Soundtrack Throwback – Divergent (2014)


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So, okay.  Not really a “throwback” since this just came out like three months ago so we’ll just say we’re looking back just a bit.  It might not be a conversation worthy soundtrack but it does have some smart points I’d like to mention. For starters, I dig The Mortal Instruments soundtrack more just because this music is catered more to the “popular” young crowd and is primarily centered around pop jams.  Now this is not a bad thing…but I tend to hear this stuff on the radio ALL THE BLOODY TIME!  Why does corporate radio rape my love of music with constant repetition?  WHY?!  A good strength of the soundtrack is that a lot of songs are remixes of pop songs letting them sound happily very different.  A few stand outs for me are the new Ellie Goulding  single, Pia Mia, M83, and BANKS.  Having listened through the album, I noticed that there was a slight inconsistency to genre which I didn’t think matched the album well at all.  It just seemed a bit modge podge-ish.  Well, despite my few dislikes, I did like at least 5 of the songs on the album so percentage wise I can’t argue too much.  But oh…why Snow Patrol?  WHY?

1. Find You – Zedd feat. Matthew Koma & Miriam Bryant
2. Beating Heart – Ellie Goulding
3. Fight For You – Pia Mia feat. Chance The Rapper
4. Hanging On (I See MONSTAS Remix) – Ellie Goulding
5. I Won’t Let You Go – Snow Patrol
6. Run Boy Run – Woodkid
7. Backwards – Tame Impala & Kendrick Lamar
8. I Need You – M83
9. In Distress – A$AP Rocky feat. Gesaffelstein
10. Lost And Found (ODESZA Remix) – Pretty Lights
11. STRANGER – Skirllex feat. KillaGraham From Milo & Otis & Sam Dew
12. Dream Machines – Big Deal
13. Dead In The Water – Ellie Goulding
14. I Love You – Woodkid
15. Waiting Game – BANKS
16. My Blood – Ellie Goulding

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