Bob Dylan confirmed for Coen Brothers film soundtrack
Bob Dylan is among the artists appearing on the soundtrack for Inside Llewyn Davis, the new film from the Coen Brothers.
The film, which is set in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s and stars Oscar Isaac as an upcoming folk singer, contains contemporaneous music by Dylan and Dave Van Ronk alongside material performed by members of the cast, including Isaac and Justin Timberlake, and Marcus Mumford.
As with the Coens other great period movie, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the soundtrack has been overseen by T Bone Burnett.
The Dylan track which appears on the soundtrack is a rare cut, “Farewell”, which was originally recorded for The Times They Are a-Changin’ sessions.
The release for the soundtrack is September 16 in the UK.
The film itself recently won the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival and will be released in the UK in January 2014. You can read our first look review of the film here.
The soundtrack listing for Inside Llewyn Davis is:
Oscar Isaac - "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me" (Traditional; Arranged by T Bone Burnett)
Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac - "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)" (Traditional; Arranged by Oscar Isaac and T Bone Burnett)
Stark Sands - "The Last Thing on My Mind" (Tom Paxton)
Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan and Stark Sands - "Five Hundred Miles" (Hedy West)
Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Adam Driver - "Please Mr. Kennedy" (Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen)
Oscar Isaac - "Green, Green Rocky Road" (Len Chandler and Robert Kaufman)
Oscar Isaac - "The Death of Queen Jane" (Traditional; Arranged by Oscar Isaac and T Bone Burnett)
John Cohen with the Down Hill Strugglers - "The Roving Gambler" (Traditional)
Oscar Isaac - "The Shoals of Herring" (Ewan MacColl)
Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge, Marcus Mumford, Justin Timberlake and Gabe Witcher - "The Auld Triangle" (Brendan Behan)
Nancy Blake - "The Storms Are on the Ocean" (A.P. Carter)
Oscar Isaac - "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song) (Traditional; Arranged by Oscar Isaac and T Bone Burnett)
Bob Dylan - "Farewell" (Bob Dylan)
Dave Van Ronk - "Green, Green Rocky Road" (Len Chandler and Robert Kaufman)
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