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Riding Giants soundtrack

Riding Giants (2004)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 73138360862
Label: Milan
Label number: 36086
Running time: not on file
Shipping date: June 29th, 2004
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  This is the Sea - The Waterboys [6:31]
2.  Them Bones - Alice in Chains [2:30]
3.  Babylon's Burning - The Ruts [2:36]
4.  The Stomp - The Hives [1:56]
5.  Rumble - Link Wray [2:27]
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
Hayling - FC Kahuna
Inside - Moby
Jaws Main Theme - John Williams
Seed - Afro Celt Sound System
Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny
Stay - David Bowie

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Soundtrack Q & A
Q: In the beginning of the Mavericks segment there is an electric guitar. I want to say that it was a popular song from the seventies. Was it? It does not appear on the soundtrack... (from Bobby in Irvine, Ca.)
A: I think you're talking about Dick Dale - check out his website for more surf guitar. (thanks to elana, toronto, canadaadd more info
A: The song in question is "Stay" by David Bowie. (thanks to TJ, across the street from Maverick'sadd more info

Q: Do you know the name of the song/recording artist in the Laird Hamilton sequence that's not on the CD? It sounded contemporary rock with ethnic vocal. (from KG in Baree, Queensland Australia)
A: The song is called "Seed" by Afro-Celt Sound System (thanks to skoozot, Nebraska, USAadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when they show Jeff Clark smiling and then they have the star blink in his eye (special effects) at Mavericks? (from studie in richmond)
A: The song is "Hayling" by FC Kahuna (thanks to Skoozot, Nebraska, USAadd more info

Q: What is the music playing when Jeff Clark is in the water, and the twinkle hits his eye? Who is that female vocalist? I love that song.. Please respond, thanks! (from Andrew in Burlingame, Calif)
A: The song is by FC Kahuna and is called "Hayling" (thanks to skoozot, Nebraska, USAadd more info

Q: What is the name of the piano score that starts about 1 hour 24 minutes and 15 seconds into this film? I have heard the song since about 1968 and have not been able to pinpoint the artist. Please Help. (from Pete Ahammer in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A)
A: Great song! "Gymnopedie Nr.1" by Erik Satie. Have fun with it! (thanks to phil, germanyadd more info

Q: What's the theme playing when Laird Hamilton is talking about his childhood? It's very beautiful. (from valdes in asturias, spain)
A: The track is from the Lost Souls album by Doves... can't remember which one though, sorry. (thanks to frogone, englandadd more info
A: The song is "Firesuite" by the Doves (thanks to skoozot, Nebraska, USAadd more info
A: What is the music playing when he talks about meeting his new dad? The music is beautiful. (thanks to mimishun, englandadd more info

Q: Does anyone know where to get Stray Cats' version of "Misirlou"
...from josh in california (answer josh's question)

Q: Does anybody know the piece of music 01:11:44 in, the beginning of chapter 22 when they begin tow-in surfing on the Zodiac? Great track! (from glock in Bristol, UK)
A: As someone said above, it's "Seed" by Afro Celt Sound System. (thanks to ?????, Bristol, UKadd more info

Q: What is the tune playing when Jeff Clark convinces those two surfers from Santa Cruz to surf Mavericks and then people begin to look at Mavericks surf? (from darby Brown-Kuhn in Santa Cruz)
A: The song is "My Wave" by Soundgarden (thanks to skoozot, Nebraska, USAadd more info

Q: What music is playing when we see the guys getting caught inside at Maverick's? All you hear is AH!! AH!!! and then an electric guitar. (from croho in los angeles)
A: "Them Bones" by Alice in Chains (thanks to CA, CAadd more info

Q: What is the music playing in the beginning of the movie? It starts of with some orchestra music and then switches into rock. Please respond, thanks!
...from eltoro in amsterdam (answer eltoro's question)

Q: What is the song playing in chapter 5 at Waimea Bay at around 18 minutes and 35 minutes into the movie? (from Tim in virginia)
A: It's a track by the DJ from Linkin Park - I think an interlude from the first album. (thanks to lutz, lutzadd more info
A: It's a track by the DJ from Linkin Park - I think from the first album. (thanks to lutz, lutzadd more info
A: The song is called "Cure for the Itch" by Linkin Park off of there first album. Siiiiiick (thanks to SlyTX, san antonioadd more info

Q: What is the song playing at the beginning of Mavericks, right after the Nor cal scene? Sounds like an organ. (from escherfied in turlock California )
A: The song is "Toccata & Fugue" in D Minor by Bach (thanks to skoozot, Nebraskaadd more info

