High Fidelity Soundtrack: Listen to all 52 songs with scene descriptions

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 52 songs that can be heard in the movie “High Fidelity”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 52 songs featured in “High Fidelity”:

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"You're Gonna Miss Me" by The Thirteenth Floor Elevators
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Title screen. Opening scenes. Rob (John Cusack) listens to his headphones and narrates about misery in music. His girlfriend Laura unplugs the headphones.
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"You're Gonna Miss Me" by The Thirteenth Floor Elevators
Timestamp: 0:02 | Scene: Rob puts the music back on loud and shouts at Laura through the window.
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"I Want Candy" by Bow Wow Wow
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Rob remembers back to high school and Alison his girlfriend kissing another guy.
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"Crocodile Rock" by Elton John
Timestamp: 0:04 | Scene: Rob remembers Penny Hardwick.
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"Crimson and Clover" by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Young Rob tries to grope Penny on her breast but she stops him.
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"Seymour Stein" by Belle & Sebastian
Timestamp: 0:07 | Scene: Plays in Rob's record store as he asks Dick what it is. Barry (Jack Black) arrives and turns it off.
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"Walking On Sunshine" by Katrina and The Waves
Timestamp: 0:08 | Scene: Barry puts this song instead and dances to it. Rob shouts at him to turn it off then does it himself.
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"Baby Got Going" by Liz Phair
Timestamp: 0:10 | Scene: Rob remembers a previous girlfriend, Charlie Nicholson (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
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"Little Did I Know" by Brother JT 3
Timestamp: 0:12 | Scene: Rob starts working in the record store and smashes some wire off the desk.
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"I'm Wrong About Everything" by John Wesley Harding
Timestamp: 0:12 | Scene: Rob talks about Charlie being out of his league. Favourite book. He gets a phone call from Laura.
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"I Can't Stand The Rain" by Ann Peebles
Timestamp: 0:14 | Scene: A customer asks Barry about "I Just Called To Say I Love You" and gets insulted out the store.
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"The River" by Bruce Springsteen
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: Rob puts the record on in the apartment and listens to an answer phone message and thinks back to another girlfriend, Sarah.
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"Baby, I Love Your Way" by Peter Frampton
Timestamp: 0:22 | Scene: Rob goes to the Marie de Salle gig at a bar and this is the song she's performing. He meets up with Dick and Barry.
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"Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam" by The Vaselines
Timestamp: 0:24 | Scene: Barry invites Marie de Salle to their record store, Rob asks him why he did that.
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"Baby, I Love Your Way" by Peter Frampton
Timestamp: 0:24 | Scene: Rob puts on the Marie de Salle CD back at the apartment.
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"Cold Blooded Old Times" by Smog
Timestamp: 0:27 | Scene: Plays at the record store. Rob runs through his top 5 side 1 track 1's. Barry refuses to sell a record to a customer.
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"On Hold" by Edith Frost
Timestamp: 0:29 | Scene: Plays in the record store as Rob calls Liz. Dick tells Rob that Marie de Salle is in the store.
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"Hyena 1" by Goldie
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: Rob walks back to his apartment thinking about Ian. He realises who it is. Instrumental.
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"I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More, Babe" by Barry White
Timestamp: 0:32 | Scene: Rob imagines Ian having sex with Laura as he lies in bed.
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"Always See Your Face" by Love
Timestamp: 0:33 | Scene: Plays in the record store as a customer asks if they have soul. He gets a call and takes down an address. Liz enters and shouts at him.
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"Soaring and Boring" by Plush
Timestamp: 0:34 | Scene: Rob drinks in a bar and watches a guy performing on a piano.
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"Leave Home" by The Chemical Brothers
Timestamp: 0:34 | Scene: Rob remembers meeting Laura for the first time as he DJ's at a club.
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"Who Loves The Sun" by The Velvet Underground
Timestamp: 0:39 | Scene: Rob looks through a box and gets out an old phone book to call his old girlfriend, Alison.
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"Robbin's Nest" by Illinois Jacquet
Timestamp: 0:42 | Scene: Rob has dinner with Penny and she gets very angry and leaves. Instrumental.
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"Rock Steady" by Aretha Franklin
