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Jens Lekman to Become Roller Derby Demigod

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Drew Barrymore is kind of adorable. Jens Lekman? Also kind of adorable. So we thought maybe they already knew each other from some Secret Adorable People Club we weren't invited too, but at least we now know for a fact they can hug and the universe doesn't like explode into kittens playing with dangling objects or anything.

Drew is directing the upcoming indie-buzz film Whip It that takes on roller derby culture, and apparently wanted a few of Jens' songs in the film so bad she flew him out to L.A. to talk about music and monkeys over coffee. Don't believe us? Hear it from the man himself on his blog.

As you can read, Jens notes the soundtrack is being compiled by Randall Poster, who also does Wes Anderson's soundtracks.

Here's the full track listing.

01 "Pot Kettle Black" - Tilly and the Wall
02 "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" - The Ramones
03 "What's the Attitude" - Cut Chemist, Hymnal
04 "Bang On" - The Breeders
05 "Dead Sound" - The Raveonettes
06 "Blue Turning Grey" - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
07 "Your Arms Around Me" - Jens Lekman
08 "Learnalilgivinanlovin" - Gotye
09 "Boys Wanna Be Her" - Peaches
10 "Jolene" - Dolly Parton
11 "Caught Up in You" - .38 Special
12 "Never My Love" - Adam Green, Har Mar Superstar
13 "Black Gloves" - Goose
14 "Crown of Age" - The Ettes
15 "High Times" - Landon Pigg, Turbo Fruits
16 "Unattainable" - Little Joy
17 "Lollipop [Squeak E. Clean & Desert Eagles Remix]" - The Chordettes
18 "Doing It Right" - The Go! Team
19 "Breeze" - Apollo Sunshine

(Via: Stereogum via Jen's Blog)

Posted: September 11, 2009
Jens Lekman to Become Roller Derby Demigod