Nov. 9, 2006
“Laguna Beach” Album Gets Fans into Summer Mindset
By Randy J. Klodz
Now as a staple on cable’s MTV, “Laguna Beach” is a hit that returns each
season. To supplement the show’s TV success and its frequent use of popular
music, an album called “Laguna Beach: Summer Can Last Forever” hit stores
The album which features 19 total tracks displays favorites from the TV show
as well as several short dialogue snipets directly from popular show episodes.
Key tracks from the album, which easily fit the album’s “Summer Can Last
Forever” theme, include “Rooftops and Invitations” by Dashboard Confessional;
“You and Me” by Lifehouse; “It’s Not Your Fault” by New Found Glory; “Bouncing
Off the Walls” by Sugarcult; and an acoustic version of “It Ends Tonight”
by All-American Rejects.
Also, the album kicks off with the show’s theme song, Hilary Duff’s bouncy
“Come Clean,” a track that has been a mainstay with the show’s opening credit
The album also features popular tracks by former members of San Diego-based
pop-rock band Blink-182. “The Adventure” from Tom Delonge’s band shines and
fans get a release debut of “When Your Heart Stops Beating” by +44, the group
formed by Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus. For more info on “Laguna Beach” log
on to www.mtv.com.