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'CBGB' Soundtrack Will Include Blondie, Talking Heads

Biopic on famous New York punk club is coming this fall

Debbie Harry of Blondie, David Byrne of Talking Heads.
Richard McCaffrey/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images;Chris Walter/WireImage
August 2, 2013 9:25 AM ET

The CBGB biopic arriving this fall will come with a soundtrack featuring some of the bands that helped pioneer the punk movement in New York City in the Seventies, including Blondie, Talking Heads and the Velvet Underground.

Photos: Behind the Scenes of 'CBGB'

The 20 songs on CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will also include tracks by the MC5, the Stooges, the Dictators, the New York Dolls, Television and the Police. The collection is due October 8th on CD and double-LP, the first pressing of which will be on translucent pink vinyl. A deluxe digital version will also be available. 

CBGB tells the story of Hilly Krystal, played by Alan Rickman, and his legendary Bowery club that brought punk to life and helped birth the underground music scene in the U.S. The film also stars Malin Akerman, Ryan Hurst and Ashley Greene. The movie will premiere at the CBGB Festival, and will open in select cities on October 11th. 

Track listing:

"Life During Wartime" – Talking Heads
"Kick Out the Jams (Uncensored Version)" – MC5
"Chatterbox" – New York Dolls
"Careful" – Television
"Blank Generation" – Richard Hell and the Voidoids
"Slow Death" – Flamin' Groovies
"I Can’t Stand It" – The Velvet Underground
"Out of Control" – Wayne County and the Electric Chairs
"Psychotic Reaction" – The Count Five
All For the Love of Rock 'n' Roll (Live) – Tuff Darts
"All By Myself" – Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
"California Sun" (Original Demo) – The Dictators
"Caught With the Meat in Your Mouth" – Dead Boys
"I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)" – Joey Ramone
"Get Outta My Way" – The Laughing Dogs
"Sunday Girl" (2013 Version) – Blondie
"I Wanna Be Your Dog" – The Stooges
"Sonic Reducer" – Dead Boys
"Roxanne" – The Police
"Birds and the Bees" – Hilly Kristal

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