'The Wolf of Wall Street' soundtrack review: Wildly eclectic

"The Wolf of Wall Street" album cover from

"The Wolf of Wall Street" album cover from the original soundtrack from the movie. (Credit: Virgin Records)

Unlike the soundtrack from Leonardo DiCaprio's other big movie of 2013 "The Great Gatsby," the soundtrack to "The Wolf of Wall Street" (Virgin) draws mainly from previously released music. The only new songs are a grand cover of "Goldfinger" from Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, who appear in the movie as a wedding band, and a stomping rocker from 7Horse called "Meth Lab Zoso Sticker" that blends Black Keys rootsiness with indie-rock distortion. The soundtrack's strange mix of styles is actually charming -- from Billy Joel's "Movin' Out" to Eartha Kitt's "C'est Si Bon," with excursions to Romeo Void's punk and Malcolm McLaren's island-tinged "Double Dutch."


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"The Wolf of Wall Street Soundtrack

THE GRADE B

BOTTOM LINE A wildly eclectic mix of stylishness.

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