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Team America: World Police (Mcup)
Various Artists
Team America: World Police (Mcup)
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Soundtracks
 
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Marc Shaiman, the former SNL musical director/film composer who scored an Oscar nomination for his collaboration on South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and makes occasional contributions here, once called SP co-creator Trey...  more »

     
   
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Team America: World Police (Mcup)
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 2
Label: Atlantic / Wea
Original Release Date: 10/15/2004
Re-Release Date: 11/2/2004
Album Type: Soundtrack
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Soundtracks
Style: Comedy & Spoken Word
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 075678375927, 075678375965

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Marc Shaiman, the former SNL musical director/film composer who scored an Oscar nomination for his collaboration on South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and makes occasional contributions here, once called SP co-creator Trey Parker "the biggest heterosexual show queen" he'd ever met. The satirical songs Parker wrote (and sometimes performs) for he and Matt Stone's inventive, marionette-starring skewering of Hollywood action films, American foreign intrigues and political correctness of various stripes only confirms Parker's status as the idiot savant Sondheim. Trey's musical desecration here is as hilarious as it is equal opportunity, variously taking aim at manipulative Broadway fare (the Rent send-up "Everyone Has AIDS"), patriotism-pimping country stars like Toby Keith ("Freedom Isn't Free"), schlock ballad queen Diane Warren ("Only A Woman") and mindlessly jingoistic macho-rock anthems ("America, Fuck Yeah"). Parker's unlikely showcase for North Korean dictator Kim Il Jong ("I'm So Ronery") manages to be loopy, genuinely touching and typically un-PC all at once. The underscore cues by Harry Gregson-Williams take informed, if more subtle jabs at his own oeuvre and that of his oft cliché-ridden colleagues: heroic marches, nervous techno and uber brooding orchestral cues played so straight that context is often the only clue to their parody intent. It's a welcome puncturing of much bloated Hollywood pomposity -- and far and away our favorite soundtrack of the year. --Jerry McCulley

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...all I ask is that you're a woman
Alexander Stroud | Port Orchard, Washington United States | 11/03/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Team Amercia: World Police is easily the best and funniest soundtrack of the year. Trey is the master at making fun of everything and anything, and making fun of these typical action movie power ballads and cheesy anthems is some of his best work. My only complaint is this soundtrack does not include the final Kim Jong Il song played during the end credits, 'You Are Worfress Arrec Barrwin'. But other than that, this is one of the most hillarious and catchy soundtracks ever. Pick it up today. Now we just have to wait for the DVD, which will have the unrated sex scene (including golden showers and other scary sexual situations). Team America... F*ck Yeah!

PS. In response to the Nov. 02, 2004 reviewer, T.S. Hunter. There is a Cannibal! The Musical soundtrack available at CrapTV.com. I believe it is around $14.99."
Fantastic
M. Morgan | 11/05/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I finally bought the soundtrack today (SO disappointed that it wasn't out when I went to buy it the day after I saw the film). And it made me laugh over and over again, as I'm sure it will continue to. These songs are absolute GENIUS! Could these guys be any more clever? The only diappointment I had is that the "You're Worthless Alec Baldwin" song that was all the way at the end of the end of the end credits of the movie didn't make the soundtrack either, cuz its freaking hilarious.

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Come on everybody, we got quilting to do!
Johnny Heering | Bethel, CT United States | 02/02/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)

"The songs from Team America are absolutely hilarious. But they only take up 19 minutes of this 47 minute soundtrack. The rest of the soundtrack features the instrumental score, which isn't all that interesting to listen to. But it's still worth getting the CD just to get the songs."