March 7, 2016
Classic soul by The Temptations, Al Green, Kool & The Gang and more.
Hitting screen this May, the new Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe detective flick The Nice Guys is set against the neon and gritty backdrop of ’70s Los Angeles. Accordingly, director Shane Black has rallied 15 iconic tunes by Bee Gees, The Temptations, Kiss, Kool & The Gang, Earth, Wind and Fire and more for an era-setting soundtrack.
Video game specialists iam8bit has now announced that it will release the soundtrack on collector’s edition vinyl with loads of extras. Not one for your nephew, the package includes an X-rated, eye-popping 3D centrefold Eye-popping 3D centerfold, 3D glasses, an adults only XXX wrap, The Nice Guys business card, six double sided pin-up posters and liner notes by Shane Black.
The record marks the first ever film soundtrack release for iam8bit. Pre-order the soundtrack from their shop. Check photos and tracklist below.
01. Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone – The Temptations
02. Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang
03. Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste of Honey
04. September – Earth, Wind & Fire
05. Couldn’t Get It Right – Climax Blues Band
06. Love and Happiness – Al Green
07. Dazz – Brick
08. Boogie Wonderland – Earth, Wind & Fire
09. Jive Talkin’ – Bee Gees
10. Rock and Roll All Nite – Kiss
11. Ain’t Got No Home – The Band
12. Escape (The Piña Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes
13. Lonely Boy – Andrew Gold
14. A Horse with No Name – America
15. Green Peppers – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass