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'Daydream Nation' Soundtrack Includes Metric's Emily Haines, Stars, Devendra Banhart, Sebadoh & More

by Edward Davis
April 14, 2011 10:32 AM
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Canadian indie-pic "Daydream Nation" starring Kat Dennings, Reece Thompson ("Ceremony"), Andie MacDowell and Josh Lucas looks... well, OK. It looks "Juno"-esque for lack of a better way to put it and that's either a plus or a minus, depending on who you are. The film debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, and we suppose we're curious to see how it actually turned out as we missed it during the festival.

However, the real draw for us is the music. Scored by Broken Social Scene affiliate and Do Make Say Think member Ohad Benchetrit, the soundtrack is full of original compositions and songs from indie darlings including Devendra Banhart, Emily Haines from Metric (her solo career is pretty good), Constantines and Stars. No release date it seems on the soundtrack yet (nor album art), but we would assume it arrives shortly after "Daydream Nation" makes its theatrical debut in NYC and LA on May 6th and will be available on DVD May 17th.

The complete soundtrack listing is below the jump. Here's the trailer if you missed it when it was released earlier this month

Daydream Nation soundtrack tracklisting:
1. Ohad -- Caroline's Theme
2. Stars -- Your Ex-Lover Is Dead
3. Devendra Banhart -- Korean Dogwood
4. Emily Haines -- Rowboat
5. Great Lake Swimmers -- Backstage With The Modern Dancers
6. Ohad – Town Waltz
7. Ohbijou -- Wildfires
8. Emily Haines -- Telethon
9. Bishop Morocco -- Last Year's Disco Guitars
10. Devendra Banhart -- Carmensita
11. Ohad -- Pink Flag
12. Silver Starling -- Caught In Your Glow
13. Sebadoh -- Just Gimme Indie Rock
14. Constantines -- Shine A Light
15. Ohad -- Daydream Anthem
16. Emily Haines -- Expecting To Fly

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24 Comments

  • Cris | July 16, 2013 12:24 PMReply

    Does anyone know the song that's playing while Caroline & Mr. A first have sex in his classroom? And the one playing while Caroline is looking through the pictures in her room?

  • Steph | June 24, 2013 8:01 PMReply

    @NINA Yea Its called Walk in the park by Beach House

  • Nina | March 13, 2013 2:22 AMReply

    Hi, does anyone know the song while they are doing the drugs experiment?????

  • Steph | June 24, 2013 8:02 PM

    Walk in the park by beach house

  • Anna | September 2, 2012 7:48 AMReply

    Which song plays when Hester's his sights on Caroline at the party when he falls for her?

  • fdgdf | November 4, 2012 10:04 PM

    Your ex lover is dead (:

  • Anna | September 2, 2012 7:51 AM

    Thurston sets his eyes on*. Grr sorry auto correct I look daft sorry about that!

  • Meggan | August 26, 2012 11:59 AMReply

    There is Sonic Youth! Kool Thing plays during the stripping scene. The influx of Sonic Youth-age is what brought me to love this piece from the getgo

  • Bree | July 12, 2012 1:38 PMReply

    Someone knows the song when caroline is jumping on her bed?

  • Lara | April 21, 2012 2:26 PMReply

    Someone knows the song when thirston is flying over the hallway?

  • askdjfjaskjdf | January 10, 2013 1:15 AM

    I knew there was a Beach House song in there! I remember hearing it at the point it started playing, and saying to myself "THIS SONG IS PERFECT". Why did they not have it on the track list? Weird.

  • Bri | May 14, 2012 12:34 AM

    OHMYGOD, this took me forever to find, when Thurstons high the song in the background is ' walk in the park' by Beach House, great song

  • Jennifer | March 25, 2012 7:59 PMReply

    Hi, do you know where I can download this soundtrack from?

  • prachi | February 8, 2012 6:29 AMReply

    there are two songs by sonic youth : kool thing , eric's trip and the one with thurston and caroline in the car is devendra banhart - bad girl

  • nancy | January 18, 2012 10:06 PMReply

    theirs also a song by Silver Mt. Zion- God Bless our Dead Marines

  • liz | December 27, 2011 11:42 PMReply

    does anybody know the song that plays at the back of the scene when thurton kisses jenny (the awkward girl) ??

  • mdee14 | March 25, 2012 1:04 AM

    Beach House- 'Master of None'

  • Cat | August 2, 2011 7:31 AMReply

    Ok so my name's not Vikki Vogue, but it's my band's name...darkwave...don't ask, anyway, I'm a tard and forgot to include my email (although you could make the reverse argument that I'm a tard for including it now, along with my real name) but, it's lolita_lollipop@rocketmail.com So, anyone...song they're playing in the car when Thurston looses his virginity to Caroline?

  • aldo | November 30, 2011 7:39 PM

    hi here's the playlist on Soundcloud I hope you enjoy it.

    http://soundcloud.com/lastgangentertainment/sets/daydream-nation-ost/

  • vikki vogue | August 2, 2011 7:27 AMReply

    can anybody tell me which song is playing while Thurston looses his virginity to Caroline in the car? If so please e-mail me or reply to this comment.

  • Deem | July 10, 2011 4:03 AMReply

    There are two Stars songs in this movie, the second os "What the snowman learned about love"

  • daliwarhol | October 29, 2012 9:57 PM

    bad girl by devendra banhart

  • Noel | May 23, 2011 5:21 AMReply

    In fact, there are two songs by Sonic Youth in the movie.

  • Dan | April 15, 2011 6:51 AMReply

    Let's see, we have a movie called Daydream Nation, a main character named Thurston, and yet no Sonic Youth? That makes absolutely zero sense.

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