Arts and Entertainment

Cinematic Soundtrack Timeline

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Brimming with childhood nostalgia and dynamic emotion, these are some quintessential songs and compositions that graced the films (or television series) of the past and present.

Ecstasy of Gold

“The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly” (1966)

Ennio Morricone

Mrs. Robinson

“The Graduate” (1967)

Simon and Garfunkel

Laura Palmer’s Theme

“Twin Peaks” (1990)

Angelo Badalamenti

My Sharona

“Reality Bites” (1994)

The Knack

Hip To Be Square

“American Psycho” (2000)

Huey Lewis and the News

Sweet Disposition

“500 Days of Summer” (2009)

The Temper Trap

The Ellie Badge

“Up” (2009)

Michael Giacchino

In Motion

“The Social Network” (2010)

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross


“Drive” (2011)


Moonage Daydream

“Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014)

David Bowie

First Step

“Interstellar” (2014)

Hans Zimmer

The Middle of the World

“Moonlight” (2016)

Nicholas Britell


“Baby Driver” (2017)


Visions of Gideon

“Call Me By Your Name” (2017)

Sufjan Stevens


“On the Rocks” (2020)