James Murphy – If You Need A Friend

A good soundtrack isn’t everything in a movie but it certainly helps (in so much that it kept my interest in the otherwise quite dull live action ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’). Without James Murphy’s (yes, he of LCD Soundsystem) interventions ‘Greenberg’ would still have been memorable (Ben Stiller as vulnerable yet near objectionable world weary 40-something, fresh out of the madhouse and still haunted by that decision to turn down a major record label’s advances 15 years previous while all the while dousing the emotions of a naive 25 year old with heated petroleum – somehow, inconceivably, I identified with his character) but the levity supplied in the background was a classy touch. None more so that this precious one-minuter which appeared as the credits rolled. KD

James Murphy – If You Need A Friend

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Buy Songs: James Murphy
Year: 2010

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