Soundtrack to Universal Pictures' Comedy-Adventure 'Paul' Stars the Weird and Wonderful

Mar 15, 2011, 15:53 ET from Universal Music Enterprises

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sure the soundtrack to Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy-adventure Paul features classics such as Todd Rundgren's "Hello It's Me," Bill Withers on Grover Washington Jr.'s "Just The Two Of Us," The B-52s' "Planet Claire," Marvin Gaye's "Got To Give It Up," ELO's "All Over The World," and a score by Grammy® winner David Arnold (Independence Day and several James Bond films).  But the surprising gems of Paul - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Hip-O Records/UMe), released digitally March 15, 2011 and physically April 5, 2011, are one of the weirdest rock records of all times, a '70s new wave track called "arguably, the greatest rock single ever recorded" and a Star Wars song covered by a Western swing band.

The insanely rockabilly "Flying Saucers Rock 'N' Roll" was recorded in 1957 at famed Sun Studios in Memphis (yes, that's Jerry Lee Lewis on piano!) by Billy Lee Riley, who Bob Dylan has called his hero.  "Another Girl, Another Planet" from English power pop group The Only Ones surfaced in 1978 and has been widely hailed not only by Allmusic but "Q Magazine," which ranked it among the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.  Syd Masters and The Swing Riders, a vintage cowboy band found most weekends tearing up hotel lounges throughout New Mexico, covers "Cantina Band."  One expects nothing less weird and wonderful from stars and writers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead), star Seth Rogen (The Green Hornet) and director Greg Mottola (Superbad).  Paul will be released nationwide on March 18 by Universal Pictures.


1. Paul Opening Title (David Arnold)

2. Another Girl, Another Planet (The Only Ones)

3. Road Trip Number 1 (David Arnold)

4. Just The Two Of Us (Grover Washington Jr. feat. Bill Withers)

5. Passport (David Arnold)

6. Road Trip Number 2 (David Arnold)

7. Flying Saucers Rock 'N' Roll (Billy Lee Riley)

8. Window Shopping (David Arnold)

9. Hello It's Me (Todd Rundgren)

10. End Of The Road Trip (David Arnold)

11. Dancing In The Moonlight (King Harvest)

12. Campfire Confessions (David Arnold)

13. Got To Give It Up (Marvin Gaye)

14. A Little Talk With Paul (David Arnold)

15. I Chase The Devil (Max Romeo)

16. Chase (David Arnold)

17. Cantina (Syd Masters and The Swing Riders)

18. You Gotta Try (David Arnold)

19. 1st Contact (David Arnold)

20. Planet Claire (The B-52s)

21. Goodbye (It's a little awkward) (David Arnold)

22. All Over The World - ELO

SOURCE Universal Music Enterprises