Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 20 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Way Way Back”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.
All 20 songs featured in “The Way Way Back”:
What’s the movie about?
The shy 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) has no easy life. During the summer holidays he has to live with his mother Pam (Toni Collette), her new arrogant friend Trent (Steve Carell) and his daughter Steph (Zoe Levin) in a beach house. He doesn’t know what to do with the adults’ drinking bouts in the evenings. Fortunately there is a water park not far from the beach house. He quickly befriends the park manager Owen (Sam Rockwell). With his help he manages to improve his self-confidence and suddenly a pretty girl (AnnaSophia Robb) seems to be interested in him.
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There is one song I wish I could find. After the scene where Duncan rides a bicycle to the water park, the next scene is where he walks into the park and sits on the bench of a table. Between the P.A. message and where Owen walks out onto the deck, there is a song playing in the background. Shazam cannot seem to figure out what song it is. Does anybody out there happen to know. The song starts at 30:08.