Skins - The Soundtrack in September
E4's hit TV series, Skins is now on Channel 4 and to tie in with this Fascination Records are releasing the soundtrack album. The press release and pack shot follows...
RELEASED SEPTEMBER 10th
The drug-fuelled parties, the drinking, smoking, shagging, bad language - welcome to the world of Skins: the provocative teen drama which focuses on a group of mates from Bristol. Having built up a cult following when it was shown on E4 earlier this year - with an in-your-face attitude and snappy dialogue - the soundtrack to their lives is finally here.
Skins: The Soundtrack will be released on September 10th, through Fascination Records.
Bursting with killer tunes, like Bloc Party’s ‘Positive Tension’ and Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs ‘Date With The Night’ and dripping with heavy beats such as Roots Manuva ‘Witness The Fitness’ and Tricky’s ‘Hell Around The Corner’, the 19-track album is a fusion of talent.
Of course the Skins soundtrack would not be complete without the signature tune, Gossip’s ‘Standing In The Way of Control’, with its thumping drums and catchy hook. This track alone sums up Skins - teens living it up and having a good time. The closing track on the album ‘Wild World’ is also of note as it is sung by cast member Mike Bailey who plays lovelorn Sid, the guy who can’t lose his virginity. The song is a cover of the classic Cat Stevens track, and re-entered the Top 40 earlier this year on the back of it being sung on the show.
After going down a storm on E4, Skins is now lording-it-up on Channel 4 and with a second series about to go into production, this is one party that is set to continue.
FAT SEGAL: SKINS THEME TUNE
GOSSIP: STANDING IN THE WAY OF CONTROL (SOULWAX MIX)
BLOC PARTY: POSITIVE TENSION
YEAH YEAH YEAHS: DATE WITH THE NIGHT
ADAM & THE ANTS: PRI NCE CHARMING
ARCHIE BRONSON OUTFIT: DART FOR MY SWEETHEART
THE EARLIES: KELLY BROWN
DJ SHADOW: MONGREL MEETS HIS MAKER
TRICKY: HELL AROUND THE CORNER
BROKEN FAMILY BAND: IT'S ALL OVER
ROOTS MANUVA: WITNESS THE FITNESS
THE HIVES: NO PUN INTENDED
THE FALL: TOTALLY WIRED
JOHN MARTYN: MAY YOU NEVER
SHUGGIE OTIS: AHT UH MI HED
BROADCAST: HAMMER WITHOUT A MASTER
BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE: YOU LOOK GREAT WHEN I'M HIGH
SID (Mike Bailey): WILD WORLD