Q: What is the music playing when Laird Hamilton is introduced for the first time in the movie??  (from lutz in lutz)
A: "Rustic Belly Flop" by Fila Brazilia (thanks to Jerry, Santa Cruz, CAadd more info

Q: What is the music playing at 1 hour 19 minutes 8 seconds when they are talking about being underwater?
...from lutz in lutz (answer lutz's question)

Q: What's the track playing after the Jaws theme when they start to surf at Peahi? (from clandestine337 in sydney, australia)
A: If you're talking about the big beat electro seg, it's "Bang On" by Propellerheads. (thanks to Jimmy the 1, Edinburghadd more info

Q: What's the quiet song playing approx. 17 minutes into the movie during the North Shore 60's segment re: Waimea Bay? Instrumental piece, woodwind instrument in foregound, guitar in background, approx. 30-45 sec. of movie during footage of 1-3 surfers riding medium size waves. (from Arschlach in South Dakota)
A: Glass Off Bangkok Starters (thanks to FreddyB, Perth Australiaadd more info

Q: What is the track playing around 26:30 in the scene with Greg Noll at Waimea? It's a slower Hawaiian song... Noll is explaining Waimea as his gal. (from Thirdcoaster in Chicago, IL, USA)
A: Santo & Johnny's "Sleepwalk" (thanks to Robin Ghosh, LA, CAadd more info
A: THANK YOU!!!!!! (thanks to Howard-Stern-is-Batman, NYadd more info

Q: What is the song at the very end of the film? It sounds like a woman is singing it. (from James in Plymouth UK)
A: I think the one you mean is by the Kahauana Lake Trio - Ka Pau U i. Very mellow tune. (thanks to wethead, Windsoradd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Laird rides the monster wave at teahupoo? It's very slow, ambient with some piano in it. A woman is also singing, the lyrics are "...I think about all the things that....." (from wesker in sweden)
A: "Inside" by Moby (thanks to Marco, USAadd more info

Q: Who is the band playing at the start of the Mavericks section... when he is surfing on his own?
...from danny lynch  in queesland australia (answer danny lynch 's question)

Q: What's the track playing when Laird Hamilton is introduced?
...from beatricks in bc canada (answer beatricks's question)

Q: What is the song playing at aprox 02:20, just after the main title, when we see the history (1000 years of surfing in 2 minutes or less)?
...from claire in uk (answer claire's question)

Q: What is the name of the song playing at the 1 hour 22 minute 36 second mark of the film where Laird Hamilton's team is talking about the confidence added while being under water and knowing that there are people looking out for you above? It's the song playing right before Eric Satie's, "Gymnopedie No. 1". It's an instrumental track with a smooth bass line and an ambient sample playing over it. I can't get this track out of my head. I need to find it!!!
...from Matt in Boston, MA USA (answer Matt's question)

Q: What is the name of the song playing in the background when Mark Foo has died??? The surfers are talking about how they aren't invincible and that surfing can kill you. Its' a very mellow ambient song with a piano in it, I think, directly followed by the section where they introduce Laird Hamilton as a young child. (from Tom in ENGLAND)
A: "July 23" by Fila Brazillia (thanks to FreddyB, Perth Australiaadd more info

Q: What's the instrumental track playing in the "Mavericks" chapter when Flea and Jeff Clark get their leashes stuck?'
...from km in uk (answer km's question)

Q: What is the song playing in the Peahi segment of the movie when Dave Kalama is talking about being underwater?
...from Darby  in Santa Cruz (answer Darby 's question)

Q: There is an instrumental song that begins in the part where Greg Noll and his friends are checking out Waimea Bay, and then Greg Noll is the first one to ride it. What is that song?
...from kman in Muskegon, MI (answer kman's question)

Q: What is the song playing on the menu screen?
...from michael scarne in portland OR (answer michael scarne's question)

Q: What is the song playing at the beginning of the section about Jeff Clark?... right when he is paddling out...
...from Innocente in south padre island (answer Innocente's question)

Q: Towards the end of the movie there is a very beautiful and peaceful suite on the piano when the surfer is riding the wave and the commentator talks about the purifying effect of riding the wave. What is this piece of music??
...from Robert in Vancouver, BC, Canada (answer Robert's question)

Q: What is the music that is playing when all the surfers are talking about Mark Foo's death? It sounds like a synth mostly but man I have been searching for months. To be precise, you can hear the song most clearly during the shot of Mark's cross on the cliff. PLEASE can anyone help?!!!!!!!
...from Michen in south Africa (answer Michen's question)

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