Rhino Records will be releasing Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs on April 8, exclusively on iTunes.
The digital collection consists of 15 songs that were intended for the film, but ultimately ended up on the cutting room floor. Juno B-Sides will feature two new songs by Kimya Dawson (one-half of the Moldy Peaches, one-tenth of Antsy Pants), who appears on eight of the original soundtrack’s 18 tracks. The collection also includes music by Belle & Sebastian, Yo La Tengo, Buddy Holly, The Bristols and Astrud Gilberto.
Director Jason Reitman’s reasoning for releasing a second collection of tunes inspired by his Diablo Cody-penned flick was simple. In the liner notes, he said it was a tragedy when a song that defines a film is cut in the editing process. "The following tracks at one point or another were a part of Juno's essential elements, as intimately bonded to the movie as Juno's striped shirt and Paulie's TicTacs,” he writes. “Some were attached to scenes that got cut. Some seemed perfect at the beginning, but didn't quite match the film as it evolved."
The Juno motion picture soundtrack, curated by Reitman and star Ellen Page, hit the number one spot on the Billboard 200 album chart earlier this year. The release of Juno B-Sides comes only a week before the film’s release on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on April 15.
Juno B-Sides will be available exclusively on iTunes for a month after its release. Beginning on May 13, the collection will be available from all digital providers.
Juno B-Sides tracklist:
1. "20th Century Fox Fanfare" Kimya Dawson/Matea Messina
2. "Me and You" Barry Louis Polisar
3. "My Wandering Days Are Over" Belle & Sebastian
4. "Juno Final Kite All" Mateo Messina
5. "Viva La Persistence" Kimya Dawson
6. "Little Baby" The Bristols
7. "I'm Into Something Good" Jr. James & The Late Guitar
8. "Meet The McGuffs" Mateo Messina
9. "Once I Loved" Astrud Gilberto
10. "All I Want Is You" Kimya Dawson
11. "Learning The Game" Buddy Holly
12. "Meet The Lorings" Mateo Messina
13. "Besame Mucho" Trio Los Panchos
14. "You Can Have It All" Yo La Tengo
15. "Zub Zub" Ellen Page
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