Lost Highway

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Lost Highway
Lost Highway soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack by
ReleasedFebruary 18, 1997
LabelNothing, Interscope
ProducerTrent Reznor

Lost Highway is the soundtrack album for the 1997 David Lynch film of the same name. It was produced by Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), and includes The Smashing Pumpkins song, "Eye", though this song specifically was not produced by Reznor. The album reached No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and reached gold status in the United States.

Songwriter Billy Corgan originally submitted "Tear" as a contribution to the soundtrack, but Lynch, who later would call Corgan a "magical musician",[1] rejected it. Corgan quickly finished off "Eye" and Lynch loved it, using it in a nightclub scene in the film.[2]

Tracks of interest

Main release
6."Eye"Billy CorganThe Smashing Pumpkins4:51

Release history

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country Discogs MusicBrainz
1996 Nothing • Interscope INTD-90090 CD US 405043 574f2325-af9f-379f-8371-09a9d428b330 [1]

More releases: DiscogsMusicBrainz


  1. Turner, Gustavo. ""Billy Corgan is a Magical Musician" Declares David Lynch Archived 2009-11-08 at the w:Wayback Machine". LA Weekly Blogs. 2009-11-04.
  2. Justin Coloma (director), Amy Kettenburg (producer/interviewer) (2009-11-04). DLF.TV Visits Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins (FLV). David Lynch Foundation.