Soundtrack: Broken Flowers

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 18 songs that can be heard in the movie “Broken Flowers”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 18 songs featured in “Broken Flowers”:

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"There is an End" by The Greenhornes with Holly Golightly
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Opening scenes. Following the postal service. Opening credits.
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"El Bang Bang" by Jackie Mittoo
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: The postman delivers some mail to Winston's house then heads towards Don's (Bill Murray). Instrumental.
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"Ride Your Donkey" by The Tennors
Timestamp: 0:09 | Scene: Don heads next door with his post. He says hello to Winston's wife and goes in to see Winston on his computer.
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"Requiem, Op. 48: Kyrie from Requiem" by Oxford Camerata
Timestamp: 0:14 | Scene: Don sits in the dark listening to the classical music. The doorbell goes and Winston enters. Winston turns the music down.
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"Yekermo Sew" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:18 | Scene: Winston puts the song on Don's music player. Winston invites Don over for lunch tomorrow and to discuss the investigation more. Instrumental.
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"Yegelle Tezeta" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:21 | Scene: Don gets a call from Winston about the list. Winston walks in through the door and picks up the list. Instrumental.
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"I Want You" by Marvin Gaye
Timestamp: 0:27 | Scene: Don sits in his house with a bottle of wine.
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"Gubelye" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:31 | Scene: Don puts on the CD that Winston has given him in his car. Instrumental.
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"Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth" by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Timestamp: 0:34 | Scene: Don arrives at Laura's house and is invited in by Laura's daughter, Lolita (Alexis Dziena). Lolita leaves the room after she gets a phonecall and Don looks around. Lolita comes back in naked.
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"Yegelle Tezeta" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:43 | Scene: Don drives away from Laura's house and puts Winston's CD on again. Instrumental.
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"Yekermo Sew" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:44 | Scene: Don drives on the open road drinking a coffee. Instrumental.
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"Gubelye" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 0:58 | Scene: Don driving again. Driving over a bridge and trying to read the map as he drives. His next stop will be Carmen (Jessica Lange) an animal communicator. Instrumental.
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"Yekermo Sew" by Mulatu Astatke
Timestamp: 1:10 | Scene: Don exits the airport in his hire car. Driving towards Penny (Tilda Swinton) who lives in a rural area amongst bikers. Instrumental.
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"Dopesmoker" by Sleep
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: Don encounters some bikers who tell him where Penny is.
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"Tell Me Now So I Know" by Holly Golightly
Timestamp: 1:19 | Scene: Don in the flower shop. The girl asks to take a look at his cuts.
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"Ethanopium" by Dengue Fever
Timestamp: 1:35 | Scene: After the kid runs away from Don a car passes and another kid stares at him. Instrumental.
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"There is an End" by The Greenhornes with Holly Golightly
Timestamp: 1:36 | Scene: 1st song in end credits.
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"Unnatural Habitat" by The Greenhornes
Timestamp: 1:40 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
When the extremely reclusive Don Johnston is dumped by his last wife, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance detective neighbor moves Don to set off across the country in search of answers to his old flame.

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