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The Cameron Crowe Playlist

The best songs from his own films...

The Cameron Crowe Playlist

...Chosen by the man himself. Listen to them at the end of the list.

Film:Fast Times At Ridgemont High

Track:We Got The Beat by The Go-Go’s

“It says many things about life, love, hormones and the power of a mighty groove.”

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Film:Say Anything…

Track:Mother Love Bone by Chloe Dancer/Crown Of Thorns

“I also used it again in Singles. It’s like a recurring character.”

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Film:Singles

Track:Drown by Smashing Pumpkins

“Corgan’s reaction was, ‘Sh*t! That’s the one I wanted to keep for myself.’”

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Film:Jerry Maguire

Track:The Horses by Rickie Lee Jones

“This gets me feeling the emotion on Renée’s face.”

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Film:Vanilla Sky

Track:Freur by Doot Doot

“This had lived in so many of my mixes, it deserved to reach the big screen.”

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Film:Vanilla Sky

Track:Nothing Song by Sigur Rós

“Found on a bootleg.”

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Film:Almost Famous

Track:Cabin In The Air by Nancy Wilson

“Never on an album, but I’m always asked for an MP3.”

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Film:Elizabethtown

Track:Come Pick Me Up by Ryan Adams

“One of the best songs from the past 30 years.”

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Film:We Bought A Zoo

Track:Go Do (Remix) by Jónsi

“Jónsi is the Brian Wilson of his era, and this is proof.”

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Film:Vanilla Sky

Track:Rez by Underworld

“Every mix needs a song that says ‘keep driving’.”

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(Images: All Star)

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