Inside Llewyn Davis Soundtrack Review

Inside Llewyn Davis

Various Artists

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It is kind of hard to review a soundtrack without seeing the movie.  The context may be very important for a soundtrack.  Certain songs may be felt more deeply when accompanied by the attached story.  So, with that caveat in place, I am going to go ahead and review the original soundtrack for Inside Llewyn Davis.  I kind of figured it wouldn’t hurt, since a lot of people may want to pick up the whole album on the strength of the Oscar Isaac and Marcus Mumford rendition of the traditional “Fare Thee Well”.  In addition, many people just don’t see many movies, particularly Oscar-bate like Inside Llewyn Davis, so a review may be the only exposure they get.

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Paul Simon Show Review

Paul Simon

IU Auditorium

Bloomington, IN

11/20/2011

Paul Simon Live
Still Crazy Good After All These Years

Catching a music legend past their prime can be a mixed bag. The sheer presence of someone who has played such an important role in music history can be awe-inspiring, but often the performances fall quite flat and it can even be borderline sad seeing them as just a shell of who they used to be. Some legends seem to almost get better with age (Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young), while other’s  rock ‘n’ roll lifestyles have gotten the best of them over time (Bob Dylan, The Who).
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