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Approved: Cillian Murphy – BBC 6music Sound Of Cinema Mix

By | Published on Wednesday 25 September 2013

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy of ’28 Days Later’, ‘Inception’ and now ‘Peaky Blinders’ fame did a one-off show on 6music the other day as part of the BBC’s ongoing Sound Of Cinema season.

Choosing tracks from abiding film faves like Bob Dylan’s ‘The Man In Me’ from ‘The Big Lebowski’, Johnny Greenwood’s avant garde ‘The Master’ commission ‘Able Bodied Seaman’, and Ennio Morricone’s ‘The Harvest’, Cillian also plays a pretty miscellany of songs he’d add to his own imaginary road movie score, given the chance, for instance John Martyn’s ‘Over The Hill’ and Howlin Wolf’s ‘All In The Mood’.

The compilation starts with a transcript of Lynchian aide Angelo Badalamenti explaining (in animated style) what inspired his ‘Twin Peaks’ theme, and hits a weird zenith via what I can only call a ‘mash-up’ of Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s jarring refrain to ’28 Days Later’, and a clip of 1940s kids’ audio cartoon ‘Sparky’s Magic Piano’.

If any of that appeals, and I’d hope at least some of it might, click this link to listen in on the mix.