Soundtrack: The Holiday

Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 24 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Holiday”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 24 songs featured in “The Holiday”:

Song:Listen on:
Last Christmas - Wham!
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: At the Christmas party: Iris talks to her friend about Jasper.
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It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring) - Love Unlimited
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Iris finishes her work before Jasper shows up.
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Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: Amanda is shopping.
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Mr. Brightside - The Killers
Timestamp: 0:32 | Scene: Amanda plays this song and sings it along.
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It's A Shame - The Spinners
Timestamp: 0:50 | Scene: Amada is at the airport.
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Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Timestamp: 0:51 | Scene: Iris runs this song. She lies in bed. She dances and plays air guitar.
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Let Go - Frou Frou
Timestamp: 0:52 | Scene: Graham is looking for Amanda at the pub.
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The Christmas Waltz - The Eddie Higgins Trio
Timestamp: 0:57 | Scene: Iris and Arthur are talking about Hollywood.
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Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
Timestamp: 1:00 | Scene: Miles is singing this song.
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Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Timestamp: 1:12 | Scene: Amanda is in bed.
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Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy) - Al Green
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: Amada shows up at the door of Graham. She finds out that he has children.
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Santa Baby - Kylie Minogue
Timestamp: 1:14 | Scene: Amada enters the house where Graham lives.
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Chariots of Fire - Vangelis
Timestamp: 1:30 | Scene: Miles is singing this song.
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Theme From Jaws - John Williams
Timestamp: 1:31 | Scene: Miles is singing this song.
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Raider's March - John Williams
Timestamp: 1:38 | Scene: Miles plays this song on the keyboard.
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Just For Now - Imogen Heap
Timestamp: 1:44 | Scene: Miles and Iris eat in a restaurant.
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You Send Me - Aretha Franklin
Timestamp: 2:03 | Scene: Last scene of the movie. The credits follow.
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Toto And Alfredo - Ennio Morricone
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Winter Wonderland - Darlene Love
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Tara Theme - Max Steiner
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - James Taylor
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Driving Miss Daisy - Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch
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Wade In The Water - Ramsey Lewis Trio
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Flight Of The Foo Birds - Count Basie and His Orchestra
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What’s the movie about?
The comedy “The Holiday” deals with the London journalist Iris (Kate Winslet) and Amanda (Cameron Diaz), the owner of a booming advertising agency. Both had no luck in love in the past. The two women get to know each other via the Internet and decide to swap apartments for two weeks. Amanda meets Graham, Iris’s brother. In the same night they land in bed. Iris also meets some male acquaintances in L.A….

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