 16 1/2 - Johnny Depp And Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Score

Wing - Patti Smith