LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday Night Lights Vol. 2 (FNLV2) original television soundtrack, which was just released in stores May 18 on Arrival Records/Scion Music Group (distributed by Fontana Distribution, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group), has been getting rave reviews from dailies and bloggers alike, including 411Mania who called the soundtrack "Excellent" and said, "The songs all have an unpolished grit that perfectly suits the dirt on the lens, shades of grey style in which the show is shot."
Rockers White Rabbits, whose song "Percussion Gun" is the lead single from the soundtrack, have just released a compelling music video which includes scenes from the new season. Check the video out here: http://vimeo.com/11661831.
The selection of music on FNLV2 ranges from soulful to alt rock, and all of the songs included in the album have been or will be featured in the show. Reflecting the passion and emotion of the series, the soundtrack boasts a wide variety of artists and features some of the biggest breakout bands of the year, including White Rabbits, Band of Skulls, Augustana, Heartless Bastards, A.A. Bondy, Jakob Dylan, John Doe, The Avett Brothers, AM, Sufjan Stevens, Fink and W.G. Snuffy Walden, whose title score is included on the soundtrack for the first time.
Commenting on the response to the album thus far, Rick Rand, the soundtrack's executive producer says: "We're thrilled and excited that the public has enthusiastically embraced this album of stylistic music which evokes the spirit, reverie and emotion of an everyday Middle America football town."
The eclectic FNLV2 features the following:
1. PERCUSSION GUN – WHITE RABBITS
2. SWAY –HEARTLESS BASTARDS
3. KILLED MYSELF WHEN I WAS YOUNG – A.A. BONDY
4. FIRE – AUGUSTANA
5. SOMETHING GOOD THIS WAY COMES – JAKOB DYLAN
6. I KNOW WHAT I AM – BAND OF SKULLS
7. THE MEANEST MAN IN THE WORLD – JOHN DOE
8. IF IT'S THE BEACHES – THE AVETT BROTHERS
9. WHAT YOU HIDE – AM
10. COME THOU FOUNT OF EVERY BLESSING – SUFJAN STEVENS
11. THIS IS THE THING – FINK
12. FNL MAIN TITLE – W.G. SNUFFY WALDEN
About Arrival Records/Scion Music Group: Arrival Records, Ltd. and Scion Music Group have formed a co-venture to release Friday Night Lights Vol. 2 original television soundtrack. Arrival Records is a Milwaukee-based record label formed in 2007 by Rick Rand. The label is set to release the next album from rock band Bascom Hill on Aug. 24 and the "Parenthood" soundtrack this fall. For more information on Arrival Records – www.ArrivalRecords.net. Scion Music Group is a New York City-based full service record label and music publisher formed in 2008 by Mark Spier, president of the long-standing music publishing company, Memory Lane Music Group. For more information on Scion Music Group – www.scionmusicgroup.com.
About NBC Universal Television DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group: NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBC Universal Television DVD, Music, and Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for the NBC Universal Television Group, including third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special markets projects and the NBC Universal online store.
SOURCE Arrival Records