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Freedom Writers Explicit Lyrics, Soundtrack

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1. A Dream - Common
2. Listen !!! - Talib Kweli
3. It's R Time - Jeannie Ortega
4. When The Ship Goes Down - Cypress Hill
5. Hip Hop Hooray - Naughty By Nature
6. Keep Ya Head Up - 2Pac
7. Code Of The Streets - Gang Starr
8. Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) - Digable Planets
9. Officer - The Pharcyde
10. This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
11. Colors - Will.I.Am
12. Bus Ride - Will.I.Am
13. Riots - Mark Isham
14. Eva's Theme - Mark Isham
15. Anne Frank - Mark Isham

Product Description

Based on the remarkable true story of Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers project. Erin Gruwell (Academy Award winner Hillary Swank)'s passion to become a teacher is challenged by a group of Black, Latino, and Asian gangbangers who hate her even more than they do each other. Then Erin listens to them in a way no adult has ever done, and she begins to understand that for these kids, getting through the day alive is enough. They are not delinquents but teenagers fighting a war of the streets that began long before they were born. She gives them something they never had from a teacher before respect and an understanding of peers who have had the same experience. Written and directed by Richard LaGravanese, Produced by Danny DeVito & Stacy Sher. The soundtrack features such artists as Common featuring will-i-am, Cypress Hill, Pharcyde, and Talib Kweli.

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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Powerfull and Moving Feb. 6 2007
By E. Spalter - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
The Movie was one of the most powerful films I have ever seen. In my opinion it's the best movie to come out in years.

The soundtrack is a very rap oriented disc, with popular songs by 2PAC, Naughty By Nature, Cypress Hill and Montell Jordan. But there are 3 musical scores by Mark Isham that are simply masterful, and will compliment any soundtrack collection you may have. Isham's track Anne Frank is one of those tunes that express the movies sentiment, even without a visual aid. It's a truly heartfelt tune, that is one of the most aptly composed pieces ever to grace a movie. There are also 2 tracks with Miri Ben Ari, aka "The Hip Hop Violinist", one of todays most talented musicians and a true virtuoso.

But the gem of this album, the one track that makes this disc worth buying, is Will.I.Am's Dream featuring Common. Will.I.Am is one of todays most influential song writers, but this song, set to Martin Luther Kings "I have a Dream" speech, may be his best work to date.

A great movie with a great soundtrack, both should be a staple of any CD and DVD collection.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Great teachers make the difference! Feb. 7 2007
By Richard A. Simon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
While the soundtrack is great, you must see the movie to truly appreciate it. The music makes the images and themes of the movie come alive with emotion and sensitivity. The story is inspirational both of the struggles the teacher had to connect with her students and the incredible challenges the students had to face in their day-to-day lives. Great soundtrack!
freedom writers music Aug. 18 2010
By John D Rogers - Published on Amazon.com
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Anyone who has seen the movie(Freedom Writers) hears a track right at the movies end, with Martin Luther Kings voice, i have looked to purchase just that song with no luck, so finally purchased the full disc. The song is i got a dream, by Common, and Will I Am (from black eyed peas) That song is inspirational.
AND IT WAS WORTH IT USED, A GREAT PRICE, even with the shipping fee,
Thank you, i finally have the song!
Happy I found this again May 7 2014
By C - Published on Amazon.com
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Someone borrowed this from me and did not return it and I missed having it to listen to. I am really happy that it was available and happy it is back in my collection.
Freedom Writers April 8 2014
By Kym Sisk - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Great movie love listening to the CD. some of the songs are not child friendly but I just loved the soundtrack from this movie.