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Album Review: 'Bean — The Album'

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Bean - The Album

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Mercury Records
genre:
Soundtracks

We gave it a B-

Bean mixes old favorites, covers, new songs by new acts, and dialogue that makes little sense apart from the movie. It’s all catchy enough; but 10cc’s ”Art for Art’s Sake” is the only inspired oldie, OMC’s mariachi-horned take on Randy Newman’s ”I Love L.A.” is the only cover that improves on its source, and Blair’s Brit-funk ”Have Fun Go Mad” is the only new tune that rises above the generic. B-