Featurette: making the WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE soundtrack

GATW Guest Writer

by: GATW Guest Writer
October 4th, 2009

Wild Things music

It seems like everyone is falling in love with the soundtrack to Spike Jonze's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, and I include myself in that list. At first, I was concerned with the use of children for the music, but it's grown on me more and more every time I listen to it.

I would never have associated the music of Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with a movie about a child's imagination, but that's why I'm only a blogger and Spike Jonze is a freakin' genius. This featurette explains the process by which Spike created the music with Karen, who, surprisingly, was always his number one choice from the time he started writing and he couldn't have been more right. The results speak for themselves. If you haven't already, you can listen to the entire soundtrack HERE and check out our review of it HERE. Then check out the making-of featurette, which you can see after the jump.


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