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Whether or not you like spaghetti westerns will be a factor in how much you want to consume the "Django Unchained" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, now available through Loma Vista Recording. This soundtrack marks the first time Quentin Tarantino has collaborated with artists to create original music for one of his films. "If you like spaghetti westerns, one of the reasons you like them is because the music so awesome," Tarantino said at a recent DGA Q & A. "And the fact is, you don't just have cool operatic music, you also have really groovy catchy songs, that show up, some will be mock Frankie Laine style, trying to be like the Americans and kind of failing at it but that's what's charming about it, like the 'Django' theme. Or 'His Name is King' is a very poppy 60s style number. I love that they tell these little stories inside of that. »


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