Note:Below is a complete playlist of all 9 songs that can be heard in the tragicomedy “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.
All 9 songs from “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”:
Calling From Above - Bassnectar Timestamp:0:05 | Scene: Clary goes to the club.
Goldberg Variations BWV 988, Aria - Johann Sebastian Bach Timestamp:0:07 | Scene: This classic piece runs when Clary goes into her apartment and finds her mother sleeping on the couch.
The Embrace - AFI Timestamp:0:46 | Scene: This song can be heard when the group meets Magnus Bane.
Into the Lair - Zedd Timestamp:0:55 | Scene: Fighting takes place in the dining room.
Heart by Heart - Demi Lovato Timestamp:1:09 | Scene: This song can be heard as Jace and Clary kiss each other.
Goldberg Variations BWV 988, Aria - Harold Zwart Timestamp:1:17 | Scene: Jace plays this classical piece at the piano.
When the Darkness Comes - Colbie Caillat Timestamp:1:59 | Scene: Clary goes home and arranges her things.
17 Crimes - AFI Timestamp:2:02 | Scene: First song in the credits.
All About Us (feat. Owl City) - He Is We Scene: Second song in the credits.
What’s the movie about?
Clary Fray is actually a normal teenager. But when she meets Jace Wayland and shortly after her mother is kidnapped, the world turns upside down. She learns that her mother and she herself come from a long bloodline of so-called “shadow hunters”. In search of their mother, Jace and Clary have to stand up to the dangerous Valentine Morgenstern, who has gathered a huge army of werewolves, vampires and other deadly creatures around him to strike a final blow against the Shadow Warriors.