Friday, June 17, 2022

June 17 - Soundtrack CD

To celebrate the release of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis in cinemas June 24, 2022 NME are releasing a one-off special edition print issue in honor of the return of the inimitable musician on the big screen.

Publicity stated: NME turned 70 this year, and for 66 of those years we’ve been writing about Elvis Presley,” says Holly Bishop, Chief Operating & Commercial Officer of NME Networks about the long-awaited partnership. “Baz Luhrmann’s colourful and unique vision chimes perfectly with the raucous and independent spirit of NME.

So don’t forget to pick up your special Elvis Collector’s Edition of NME at tube and mainline stations, plus some HMV stores, indented record stores, and nationwide from June 16. And if you can’t wait that long, take a look at the digital magazine right >>> here. Thank you, thank you very much.


My friend Gerrit de Jong surprised me with a great illustration for my blog (click to enlarge). 

Nice to see how Elvis still connects fans around the world (wide web). Thanks Gerrit!

You can visit Gerrit's >>> Facebook group Elvis Inside here for more artwork.  

Elvis Soundtrack CD

Following last week's announcement of the digital 36-track edition of the 'Elvis' movie soundtrack Sony Music now announced the July 29, 2022 release of the 22-track CD edition. 

Publicity stated: Elvis – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the music companion to the Warner Bros. Pictures biopic film ELVIS, from Baz Lurhmann. This critically acclaimed film stars Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Tom Hanks as his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The soundtrack features a sampling of original songs from Elvis’s extraordinary body of work from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, and new recordings celebrating his diverse musical influence and enduring impact on popular artists of today.

The 22 track compact disc version of ELVIS includes plenty of A-list names across the musical spectrum. Starting with Elvis himself, additional artists included here are Doja Cat, Nardo Wick, Jack White, Chris Isaak, Eminem, Swae Lee, Diplo, Kacey Musgraves, Jazmine Sullivan, Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, and many others.

Track Listings

  1. Suspicious Minds (Vocal Intro) - Elvis Presley
  2. Cotton Candy Land - Stevie Nicks & Chris Isaak
  3. Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) - Doja Cat
  4. The King And I - Eminem & CeeLo Green
  5. Tupelo Shuffle (From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) - Swae Lee & Diplo
  6. Baby, Let's Play House - Austin Butler
  7. Craw-Fever - Elvis Presley
  8. Strange Things Are Happening Every Day - Yola
  9. Trouble (From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) - Austin Butler
  10. Can't Help Falling in Love - Kacey Musgraves
  11. I Got A Feelin' In My Body - Lenesha Randolph
  12. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child - Jazmine Sullivan
  13. Edge of Reality (Tame Impala Remix) - Elvis Presley & Tame Impala
  14. Power of My Love - Elvis Presley & Jack White
  15. Polk Salad Annie (Film Mix) - Elvis Presley
  16. Suspicious Minds (Film Edit) - Elvis Presley
  17. Burning Love (Film Mix) - Elvis Presley
  18. I Got A Feelin' In My Body - Elvis Presley & Stuart Price
  19. Don't Fly Away (PNAU Remix) - Elvis Presley & PNAU
  20. If I Can Dream (From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) - MÃ¥neskin
  21. Suspicious Minds - Paravi
  22. In the Ghetto (World Turns Remix) - Elvis Presley feat. Nardo Wick