Indie Movie of the Week: Elizabethtown


Elizabethtown is one of my favorite movies. It’s one of those movies that leave you feeling happy! A young man in need of a fresh start gets one under highly unexpected circumstances in this emotionally resonant comedy drama from writer and director Cameron Crowe. Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) is considered the big success story in his family, having moved away from the small Kentucky town where he was born to California, where he works as a designer for Mercury, the nation’s biggest athletic shoe company. But success has begun to elude Drew — his most recent design was a resounding flop that has cost him his job, and his girlfriend, Ellen (Jessica Biel), has given him his walking papers. Drew is contemplating suicide when he gets word that his father has died, and that he’s needed back home in Elizabethtown, KY, to help organize the funeral.

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Love For: Elizabethtown Soundtrack

I really LOVE this soundtrack. The movie is in my top 10 for sure. I recommend checking out both. They both always put me in a good mood :).

Volume 1

  1. 60B (Etown Theme) – Nancy Wilson
  2. It’ll All Work Out – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  3. My Father’s GunElton John
  4. IO (This Time Around) – Helen Stellar
  5. Come Pick Me Up – Ryan Adams
  6. Where to Begin – My Morning Jacket
  7. Long Ride Home – Patty Griffin
  8. Sugar Blue – Jeff Finlin
  9. Don’t I Hold You – Wheat
  10. Shut Us Down – Lindsey Buckingham
  11. Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out) – The Hombres
  12. Hard Times (Come Again No More) – Eastmountainsouth
  13. Jesus Was a Cross Maker – The Hollies
  14. Square OneTom Petty
  15. Same in Any Language – I Nine

Volume 2

  1. Learning to Fly – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  2. English Girls Approximately – Ryan Adams
  3. Jesus Was A Crossmaker – Rachael Yamagata
  4. Funky Nassau Pt. 1 – Beginning of the End
  5. LoroPinback
  6. Moon River – Patty Griffin
  7. Summerlong – Kathleen Edwards
  8. …Passing By – Ulrich Schnauss
  9. You Can’t Hurry Love – The Concretes
  10. River Road – Nancy Wilson
  11. Same in Any Language – Ruckus
  12. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today – Washington Phillips
  13. Words – Ryan Adams
  14. Big Love (Live)- Lindsey Buckingham
  15. I Can’t Get Next To You – The Temptations