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Love Songs...Actually

  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. Love Is All Around [From Four Weddings & a Funeral] - Wet Wet Wet
    2. Out of Reach [From Bridget Jones' Diary]
    3. When You Say Nothing at All [From Notting Hill] - Ronan Keating
    4. This Year's Love [From Wimbledon] - David Gray
    5. She [From Notting Hill] - Elvis Costello
    6. Songbird [From Love Actually] - Eva Cassidy
    7. Loving You [From Bridget Jones' Diary: The Edge of Reason] - Minnie Riperton
    8. Caught in a Moment [From Wimbledon] - Sugababes
    9. Everlasting Love [From Birdget Jones Diary: The Edge of Reason] - Jamie Cullum
    10. Chapel of Love [From Four Weddings & a Funeral] - Elton John
    11. It's Raining Men [From Bridget Jones' Diary] - Geri Halliwell
    12. I Will Survive [From Four Weddings & a Funeral] - Gloria Gaynor
    13. Dancing in the Street [From The Boat that Rocked] - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
    14. All You Need Is Love [From Love Actually] - Lynden David Hall
    15. It Must Be Love [From The Tall Guy]
    16. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me [From The Boat That Rocked] - Dusty Springfield
    17. All by Myself [From Bridget Jones' Diary] - Jamie O'Neal
    18. PM's Love Theme [From Love Actually] - Craig Armstrong
    19. Ain't No Sunshine [From Notting Hill] - Bill Withers
    20. These Arms of Mine [From The Boat That Rocked] - Otis Redding
    21. Gold in Them Hills - Ron Sexsmith
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Here with Me [From Love Actually]
    2. Stay with Me baby [From The Boat That Rocked]
    3. Too Lost in You [From Love Actually] - Sugababes
    4. I'm Every Woman [From Bridget Jones' Diary] - Chaka Khan
    5. Jump [From Love Actually] - Girls Aloud
    6. Without You [From Bridget Jones' Diary: The Edge of Reason] - Nilsson
    7. Respect [From Bridget Jones's Diary] - Aretha Franklin
    8. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow [From Bridget Jones' Diary: The Edge of Reason] - Amy Winehouse
    9. You've Got a Way [From Notting Hill] - Shania Twain
    10. Let's Get It On [From Bridget Jones' Diary: The Edge of Reason] - Marvin Gaye
    11. Glasgow Love Theme [From Love Actually] - Craig Armstrong
    12. Ain't No Mountain High Enough [From Bridet Jones' Diary] - Diana Ross
    13. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart [From Notting Hill] - Al Green
    14. Stop [From Bridget Jones-The Edge of Reason] - Jamelia
    15. You're the First, the Last, My Everything [From Four Weddings & a Funeral] - Barry White
    16. I'm Not in Love [From Bridget Jones-The Edge of Reason] - 10cc
    17. All Over the World [From The Boat That Rocked] - Franoise Hardy
    18. Downtain Train - Everything But the Girl
    19. Loving, The - XTC
    20. End of the World [From The Boat That Rocked], The - Skeeter Davis
    21. Luckiest, The - Ben Folds
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    While its inclusions of Nilsson's "Without You," Dusty Springfield's "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," and Barry White's "You're the First, My Last, My Everything" suggests yet another random and ubiquitous Valentine's Day-themed compilation, Love Songs...Actually is perhaps the most original concept for a mainstream love song collection this year. Acting as a Richard Curtis' greatest hits, the two-CD 40-track compilation cherrypicks the best material from the official soundtracks of the U.K. director, producer and writer's most famous romantic comedies, most of which have become as successful as the movies they're accompanying. Of course, the chart-topping singles are all here, from Wet Wet Wet's astonishing 15-week number one "Love Is All Around" (Four Weddings and a Funeral), to Ronan Keating's cover of "When You Say Nothing at All" (Notting Hill) to Geri Halliwell's HI-NRG rendition of "It's Raining Men" (Bridget Jones' Diary), as are Top Ten hits which appear in Love Actually (Sugababes' "Too Lost in You" ), Bridget Jones' Diary: The Edge of Reason (Jamelia's "Stop" ) and Curtis' most recent film, The Boat That Rocked (Martha & the Vandellas' "Dancing in the Street"). But there are also several songs that have become synonymous with key scenes in his movies such as Bill Withers' "Ain't No Sunshine," which was played over Hugh Grant's cleverly executed year-round walk in Notting Hill, the late Lynden David Hall's rendition of "All You Need Is Love," which he performed at Keira Knightley's character's wedding in Love Actually, and Jamie O'Neal's cover of "All by Myself," famously mimed by Renee Zellweger in the opening credits of Bridget Jones' Diary. But even those who find Curtis' chocolate box approach to romance a little too sickly will find plenty to enjoy with the inclusions of Ben Folds' "The Luckiest," Everything But the Girl's "Downtown Train," and XTC's "The Loving" counteracting more traditional Valentine's Day fare from Gabrielle, Jamie Cullum, and 10cc. There are a few notable absences, such as Top Ten hits from Notting Hill (Another Level's "From the Heart") and the Bridget Jones sequel (Robbie Williams' "Misunderstood"), while Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now," which was heard during Emma Thompson 's heartbreaking realization of her husband's affair in Love Actually, one of Curtis' most powerfully emotive scenes, is a surprising omission. But whether a Hugh Grant rom-com is your idea of cinema heaven or cinema hell, Love Songs...Actually is an undeniably eclectic compilation which provides a history of some of the biggest film crossover hits of the last 15 years ~ Jon O'Brien

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  • Genre: Rock
  • Label: Mercury 53327
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  • UPC: 600753327227
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