Coconut Records (musician)

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Coconut Records
Leadman Jason Schwartzman
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Indie, rock, pop
Years active 2006-present
Labels Young Baby Records
Associated acts Phantom Planet
Website Official website
Members Jason Schwartzman

Coconut Records is a Los Angeles, California based indie pop musical solo project by Jason Schwartzman, which began in 2006.[1] The debut album, Nighttiming, was released on Schwartzman’s Young Baby Records in 2007, the album had musical contributions by members of Incubus, as well as appearances by actresses Zooey Deschanel and Kirsten Dunst and Schwartzman's brother Robert. Coconut Records' second release, Davy, was released in January, 2009.

Schwartzman's work has also been featured in many films and television programs; in 2009, he composed the theme song to his HBO series Bored to Death, in which he also starred, under his Coconut Records title. That same year, he also contributed to the film score to the film Funny People with composer Michael Andrews; in 2012, Schwartzman composed the instrumental original soundtrack to the movie Goats with Woody Jackson. The original soundtrack is downloadable, as well as available in vinyl LP, on Coconut Records' official Cinder Block store,[2] his song, "Microphone" was featured in the 2012 coming of age comedy, LOL. Schwartzman has said in various interviews during SXSW that he is currently writing new material for Coconut Records and will be recording in the next year.[citation needed]


Studio albums[edit]

Details Peak chart positions

US Indie
  • Released: March 20, 2007
  • Label: Young Baby Records
  • Released: January 20, 2009
  • Label: Young Baby Records
10 36
Goats Original Soundtrack
  • Released: August 7, 2012
  • Label: Young Baby Records


Other appearances[edit]

  • "West Coast" is played in the movie Cloverfield during the party scene
  • "Summer Day" is included on Music from and Inspired by Spider-Man 3
  • "Wires", "I Am Young" and "Nighttiming" are included on Funny People: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2009)
  • "It's Christmas" is included on the digital-only promotional release The Christmas Gig (2010) released by Target.
  • Goats (Original Score) (2012) – he did the full movie soundtrack in collaboration with Woody Jackson
  • "West Coast" appears in the end of The O.C episode 10 season 4
  • "Is This Sound Okay?" appears in James Franco's 'Palo Alto'


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