Babel - Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture
by Various Artists
Released: Nov 2006
Label: Concord Records
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but filmmakers know that music can conjure up countless emotions. This striking two-disc soundtrack to Babel illustrates that point with deeply felt work from Gustavo Santaolalla and Ryuichi Sakamoto, two Oscar-winning composers. Santaolalla wrote the score and then used pre-existing Sakamoto tracks, including "World Citizen," a collaboration with vocalist David Sylvian that stands as the thematic centerpiece of the movie.