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Encyclopedia > About a Boy (soundtrack)
About a Boy
About a Boy cover
Soundtrack by Badly Drawn Boy
Released April 23, 2002
Genre Rock and Roll/Folk Music
Length 44:22
Label Stoinked Paramount Recordings/
Viacom Records/
Epic Records
Producer Badly Drawn Boy, Tom Rothrock, Steve McLaughlin
Professional reviews
Badly Drawn Boy chronology
The Hour of Bewilderbeast
About A Boy
Have You Fed the Fish?
Alternate cover
Alternate cover

About a Boy is an album that was released by Badly Drawn Boy (Damon Gough) in 2002. The album was the soundtrack to the movie About a Boy. Unusually, Gough was chosen to compose and perform the entire soundtrack for the movie.

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In About a Boy author Nick Hornby's book 31 Songs, he lists Gough's track "A Minor Incident" as one of the songs that has had an effect on his life. Nick Hornby (born 17 April 1957 in Redhill, Surrey, England) is an English novelist and essayist. ... 31 Songs (published in the United States as Songbook) is a 2003 collection of essays by English writer Nick Hornby about songs and (more often) the particular emotional resonance they carry for him. ...

Track listing

  1. "Exit Stage Right" – 0:21
  2. "A Peak You Reach" – 4:33
  3. "Something to Talk About" – 3:40
  4. "Dead Duck" – 0:46
  5. "Above You, Below Me" – 2:40
  6. "I Love N.Y.E." – 3:20
  7. "Silent Sigh" – 4:44
  8. "Wet, Wet, Wet" – 0:42
  9. "River-Sea-Ocean" – 2:24
  10. "S.P.A.T." – 3:24
  11. "Rachel's Flat" – 0:34
  12. "Walking Out of Stride" – 1:48
  13. "File Me Away" – 3:23
  14. "A Minor Incident" – 3:44
  15. "Delta (Little Boy Blues)" – 4:00
  16. "Donna & Blitzen" – 4:19

  Results from FactBites:
DVD REVIEW: "ABOUT A BOY" (1077 words)
The tale of a self-centered playboy who learns about himself and life by having a troubled boy drop into his world might sound and could have come off as a maudlin TV movie of the week.
Although the comedy level dips a bit in relation to that growing bond between the two "boys" as well as Will's maturation, and is replaced by a certain warmhearted nature that fortunately never feels mawkish, the film easily maintains its ability to engage the viewer.
About a Boy (Widescreen Edition) is now available for purchase by clicking here.
About a Boy (2002): Reviews (1433 words)
About a Boy is about a man (Grant) -- a handsome, rich, shallow, self-absorbed, irresistible cad -- and the unexpected relationship he develops with a boy he meets while trying to pick up another boy's mother.
About a Boy knows exactly what it wants to do: It wants to make you smile, and grin, and then laugh with recognition, and it manages all three, again and again.
About a Boy is a rarity in many ways.
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