7 Wonderful Movie OSTs ...


7 Wonderful Movie OSTs ...
7 Wonderful Movie OSTs ...

A good OST will evoke scenes from a movie. A good OST will make you imagine what it feels like to go through what the film's characters went through. A good OST will make you want to have an OST for your own life, too. Here are collections from films that I consider fantastic. Take note: most of these movies are rom-coms and are quite old. Because yes, I am a sap. And old.

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I Am Sam

I Am Sam Price: $13.56 at amazon.com

What could be better than songs by the Beatles sang by modern-day artists? Some of you may want to shoot me for saying this but I actually prefer this over the original Beatles versions. I can imagine some of you giving me the eye of death through your computer or laptop monitors right about now. But seriously, you have to give this album a listen. My favorite is "Blackbird" by Sarah McLachlan. She has such a hauntingly beautiful voice.


Notting Hill

Price: $11.84 at amazon.com

The story of a down to earth but funny Notting Hill lad and how he met and fell in love with a big shot Hollywood actress. Don't we all wish we can have a similar love story? Or that we can have a house with a blue door in Notting Hill? Minus the strange roommate, of course. The music of this film was wonderful, too. My favorite is "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers. It was a perfect accompaniment for when Will was missing Anna.


Something's Gotta Give

Something's Gotta Give Price: $8.61 at amazon.com

I think I listened to this soundtrack over and over again the very moment I bought the CD. Then a friend borrowed it and then he listened to it over and over and over and over again. I am not joking. The film was heartwarming and funny but the OST is a treasure in a league of its own. If you love jazz, you'll love this selection of songs


City of Angels

City of Angels Price: $7.72 at amazon.com

I think this may be the first movie OST that I genuinely loved and enjoyed. This came out more than a decade ago and believe you me, this soundtrack was my perfect "studying for an exam" companion in college. Yes, I am old. But back to the soundtrack...My favorites include Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris", Alanis Morisette's "Uninvited", Sarah McLachlan's "Angel" and the instrumental pieces of Gabriel Yared.


Across the Universe

Across the Universe Price: $14.35 at amazon.com

Hmmm it sounds like I am a Beatles songs fan but not a Beatles fan. I suggest you don't try to understand that previous sentence and just go and get yourself a copy of this OST. The songs are wonderful. While you're at it, you might want to get a DVD of the film, too. Jim Sturgess is a sweetheart!


Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary Price: $11.56 at amazon.com

The first song that will probably come to mind when you think of this movie is "It's Raining Men." As a matter of fact, that is my favorite from this OST. A good number of people (including those who loved the movie) did not like this collection but I think it's great fun. Dear old Bridget would approve.


** Serendipity**

** Serendipity** **

Price: $9.87 at amazon.com

When I hear "Moonlight Kiss" I think of this movie. You have 21 tracks that are nothing but perfect for a sappy love story. If you're a fan of the movie or if you like feel-good, romantic songs in general, this is a good buy.

When I finally roundup a good number of songs to be part of the soundtrack of my life, I'll steal tracks from these albums. What did you think of these OSTs?

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I don't know why but I really hate Bridget Jone's.. but i agree with Across the Universe, City of angels, I am Sam, Serendipity and Notting Hill!

Notting Hill...."You say it best when you say nothing at all."

I absolutely love My sister's keeper soundtrack

Great list. I will have to check out some of these movies I have not seen.

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