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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Spider-Man: Turn Off The DarkYou'll be safe from falling stuntmen, but the soundtrack to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Broadway's notorious mega-musical poses a more...Spider-Man: Turn Off The DarkMusicalYou'll be safe from falling stuntmen, but the soundtrack to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Broadway's notorious mega-musical poses a more...2011-06-08
MAN ON WIRE Spidey's soundtrack has finally arrived

MAN ON WIRE Spidey's soundtrack has finally arrived (Jacob Cohl)

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Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Genre: Musical; Lead Performer: Various Artists; Music Label: Interscope

You’ll be safe from falling stuntmen, but the soundtrack to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Broadway’s notorious mega-musical poses a more mundane risk: boredom. Composers Bono and the Edge — who break the cast-only rule to guest on several tracks — sprinkle some rousing, U2-style hooks amid the alt-show-tune gloom. But the duo’s lyrics are pop-rock vague, and their melodies swing from arena bombast to Broadway cheese as lifelessly as a swatted Spidey. C?

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