Golden Globe-Winning Crazy Heart Soundtrack Released

The Golden Globe-winning soundtrack to the new movie, Crazy Heart, was released Tuesday (Jan. 19) on New West Records. The film’s theme song, “The Weary Kind,” written by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett, won a Golden Globe award on Sunday (Jan. 17) for best original song for a motion picture. Bingham performs the song on the soundtrack. In addition, Jeff Bridges won a Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a dramatic movie for his leading role as Bad Blake, a faded country star. The soundtrack also features music by Buck Owens, the Louvin Brothers, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Waylon Jennings, Townes Van Zandt and Sam Phillips. A deluxe edition of the soundtrack will be released on Feb. 2.