Aside from compositions by Sam & Luke, the album features tracks by The Phoenix Foundation, SJD, The Black Seeds, Cassette, The NZSO, Wild Bill Ricketts and Mike Fabulous.
According to Sam, director Paul had to reign in some of their more "oblique approach to sound", but in the end it was a great challenge for them as it produced music that doesn't sound like anything they have ever made before. Also, apparently, the help of fellow Phoenix Foundation guitar man Conrad Wedde was required to add a little magic to some of the "love scenes".
Sam says of the other tracks they selected for the movie: "There are a few scenes that called for some NZ roots music kind of stuff and I like the fact it means we've a soundtrack that pairs up The Black Seeds next to an SJD track, that sort of thing. It's not genre specific but its all contemporary NZ music that we like and somehow fits together. Paul is very into classical music so he chose the NZSO Vaughan Williams piece, which is a hugely important piece of music for the film."
Written and produced by Tom Scott, the film Separation City is a bittersweet comedy drama about falling out of love for the very first time. A painful lesson about how unrequited love lasts forever, while requited love comes with a use-by date. A story about courtship, mateship and jumping ship, Separation City is a film for anyone who has ever been in a relationship and woken up beside someone they once adored beyond measure and thought even fleetingly - is this it?
Artist: Sam Scott & Luke Buda
Title: Seperation City O.S.T.
Cat #: AHR041
Label: Arch Hill Recordings
02 - Bright Grey - The Phoenix Foundation
03 - Blueberry Jam - Mike Fabulous
04 - Nipples - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
05 - Weekend Dad - Luke Buda
06 - Creek - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
07 - Say Goodbye - Cassette
08 - Hotel Hoffenstoffer - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
09 - Celebration Minstrels - Wild Bill Ricketts and the Celebration Minstrels
10 - Men in D7 - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
11 - Come to Me - The Black Seeds
12 - Nite Club - SJD
13 - Bye Bye Daddy - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
14 - Happy In The Trees - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
15 - Katrien - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
16 - Potsdam - Samuel Scott & Luke Buda
17 - Fantasia On A Theme of Thomas Tallis - Ralph Vaughan Williams - New Zealand Symphony Orchestra