Patti (whipartist) wrote,
Patti
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Rent soundtrack review

This is mostly for walterzuey, I think.

I picked up the soundtrack from the movie Rent this evening, and I've just given it a runthrough. In situations like this, where I know the source material like the back of my hand, I am typically an extremely harsh critic.

In a word, wow. The music is incredibly faithful to the source material, and I was surprised by how familiar everything felt. At the same time, this recording is cleaner, richer, more brilliant. It sparkles. It soars. I was all warmed up to hate this, and I just can't do it-- it's wonderful.

I'll try to see the movie in London.
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