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Soundtrack music from the first silent forward. If it was written for the moving image, we'll play it. Library music included; popcorn optional.
March 22, 2016: JON BRION & RYAN McADAMS (on live scoring "Punch-Drunk Love")
Composer Jon Brion and conductor Ryan McAdams discuss the Wordless Music live score screening of Paul Thomas Anderson's 2002 film "Punch-Drunk Love" at BAM on Saturday, March 19 performed by Brion, the 50-piece Wordless orchestra, percussionists Yuri Yamashita-Morales and Wilson Torres, and Norah Jones who sings "He Needs Me," originally written by Harry Nilsson for Shelley Duvall in Robert Altman's 1980 film "Popeye" which features prominently in the film. Joanna Newsome covered the part at the recent L.A. screening. Brion has produced the likes of Elliott Smith, Fiona Apple, Kanye West and Aimee Mann, and scored Michele Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind," Paul Thomas Anderson's "Magnolia," David O. Russell's "I Heart Huckabees" and Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
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|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Comments||Images||Approx. start time|
|Jon Brion||Overture||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||0:00:00 (Pop‑up)|
Music behind DJ:
Punch Drunk Love Melody
|Jon Brion||Tabla||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||0:14:06 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion/Ryan McAdams||Interview||0:14:47 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion||Hands & Feet||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||0:19:10 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion/Ryan McAdams||Interview||0:20:08 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion||Healthy Choice||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||0:21:38 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion/Ryan McAdams||Interview||0:26:57 (Pop‑up)|
|Shelley Duvall||He Needs Me||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||Originally composed by Harry Nilsson for Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl to sing in Robert Altman's "Popeye" (1980)||0:39:49 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion/Ryan McAdams||Interview||0:43:17 (Pop‑up)|
|Jon Brion||Here We Go||Punch-Drunk Love||Nonesuch||0:55:09 (Pop‑up)|