Angela's Ashes (soundtrack)
Angela's Ashes is the soundtrack
A soundtrack can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film or TV show; or the physical area of a film that contains the...

, on the Sony Classical label, of the 1999 film Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes (film)
Angela's Ashes is a 1999 Irish-American drama film based on the memoir of the same title by Frank McCourt. It was directed by Alan Parker and starred Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, and Michael Legge .-Plot:Angela's Ashes tells the story of Frank McCourt and his childhood...

starring Emily Watson
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 and Robert Carlyle
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. The original score
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 was composed by John Williams
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The album was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score
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 (where it lost to the score of Le violon rouge
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), and for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score
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 (where it lost to the score of La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano
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Track listing

  1. "Theme from "Angela's Ashes" – 6:18
  2. "My Story" – 2:19
  3. "Angela's Prayer" – 4:47
  4. "My Dad's Stories" – 1:55
  5. "Lord, Why Do You Want the Wee Children" – 4:03
  6. "Plenty of Fish and Chips in Heaven" – 3:41
  7. "The Dippsy Doodle" – 1:30
  8. "The Lanes of Limerick" – 3:37
  9. "My Dad" – 3:31
  10. "Pennies from Heaven
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    " – 2:11
    • Performed by Billie Holiday
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  11. "My Mother Begging" – 3:46
  12. "If I Were in America" – 2:34
  13. "Delivering Telegrams" – 2:23
  14. "I Think of Teresa" – 1:50
  15. "Angels Never Cough" – 2:38
  16. "Watching the Eclipse" – 3:00
  17. "Back to America" – 2:38
  18. "End Credit Reprise" – 6:16
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