The official soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson’s coming-of-age comedic drama Licorice Pizza will be released by Republic Records. Nina Simone, David Bowie, The Doors, Sonny & Cher, Chuck Berry, Donovan, Paul McCartney, Gordon Lightfoot, Taj Mahal, Mason Williams, and others are among the musicians featured on the CD. There’s also a tune from Jonny Greenwood’s original soundtrack for the film, which he wrote for the director’s previous four films, There Will Be Blood, The Master, Inherent Vice, and Phantom Thread. On November 26, 2021, the soundtrack will be published digitally.
Film Music Reported that On December 10, a double vinyl version will be released, and it is already available for pre-order on Amazon. Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie feature in Anderson’s Licorice Pizza, which he wrote and directed. The film follows Alana Kane and Gary Valentine as they grow up, run around, and fall in love in the San Fernando Valley in 1973. On November 26, the dramedy will be screened in select cinemas before being distributed worldwide on December 25.
Check out the tracklist of the album:
1. July Tree – Nina Simone (2:44)
2. Stumblin’ In – Chris Norman & Suzi Quatro (3:58)
3. Sometimes I’m Happy – Johnny Guarnieri (4:05)
4. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive (feat. Vic Schoen & His Orchestra) – Bing Crosby & The Andrew Sisters (2:42)
5. Blue Sands (feat. Buddy Collette) – Chico Hamilton Quintet (6:36)
6. But You’re Mine – Sonny & Cher (3:04)
7. My Ding-A-Ling (Live At Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA/1967) (feat. Steve Miller Band) – Chuck Berry (4:38)
8. Peace Frog – The Doors (2:52)
9. Let Me Roll It – Paul McCartney (4:51)
10. Life On Mars? – David Bowie (3:52)
11. Slip Away – Clarence Carter (2:34)
12. Diamond Girl – Seal & Crofts (4:13)
13. Greensleeves – Mason Williams (2:45)
14. Barabajagal – Donovan (3:20)
15. Softly Whispering I Love You – Congregation (3:02)
16. Licorice Pizza – Jonny Greenwood (3:07)
17. If You Could Read My Mind – Gordon Lightfoot (3:51)
18. Walk Away – James Gang (3:35)
19. Lisa, Listen To Me – Blood, Sweat & Tears (2:58)
20. Tomorrow May Not Be Your Day – Taj Mahal (4:14).