From Dusk Till Dawn: Music from the Motion Picture is the soundtrack album for the 1996 action-comedy-horror film, From Dusk till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez and screenplay by Quentin Tarantino. The album is predominantly Texas blues, featuring such artists as ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan. The film's score was composed by Graeme Revell, and two short excerpts of his work are featured on the album. There are also extracts of dialogue from the film. The Chicano rock band Tito & Tarantula, who portrayed the band in the Titty Twister bar, appears on the soundtrack as well.
The Gecko brothers - two dangerous outlaws on a wild crime spree kidnap a father and his two kids and head south to a seedy Mexican bar to hide out in safety. But when they face the bar's truly notorious staff, they're forced to team up with their hostages in order to make it out alive!
After a bank heist in Abilene with several casualties, the bank robber Seth Gecko and his psychopath and rapist brother Richard Gecko continue their crime spree in a convenience store in the middle of the desert while heading to Mexico with a hostage. They decide to stop for a while in a low-budget motel. Meanwhile the former minister Jacob Fuller is traveling on vacation with his son Scott and his daughter Kate in a RV. Jacob lost his faith after the death of his beloved wife in a car accident and quit his position of pastor of his community and stops for the night in the same motel Seth and Richard are lodged.
Shades of Dawn (Vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass & drums) is a German Progressive rock band, from Düsseldorf. Its musicians develop some sophisticated music with elegant melodies, enlightened by muffled chords displayed by the two keyboards players. The precious vocals evoke those of Premiata Forneria Marconi, whereas the finesse of the arrangements, the airborne and Steve Hackett-like soarings on guitar, the refined lyricism of the songs, melodies often remind of post-Gabriel Genesis. The band also likes to emerge with complex instrumental passages, with a Camel-like subtlety…