Editors’ Notes The tunes included on the (500) Days of Summer soundtrack reflect the emotional heights and depths of this wistfully romantic film. Bittersweet pop predominates here, with a little angst added for spice. The Smiths — a key reference point in the movie — set the right tone of obsessive longing with “There is a Light That Never Goes Out” and “Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want.” The latter is transformed into a billowy torch song by She & Him, featuring the film’s co-star Zooey Deschanel. The many complications of true love are captured in the nervous expressions of Regina Spektor (“Us,” “Hero”), the glistening, falsetto-filled effusions of the Temper Trap (“Sweet Disposition”), the brooding blues-rock of Wolfmother (“Vagabond”) and the serene, hook-laden pop of Mumma-Ra (“She’s Got You High”). Meaghan Smith’s beguiling cover of the Pixies’ “Here Comes Your Man” is a special treat. Though many of these songs are available elsewhere, they combine here to create a very appealing Summer music mix.

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A Story of Boy Meets Girl
1
1:35
 
Us
2
4:48
 
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
3
4:02
 
Bad Kids
4
2:08
 
Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want (Remastered)
5
1:51
 
There Goes the Fear
6
6:55
 
You Make My Dreams
7
3:11
 
Sweet Disposition
8
3:54
 
Quelqu'un M'a Dit
9
2:42
 
Mushaboom
10
3:44
 
Hero
11
3:29
 
Bookends
12
1:20
 
Vagabond
13
3:47
 
She's Got You High
14
3:25
 
Here Comes Your Man
15
3:13
 
Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
16
2:12
 
Here Comes Your Man (Bonus Track)
17
0:56
 
Sugar Town (Bonus Track)
18
2:28
 
At Last (Bonus Track)
19
2:19
 

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