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Watch Eels’ This Is 40 Outtake

I haven’t seen Judd Apatow’s new film, This Is 40, so I can’t really comment on its flaws or virtues, but I will say that I’m impressed by the film’s deep connection to music. That’s essential to the plot, of course, as star Paul Rudd plays an independent label honcho, but Apatow doesn’t skimp o… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 2, 2013 - 2:17 pm

Ryan Adams – “Shine Through The Dark” (This Is 40 Version)

Last year, Ryan Adams contributed a new song called “Shine Through The Dark” to the benefit compilation Live From Nowhere Near You. And now a newly recorded version of that same song will show up in a decidedly more prominent place: The soundtrack to the new Judd Apatow movie This Is 40. (That same soundtrack… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2012 - 3:12 pm