Soundtrack: The Book of Eli

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 3 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Book of Eli”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 3 songs featured in “The Book of Eli”:

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"How Can You Mend A Broken Heart" by Al Green
Timestamp: 0:09 | Scene: Plays on Eli's (Denzel Washington) headphones as he sharpens his knife, cocks his gun and washes with a KFC wet wipe. He opens his book and reads.
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"Ring My Bell" by Anita Ward
Timestamp: 1:15 | Scene: Martha and George play the record in the house as Eli and Solara drink tea. They realise that they're cannibals and try to leave.
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"Panoramic (the Book Of Eli)" by Atticus Ross, Claudia Sarne, Leopold Ross
Timestamp: 1:44 | Scene: Eli recites the words as the guy writes. May piles of paper litter the table and benches. Instrumental.
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What’s the movie about?
A post-apocalyptic story in which a lone man fights his way across America to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humanity.

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