SOURCE: Atlantic Records

October 11, 2006 19:50 ET

Time to Have Big Party -- Downtown/Atlantic Records Releases Original Soundtrack to the Borat Film; "BORAT: STEREOPHONIC MUSICAL LISTENINGS THAT HAVE BEEN ORIGIN IN MOVING FILM 'BORAT: CULTURAL

LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN'"

Includes Album-Only Track, "You Be My Wife," Plus the Hit Song, "In My Country There Is Problem (Throw The Jew Down The Well)," Along With an Exclusive Bouncing-Ball Version of "O Kazakhstan," Video and Audio Clips From the Film as Well as a Deleted Scene

Soundtrack to "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" Available Online Worldwide Exclusively via iTunes Beginning Tuesday, October 24th; In Store/Digital Release Date Set for Tuesday, October 31st

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 11, 2006 -- Kuzçek Records, in association with Downtown/Atlantic Records, has announced the forthcoming release of "BORAT: STEREOPHONIC MUSICAL LISTENINGS THAT HAVE BEEN ORIGIN IN MOVING FILM 'BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN.'" The official soundtrack to the eagerly awaited 20th Century Fox film will have its WORLDWIDE digital release exclusively through iTunes on Tuesday, October 24th, and then arrive in stores and be available through all other digital service providers (DSPs) on Tuesday, October 31st. "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" opens in theatres across America and many major foreign territories on Friday, November 3rd.

"BORAT: STEREOPHONIC MUSICAL LISTENINGS THAT HAVE BEEN ORIGIN IN MOVING FILM 'BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN'" will include a variety of musical selections, such as the Borat classic "In My Country There Is Problem (Throw The Jew Down The Well)." Among the album's many highlights is "You Be My Wife," available exclusively on the soundtrack, along with the Borat theme and other key songs from the movie.

As if all that weren't enough, the Enhanced CD will also feature three video segments, including "O Kazakhstan," an exclusive sing-a-long scene from the film specifically tailored for the soundtrack. In addition, the soundtrack will include excerpts from the film's score, composed by Erran Baron Cohen, known for his work as a founding member of renowned world fusion beat scientists, Zohar.

The film -- which sees Kazakhstani television journalist Borat Sagdiyev traveling from his home in Kazakhstan to the "U.S. and A" to report on the "greatest country in the world" -- will be heralded with a major promotional schedule. Among the highlights will be a Comedy Central special, slated for broadcast the two weeks before release, as well as Sagdiyev appearances on CBS's "The Late Show with David Letterman," Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (check local listings for details).

BORAT: STEREOPHONIC MUSICAL LISTENINGS THAT HAVE BEEN ORIGIN IN MOVING FILM
"BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF
KAZAKHSTAN"
(Kuzçek/Downtown/Atlantic)

1. Chaje Shukarije - Esma Redzepova
2. Born To Be Wild - Fanfare Ciocarlia
3. Dialoguing excerpt from moviefilm 1
4. Siki, Siki Baba - Kocani Orkestar
5. Gypsy's Kolo - Jony Iliev & Band
6. Dialoguing excerpt from moviefilm 2
7. Eu Vin Acasa Cu Drag - Stefan de la Barbulesti
8. In My Country There Is Problem (Throw the Jew Down the Well)
- Borat & Anthony Hines
9. Grooming Pubis - Erran Baron Cohen
10. Magic Mamaliga - O.M.F.O.
11. Dialoguing excerpt from moviefilm 3
12. Money Boney - O.M.F.O.
13. You Be My Wife (featurings Belinda Bedekovic) - Borat
14. Ederlezi - Goran Bregovic
15. Dialoguing excerpt from moviefilm 4
16. Mahalageasca (Bucovina Dub) - Mahala Rai Banda vs. Shantel
17. Dialoguing excerpt from moviefilm 5
18. O Kazakhstan - Erran Baron Cohen

Enhanced CD Content:
1. Cheese - (Deleted Scene)
2. Humor Coach - (Entire Scene From Film)
3. O Kazakhstan (sing-a-long clip with lyrics) - (Entire Clip From Film)

Executive Producers: Monica Levinson & Richard Henderson
Executive Producer for Downtown Records: Josh Deutsch

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