The Hottest State Soundtrack Coming August 7

posted July 11, 2007

The Hottest State Soundtrack Coming August 7On August 7, the soundtrack to the new Ethan Hawke film “The Hottest State” will be released. The soundtrack features sixteen songs, plus two score passages, all recorded exclusively for the film. Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jesse Harris wrote all the music for the soundtrack and serves as the album’s co-executive producer along with Hawke. Together they assembled a peerless group of artists to record Harris’ songs: Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Cat Power, Bright Eyes, Feist, The Black Keys, M. Ward, Brad Mehldau, Tony Scherr and Argentinean newcomer, Rocha. Jesse Harris recorded three songs for the soundtrack himself and also has a small role in the film. The soundtrack will be released through Hickory Records.

Also check out Jesse Harris’ new album Feel -- in stores July 10.

Video: "The Hottest State" trailer

Audio: Willie Nelson - "Always Seem to Get Things Wrong"

Audio: The Black Keys - "If You Ever Slip"

Audio: Cat Power - "It's Alright to Fail"

The Hottest State Track Listing
01 Rocha - "Ya No Te Veria Mas (Never See You)"
02 Willie Nelson - "Always Seem to Get Things Wrong"
03 Feist - "Somewhere Down the Road"
04 Bright Eyes - "Big Old House"
05 Emmylou Harris - "The Speed of Sound"
06 Jesse Harris - "It Will Stay With Us"
07 The Black Keys - "If You Ever Slip"
08 M. Ward - "Crooked Lines"
09 Norah Jones - "World of Trouble"
10 Brad Mehldau - "Never See You"
11 Cat Power - "It's Alright to Fail"
12 Jesse Harris - "One Day the Dam Will Break"
13 Tony Scherr - "You, the Queen"
14 "Morning in a Strange City (Cafe)"
15 Rocha - "No More"
16 Jesse Harris - "Dear Dorothy"
17 Rocha - "Never See You”
18 "There Are No Second Chances"

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