‘About A Boy’ is an album by Badly Drawn Boy (Damon Gough) released in 2002 as the soundtrack to the film starring Hugh Grant and Rachel Weisz. 

‘About A Boy’ is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, based on the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. 

Gough was chosen to compose and perform the entire soundtrack. In ‘About A Boy’ author Nick Hornby’s book ‘31 Songs’, he lists Gough’s track ‘A Minor Incident’ as one of the songs that has had an effect on his life. 

Of 16 tracks, seven are instrumental passages that realise Damon Gough’s penchant for pretty orchestral reveries. The other nine, meanwhile, are fully formed new Badly Drawn Boy songs, rarely straying far from the templates set on his ‘The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast’ album.

Badly Drawn Boy - About A Boy

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  • 1. Exit Stage Right
    2. A Peak You Reach
    3. Something To Talk About
    4. Dead Duck
    5. Above You, Below Me
    6. Love N.Y.E.
    7. Silent Sigh
    8. Wet, Wet, Wet
    9. River-Sea-Ocean
    10. S.P.A.T
    11. Rachel's Flat
    12. Walking Out Of Stride
    13. File Me Away
    14. A Minor Incident
    15. (Little Boy Blues)
    16. Donna & Blitzen