If dreams are like movies :: A playlist of my favorite films

Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters :: Elton John
Catch My Fall :: Billy Idol
Let’s Do It :: Joan Jett & Paul Westerburg
A Million Miles Away :: The Plimsouls
Don’t You (Forget About Me) :: Simple Minds
This Woman’s Work :: Kate Bush
Most of the Time :: Bob Dylan
(I’ll Love You) Till the End of the World :: Nick Cave
Everybody Knows :: Concrete Blonde
Colorblind :: Counting Crows
Moon River :: Audrey Hepburn
The Only Living Boy in New York :: Simon & Garfunkel
Nature Boy :: Nat King Cole
Lust for Life :: Iggy Pop
Eaten by the Monster of Love :: Sparks
Take it All :: Marion Cotillard
Your Arms Around Me :: Jens Lenkman
My Sharona :: The Knack
Last Words :: The Real Tuesday Weld
Science Fiction/Double Feature :: Richard O’Brien
One Day I’ll Fly Away :: Nicole Kidman
Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend :: Marilyn Monroe
But Not Tonight :: Depeche Mode
If You Leave :: OMD
Just Like Honey :: Jesus & Mary Chain
Slave to Love :: Bryan Ferry
Hong Kong Garden :: Siouxsie and the Banshees
Bitter Sweet Symphony :: The Verve
Under Pressure :: David Bowie & Queen
These Days :: Nico
Where is my Mind? :: Pixies
Banana Boat Song (Day-O) :: Harry Belafonte
Playground Love :: Air
Wise Up :: Aimee Mann
All I Want is You :: U2
Superstar :: Sonic Youth
Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime :: Beck
You Make My Dreams Come True :: Hall & Oates
Don’t Stop Me Now :: Queen
Satellite of Love :: Lou Reed
This Time :: Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Miss Amanda Jones :: The Rolling Stones
Sweet Caroline :: Neil Diamond
Only the Lonely :: The Motels
Magic :: Olivia Newton-John
Don’t Dream its Over :: Crowded House
Baby, Its Cold Outside :: Leon Redbone & Zooey Deschanel
Hazy Shade of Winter :: The Bangles
A Waltz for a Night :: Julie Delpy
Nothing in this World can Stop Me Worrin’ ‘Bout That Girl :: The Kinks
Ooh La La :: Faces
You Can Leave Your Hat On :: Joe Cocker
We Don’t Need Another Here :: Tina Turner
I Melt With You :: Modern English
Grow Old With You :: Adam Sandler
Just Dropped In (to See What Condition My Condition Was In) :: Kenny Rogers
Sixteen Reasons :: Connie Stevens
The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough :: Cyndi Lauper
Love on the Rocks :: Neil Diamond
Love is Love :: Boy George
A Girl Like You :: Edwyn Collins
Elephant Love Medley :: Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman
Build Me Up Buttercup :: The Goops
I Want You to Want Me :: Letters to Cleo
Walking on Sunshine :: Katrina and the Waves
Uninvited :: Alanis Morissette
Goodbye, Horses :: Q Lazzarus & Garvey
It Will Rain :: Bruno Mars
Making Time :: Creation
Dancing in Heaven :: La Douche
Kiss Me :: Sixpence None the Richer
Fake Plastic Trees :: Radiohead
Baby I’m a Star :: Prince & the Revolution
Life on Mars? :: David Bowie
Son of a Preacher Man :: Dusty Springfield
A Thousand Years :: Christina Perri
Two Coins :: Dispatch
Susanne :: Weezer
If Love is a Red Dress (Hang Me in Rags) :: Maria McKee
Perfect Day :: Lou Reed
Greased Lightning :: John Travolta
The Winner Takes it All :: Meryl Streep
Volcano Girls :: Veruca Salt
Oh! Darling :: Dana Fuchs
Live Wire :: The Meters
Kids in America :: The Muffs
I Will Always Love You :: Dolly Parton
Try a Little Tenderness :: Otis Redding
Girl, You’ll be a Woman Soon :: Urge Overkill
Cry Little Sister :: Gerard McMann
Shove :: L7
Sweet Jane :: Cowboy Junkies
I’m Kissing You :: Des’ree
The Blower’s Daughter :: Damien Rice
Roads :: Portishead
Flightless Bird, American Mouth :: Iron & Wine
Across the Universe :: Fiona Apple
Rebel Rebel :: Seu Jorge
Army of Me :: Bjork
Something to Talk About :: Badly Drawn Boy
I’m Alive :: ELO
The End :: The Doors
I’ve Seen It All :: Bjork & Thom Yorke
Bang, Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) :: Nancy Sinatra
Johnny, are You Queer :: Josie Cotton
Mr. Blue Sky :: ELO
Lovefool :: The Cardigans
Who’s that Girl? :: Madonna
You Can’t Always Get What You Want :: The Rolling Stones
Til I Hear it From You :: Gin Blossoms
These Days :: Jackson Browne
Fire in the Twilight :: Wang Chung
Only Hope :: Mandy Moore
Purple Rain :: Prince & the Revolution
Who Can it be Now? :: Men at Work
St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) :: John Parr
Don’t Panic :: Coldplay
#1 Crush :: Garbage
We are Not Alone :: Karla Devito
New Slang :: The Shins
Sycamore Trees :: David Lynch
Flashdance (What a Feeling) :: Irene Cara
Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want :: The Smiths
Almost Paradise :: Mike Reno & Ann Wilson
Crazy For You :: Madonna
(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life :: Bill Medley & Jennifer Warner
All You Need is Love :: Jim Sturgess
Up Where We Belong :: Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warner
Miss Misery :: Elliott Smith
Talk Show Host :: Radiohead
Guaranteed :: Eddie Vedder
A Real Hero :: College & Electric Youth
Mad World :: Gary Jules
If You Were Here :: Thompson Twins
With One More Look at You/Watch Closely Now :: Barbra Striesand
Tiny Dancer :: Elton John

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2 thoughts on “If dreams are like movies :: A playlist of my favorite films

  1. Absolutely, one of your best playlists. Thanks for sharing these memories with me.

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