Soundtrack Listing For Scott Pilgrim Released, Confuses

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The full tracklisting for the soundtrack to Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World has been released, and in between the hipster rock and traditional classic, I have one simple question: How did the Bluetones end up on here?

I have nothing against the Bluetones – A Britpop band that never really made it big outside of the UK, nor fulfilled their early NME-scripted promise of being “the next Stone Roses” – but I’m at a loss to work out how their 1999 single “Sleazy Bed Track” managed to make it onto a soundtrack otherwise filled by the likes of Beck, Metric and Broken Social Scene (The “classic rock” slots are taken by the Rolling Stones’ “Under My Thumb” and T Rex’s “Teenage Dream,” for those who care). Maybe director Edgar Wright was a fan, back in the day?