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Morning of the Earth reimagined

Matt Corby, Busby Marou Remake Morning Of The Earth

by Paul Cashmere on December 8, 2013

in New Music,News

The classic ‘Morning Of The Earth’ surfing soundtrack has been re-recorded by some of Australia’s biggest more recent artists including Busby Marou and Matt Corby.

Western Australia’s POND, Xavier Rudd and The Autumn Defense are some of the other artists involved in the project, marking the 40th anniversary of one of the world’s most successful surf films.

The original 1972 movie featured original songs by Brian Cadd, G. Wayne Thomas, Taman Shud and John J. Francis. The original soundtrack generated the hit song ‘Open Up Your Heart’ by G. Wayne Thomas in 1972. The album was named one of the Top 100 Best Australian albums of alltime.

Warner Music will reissue the original album was a double CD with the new version of the soundtrack in January.

The tracklisting is:


1. Morning Of The Earth – Mick Turner and the Xlyouris Ensemble with vocals by Oliver Mann
2. I’ll Be Alright – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & The Cairo Gang
3. First Things First – Matt Corby
4. Sure Feels Good – Tom Curren
5. Awake – Goons of Doom
6. Getting Back – Busby Marou
7. Open Up Your Heart – Jack River
8. Dream Chant – The Sand Pebbles
9. Simple Ben – Machine Translations
10. Bali Waters – POND
11. Making It On Your Own – The Autumn Defense
12. Uluwatu – Blake Mills
13. Day Comes – Xavier Rudd
14. Sea The Swells – Andrew Kidman and the Windy Hills
15. I’m Alive – Andrew VanWyngarden
16. Come With Me – Andrew Kidman

Brian Cadd talks about Morning of the Earth and performs Sure Feels Good at

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