In celebration of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event Madison Gate Records and Legacy Recordings are releasing AMERICAN HUSTLE – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusively at independent retailers on November 28th! The new 12″ 2LP gatefold vinyl release of the album features six songs used in the film, which were not included on the CD including Steely Dan (“Dirty Work”), The Temptations (“Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone”), David Bowie (“The Jean Genie”), and Ella Fitzgerald (“It’s De-Lovely”) and will feature a previously unreleased track by Jeff Lynne.
The soundtrack album showcases an array of evocative 70s classics–including Wings’ “Live And Let Die,” Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love,” Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”, the Bee Gees’ “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” and more–while introducing provocative new tracks like Lebanese-American singer Mayssa Karaa’s Arabic cover rendition of Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit,” produced by multiple Grammy nominee Mark Batson (Eminem, Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews Band). Susan Jacobs served as Music Supervisor for the film’s soundtrack.
The new 12″ 2LP gatefold vinyl release of the album features six songs used in the film, which were not included on the CD. The exciting new additions to the American Hustle – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album are songs by Steely Dan (“Dirty Work”), The Temptations (“Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone”), Todd Rundgren (“I Saw The Light”), David Bowie (“The Jean Genie”), Frank Sinatra (“The Coffee Song [They’ve Got An Awful Lot Of Coffee In Brazil]”) and Ella Fitzgerald (“It’s De-Lovely”).
Director David O. Russell meticulously supervised the creation of this exclusive vinyl edition of the soundtrack, supplying hand-written excerpts from the scrip, unique imagery from the film and artwork to enhance the look and feel of the album’s gatefold and sleeve.
If you were a fan of the movie than I can almost guarantee you loved the music as well, so don’t miss out on this limited edition special!