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Rob Da Bank does King Kong soundtrack

By | Published on Friday 19 December 2008

Rob Da Bank has put together an alternative soundtrack for the original 1933 film of ‘King Kong’, which is to air on BBC 4 on 27 Dec. The Radio 1 DJ’s choice of tunes will be available to viewers who press the red button thingy that you get.

The film opens with Hudson Mohawke’s ‘Star Crackout’ and finishes with The Pixies’ ‘Monkey Gone to Heaven’, and includes tracks from the likes of Flaming Lips, Radiohead, Tunng, Bon Iver, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Black Sabbath, Bruce Springsteen, and Harry Connick Junior.

The 42 song soundtrack will also be broadcast on Rob da Bank’s Radio 1 show on 21 Dec. Here’s what he says about it: “My soundtrack takes in everything from dubstep to rock and lots of electronica and weird beats.”

So, there you go.