The History Boys - Original Soundtrack
Track Listing
  1. Wish Me Luck (As You Wave Me Goodbye)
  2. Blue Monday
  3. This Charming Man
  4. L 'Accordéoniste
  5. Mustapha Dance
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  1. Wish Me Luck (As You Wave Me Goodbye)
  2. Blue Monday
  3. This Charming Man
  4. L 'Accordéoniste
  5. Mustapha Dance
  6. Bewitched
  7. Never Stop
  8. A Forest
  9. Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag
  10. Bye Bye Blackbird
  11. Bewitched
  12. Can't Get Used to Losing You
  13. Walk Out to Winter
  14. 2000 Miles
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Given that Alan Bennett's play The History Boys focuses on a group of English grammar-school students in the early '80s, it makes sense that the soundtrack to the film version should reflect the same time period. Smartly, while the stage version featured mainstream hits by bands like Duran Duran, Madness, and Dire Straits, director Nicholas Hynter's film soundtrack goes a step further, utilizing cuts by bands he believes the characters in the story would probably have actually preferred. To these ends, listeners get cuts by ...

The History Boys 2006, Rhino

UPC: 081227475420

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