‘Sweetwater’ Soundtrack Album Details

Posted: March 31, 2023 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Candid Records has announced a soundtrack album for the sports drama Sweetwater. The album features the new songs Taking Me Higher by Keb’ Mo’ (already available to stream/download now and embedded below), Right Place Right Time by Larkin Poe, a new version of Someone to Watch Over Me by Dianne Reeves & Terri Lyne Carrington & as well as tracks by Gary Clark Jr., Robert Randolf, Rick Braun, Liyah Bey, Paul Hipp & others. Also included are the classics The Man I Love and Sweet Georgia Brown performed by Emmaline as Jeannie Staples in the movie. The soundtrack will be released digitally on April 14 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Sweetwater is written and directed by Martin Guigui and also stars Everett Osborne, Kevin Pollak, Jeremy Piven, Cary Elwes, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Ri’chard. The 1950s-set movie tells the true story of Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, the first African American to land an NBA contract. The drama will open in theaters nationwide on April 14.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Taking Me Higher – Keb’ Mo’ (4:03)
2. Down Home Blues – Gary Clark Jr. (3:40)
3. It Had to Be You – Emmaline (2:28)
4. Right Place Right Time – Larkin Poe (3:38)
5. Sweet Georgia Brown – Emmaline (2:12)
6. Someone to Watch Over Me – Dianne Reeves (6:27)
7. A Little More Faith – Robert Randolph and the Family Band (3:17)
8. Fo’ Sho’ – Rick Braun (2:26)
9. The Man I Love – Emmaline (4:20)
10. What Does It Matter – Paul Hipp (2:46)
11. To Be First – PWP Works Of Art (2:21)
12. Get Up – Larkin Poe (2:20)