Timestamp: 0:46 | Scene: At the record store Barry talks to a customer about Echo and the Bunnymen and Jesus and the Mary Chain. Dick talks to a girl about Green Day.
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"Suspect Device" by Stiff Little Fingers
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: Dick puts the song on to show the girl what he's talking about.
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"Dry The Rain" by The Beta Band
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: Rob puts on the song and watches the customers enjoying it. 2 shoplifters run out of the store with Rob and Barry chasing them.
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"We Are The Champions" by Queen
Timestamp: 0:54 | Scene: Rob leaves Laura boxing in the air. He wakes up in bed with Marie de Salle.
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"I'm Glad You're Mine" by Al Green
Timestamp: 0:55 | Scene: Rob meets Marie, Dick and Barry at a bar.
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"Your Friend and Mine" by Love
Timestamp: 0:55 | Scene: 2nd song in the bar, talking about a TV show.
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"Shipbuilding" by Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Timestamp: 0:56 | Scene: 3rd song in the bar, they talk about past partners.
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"Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You" by Bob Dylan
Timestamp: 0:56 | Scene: Back at Marie's apartment they kiss.
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"Get It Together" by Grand Funk Railroad
Timestamp: 0:58 | Scene: Rob asks Barry about not seeing Evil Dead 2 yet. Instrumental.
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"Fallen For You" by Sheila Nicholls
Timestamp: 1:00 | Scene: Rob and Laura sit down in the bar. He asks her if she's slept with Ian yet. Rob leaves.
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"Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" by The Velvet Underground
Timestamp: 1:01 | Scene: Rob jogs through the rain. Laura calls him when he gets home and talks to him. He hangs up on her.
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"This India" by Harbhajhn Singh and Navinder Pal Singh
Timestamp: 1:04 | Scene: Rob has dinner with Liz who gives him some advice.
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"Tread Water" by De La Soul
Timestamp: 1:05 | Scene: Plays at the record store as Rob talks to Charlie on the phone. She invites him over for dinner.
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"The Moonbeam Song" by Harry Nilsson
Timestamp: 1:06 | Scene: Rob realises Ian/Ray is in the record store. Rob shouts at him to leave.
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"Juice (Know the Ledge)" Eric B. and Rakim
Timestamp: 1:08 | Scene: Rob tries to fight Ian/Ray as Barry and Dick hold him back.
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"What's On Your Mind" by Eric B. and Rakim
Timestamp: 1:09 | Scene: Rob arrives at Charlie's house for dinner with her friends.
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"Good and Strong" by Sy Smith
Timestamp: 1:10 | Scene: 2nd song at dinner. Rob explains why Charlie is awful.
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"Mendocino" by Sir Douglas Quintet
Timestamp: 1:11 | Scene: Some guy asks Barry what he can play after seeing the sign on the door. The guys find out that Dick has a hot date.
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"Most of the Time" by Bob Dylan
Timestamp: 1:24 | Scene: Rob leaves the wake and walks in the rain. He sees Laura in the car and dives over the fence.
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"I Get The Sweetest Feeling" by Jackie Wilson
Timestamp: 1:29 | Scene: Rob and Laura get back together. She moves back in, dinner, six, etc.
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"Lo Boob Oscillator" by Stereolab
Timestamp: 1:31 | Scene: A customer, Caroline, asks Rob if it's Sterolab playing. They talk. He gets interrupted by a phone call from Laura.
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"The Anti-Circle" by The Roots
Timestamp: 1:32 | Scene: Rob bursts into the record store asking the guys about the poster saying he will DJ.
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"Everybody's Gonna Be Happy" by The Kinks
Timestamp: 1:32 | Scene: Rob tries to convince Barry not to play with his band.
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"Homespin Rerun" (Cornelius Remix) by High Llamas
Timestamp: 1:34 | Scene: Rob does his phone interview with Caroline.
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"Hit the Street" by Rupert Gregson-Williams
Timestamp: 1:35 | Scene: Laura meets Rob for a lunchtime drink.
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"Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye
Timestamp: 1:40 | Scene: Barry sings the song on stage with his band.
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"I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)" by Stevie Wonder
Timestamp: 1:42 | Scene: Closing scenes. Rob starts making a tape that Laura will love. Continues into end credits.
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"My Little Red Book" by Love
Timestamp: 1:44 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one happening right now.

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