The much-anticipated sci-fi movie “The Hunger Games” comes out in theaters today, but the soundtrack to the film has been selling like gangbusters since Tuesday. Music journalist Joe Levy gives us his review of the star-studded album, which was produced by T-Bone Burnett. Plus, we open the phones to talk about great music inspired by dismal predictions of life in the future.
Listeners: What's your favorite music about a dystopian future? Leave your comment below.
Dystopia's Greatest Hits: A List by Joe Levy
Bob Dylan, “Talking World War III Blues”
Bowie, “Five Years”
The Who, “Baba O’Riley” and/or “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
Dr. Octagon's “Dr. Octagon”
Rush - “Temples of Syrinx”