Friday, December 21, 2007

All I Want Is You - Juno Soundtrack


I recently saw Juno, the Jason Reitman film written by Diablo Cody, about a smart 16-year old (played by Ellen Page) who gets pregnant and decides to have the baby and then give it up for adoption.
I highly recommend the film - it's funny and thoughtful and knowing. Not the least of its highlights is the soundtrack, which is a mixture of cool oldies and new singer/songwriter stuff. One of the things I particularly appreciated was that the producers weren't afraid to play whole songs and make them the center of attention.
As if to underscore the fact that Juno is basically a child, the song that plays over the opening credits is "All I Want Is You," by kiddie music star Barry Louis Polisar.
I've been playing this song over and over ever since I saw the movie. I'm sure I'll get sick of it soon enough - it's that kind of song - but for now it's my Christmas hit.
Barry Louis Polisar - All I Want Is You
Purchase the soundtrack on Itunes - it's not yet available from Amazon or in stores.

4 comments:

Robin said...

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Anonymous said...

Supah cool movie. I love this song and one other "tire swing" too.

iTunes won't let you dl this one by itself though FYI to any other readers.

Robin said...

Thanks for the heads-up. Try it now, it should be okay.

C. said...

Hey! JUNO is an excellent movy! And I keep on singing ALL I WANT IS YOU since I walked out of the movy...
If you want to download the music of JUNO for free, go on the webpage of Kimyo Dawson, here!
http://www.kimyadawson.com/