Heroes (1991) Not unlike the superhero drama, the Heroes soundtrack swirls the familiar (classic Dylan and Bowie cuts) with the unknown (new tunes by Wendy & Lisa,… Paul Overstreet Country
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Heroes (1991)

Heroes | HIRO-MANIA Bob Dylan contributes a familiar track, but it's a handful of exclusive tracks from other artists that lifts the Heroes soundtrack out of the…
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HIRO-MANIA Bob Dylan contributes a familiar track, but it's a handful of exclusive tracks from other artists that lifts the Heroes soundtrack out of the ordinary
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Details Lead Performance: Paul Overstreet; Genre: Country

Not unlike the superhero drama, the Heroes soundtrack swirls the familiar (classic Dylan and Bowie cuts) with the unknown (new tunes by Wendy & Lisa, who do the series' incidental music). ''All Things Must Pass,'' the first studio recording since 1998 by the Jesus and Mary Chain, may seem like the marquee attraction, but the group has mellowed too much with age. Focus instead on tasty exclusives from Imogen Heap, Wilco, and Yerba Buena, whose ''Maya's Theme'' transforms, Clark Kent-style, from an atmospheric slow jam into an Afro-Cuban throwdown. B
DOWNLOAD THIS: Hear a snippet of ''Maya's Theme'' at NBC's Heroes website

Originally posted Mar 28, 2008 Published in issue #985 Apr 04, 2008 Order article reprints