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- Posted on Jun 23rd 2010 9:46PM by Benjy Eisen
Of course, being based on a comic book and all, there's a rival band involved -- Crash and the Boys. This second fictional band will be portrayed in the film by real-life Canadian heroes Broken Social Scene. Looks like this flick just secured some serious street cred.
Additional artists on the soundtrack -- all of whom will appear as themselves -- include Metric, Frank Black and the Black Lips. Catalog selections by T-Rex ('Teenage Dream') and the Rolling Stones ('Under My Thumb') are also featured on the soundtrack, which will be released on August 10. 'Scott Pilgrim Versus the World' hits the silver screen on August 13. As previously reported, superstar producer and Atoms for Peace multi-instrumentalist Nigel Godrich scored the film and produced the soundtrack.
In the tale, Sex Bob-Omb's music is supposed to kinda suck. We're guessing Beck didn't stick to the script for that one.