The soundtrack to The Trials of Darryl Hunt releases August 7
Features Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Paul Brill, Califone
Dead Prez, Dalek, Andrew Bird, and more!
On August 7, in conjunction with HBO Documentary Films, NY-based independent label Young American, will release the soundtrack from the award-winning HBO film, The Trials of Darryl Hunt. Besides Paul Brill's soundtrack work, the album features a roster of popular indie rockers like Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Portastatic, and Andrew Bird as well as hip-hop artists Dalek, Ras Krass, the Last Poets, and Dead Prez.
Download: Ras Kass feat. Michelob—"Not Guilty" (from The Trials of Darryl Hunt soundtrack) HERE.
Download: Paul Brill—"Powerlines" (from The Trials of Darryl Hunt soundtrack) HERE.
This powerful documentary tells the incredible story of Darryl Hunt, a black man who spent twenty years in prison after being wrongly accused of killing a white woman. The film began airing worldwide this April on HBO. It will be followed by a theatrical release this June/July, and a THINKFilm DVD release soon thereafter.
All net proceeds from the sale of this soundtrack will be donated to the Darryl Hunt Foundation, which works to protect wrongly convicted individuals.
1. Introduction - Official Motion Picture Score by Paul Brill
2. "Not Guilty" - RAS KASS - A blazing new track and call for justice from the "King of the West Coast," Mr. Rass Kass himself, featuring newcomer Michelob
3. "To Go Home" - M. WARD - One of the most poignant songs from one of music's brightest stars
4. "You Blanks (Demo)" - PORTASTATIC - A brand new, exclusive demo version from North Carolina's indie heroes
5. "Ladders" - CALIFONE - An amazing, brand new, exclusive song from the highly acclaimed band Califone
6. "The Hunt Is On" - DEAD PREZ feat. Sticman - Brand new song from Dead Prez who carry on Public Enemy's torch as Hip-Hop's most important, politically conscious voice
7. "Did What I Did" - SILVER STATE - Rising rockers Silver State deliver a stellar, emotionally-charged song
8. "Powerlines" - PAUL BRILL - In addition to the score, Brill contributes one of his finest songs on the soundtrack
9. "Five O" - THE LAST POETS feat. DALEK - An exclusive new song from the legendary Last Poets, their first in several years
(aside from last year's platinum collaboration w/ Common) - features a guest appearance by the rising indie rap stars Dalek
10. "Paint The Silence" - SOUTH - British rockers South deliver a live version of their biggest single and OC favorite
11. "Trial Theme" Official Motion Picture Score by Paul Brill
12. "Behind Bars" - SPIDER LOC - The hottest new member of 50 Cent's G-UNIT comes with a brand new, exclusive song for the cause, a track that is sure to please his legion of fans
13. "Yankee Go Home" - CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH - The newest single from rock's leading indie band
14. "Things You Shouldn't Do" - MARGOT and The NUCLEAR SO & SO's - Indiana's biggest rock band returns with their first new material in almost two years, a precursor to their highly anticipated new album
15. "Have You Forgotten (Live)" - MARK KOZELEK / Red House Painters - This legendary Red House Painters song is heard here in all its glory. Mark Kozelek delivers a stirring, never before heard live rendition of this classic song
16. "Good Souls" (Acoustic Live) STARSAILOR - A brand new, never before heard live acoustic version of Starsailor's biggest single
17. "Happy Day (Live)" - ANDREW BIRD - Bird delivers an exclusive live version of his beautiful "Happy Day"
18. "Prison Theme" - Official Motion Picture Score by Paul Brill