Exclusive: All 25 Songs from the It’s Complicated Soundtrack
There are 26 great songs in It’s Complicated. They did not release a soundtrack album beyond the score, but all of the songs are here. And they are really good. As is the movie; it’s a great movie. Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin and Meryl Streep are all fantastic. It’s a damn funny movie in so many ways.
The best music in the movie is the string of four quick songs when Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin were in the hotel bar getting reacquainted, including Save Room by John Legend, Love That Girl by Raphael Saadiq, Girl They Won’t Believe It by Joss Stone and Don’t Do Me Like That by Tom Petty.
The songs that play at the party after their son comes home from college are great as well, with Elton John, David Bowie, Leo Sayer, Fine Young Cannibals, the Specials and The Beach Boys playing back to back to back.
Here are all of the songs from It’s Complicated, in the order they appeared in the movie and with notes on the scenes they were in. I hope you enjoy the music as much as I enjoyed the movie.
- Anniversary party – Suite: Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby, Stills and Nash
- (unknown scene) – Grooving In The Garden – Daniel May
- Restaurant, meets Steve Martin – L’ombre Et La Lumiere – Benjamin Biolay
- Dinner with girl friends – Late Night Session – Fluff
- At the bar together – Save Room – John Legend
- More drinks at the bar – Love That Girl – Raphael Saadiq
- Laughing at the bar – Girl They Won’t Believe It – Joss Stone
- Dancing at bar – Don’t Do Me Like That – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (thx to CJS for the updated link)
- Graduation – Pomp And Circumstance – The Band of The Grenadier Guards
- After graduation lunch – Good To Go – The Daniel May Quartet
- Alec Baldwin pulls up in car – Do Your Thing – Basement Jaxx and Richard Mitchell
- ?Change the menu – Charmaine – Erno Rapee
- (unkown scene) – Night And Day – Oscar Peterson
- (unkown scene) – In The Still Of The Night – Oscar Peterson Trio
- Alec thinks he has a heart attack in hotel – Since I Fell For You – Gladys Knight (thx Talisha for the tip)
- Getting ready for date – Mama Said – The Shirelles
- Steve Martin arrives for date – Bennie And The Jets – Elton John
- Arrive at the party, smoking pot – Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
- Walk into the house at the party – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing – Leo Sayer
- Meryl and Steve talking at the party – Good Thing – Fine Young Cannibals
- Smoking in the bathroom – Monkey Man – The Specials
- Walk out of the bathroom – Back/Forth – Jensen Karp
- Meryl and Alec dance at the party – Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys
- Chocolate croissant – Mal O Mains – Sanseverino
- Scene from the Graduate – Singleman Party Foxtrot – Dave Grusin
- Original music to It’s Complicated – Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
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