Soundtrack: This Is 40

Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 34 songs that can be heard in the comedy movie “This Is 40”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 34 songs featured in “This Is 40”:

Song:Listen on:
Yes, I’m Your Angel (Remastered) - Yoko Ono
Timestamp: 0:02 | Scene: First song.
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Magnet and Steel - Walter Egan
Timestamp: 0:09 | Scene: Pete and Barry talk about how their wives are in the coffee shop.
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Debaser - Pixies
Timestamp: 0:10 | Scene: Pete sings this song in the car.
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Take On Me - A-Ha
Timestamp: 0:11 | Scene: Debbie changes the song in the car.
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Price Tag - Jessie J
Timestamp: 0:12 | Scene: Can be heard in Pete & Debbie's store.
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Local Girls - Graham Parker
Timestamp: 0:15 | Scene: Graham Parker plays live after being introduced by Pete.
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Roman’s Revenge - Nicki Minaj
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: Debbie goes to Sadie's iPod and runs the song in the bath. Everybody dances to it.
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Rooster - Alice in Chains
Timestamp: 0:18 | Scene: Pete turns down the music and plays his "good mood music" to his wife and kids.
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Thunder and Rain - Graham Parker & The Rumour
Timestamp: 0:21 | Scene: Graham Parker is in the recording studio.
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I Will Dare - The Replacements
Timestamp: 0:22 | Scene: Pete talks to Cat and Ronnie in his recording studio.
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Rewrite - Paul Simon
Timestamp: 0:29 | Scene: Montage: Pete and Debbie throw away all the cigarettes and cookies. Everyone undergoes a health check.
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Shining Through the Dark (Live) - Ryan Adams
Timestamp: 0:43 | Scene: Pete & Debbie have a whole weekend for themselves without the kids near them.
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Lunch Box/Odd Sox (Remastered) - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: Pete & Debbie are high and order room service to their room.
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You Can’t Stop the Beat - Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, John Travolta, Elijah Kelley, Queen Latifah & Amanda Bynes
Timestamp: 0:57 | Scene: Sadie sings this song in the car.
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Little Guitars - Van Halen
Timestamp: 0:59 | Scene: Pete is in his recording studio. He is upset about Ronnie and the CD sales.
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So Sleepy - Fiona Apple F, Jon Brion & The Punch Brothers
Timestamp: 1:02 | Scene: Shortly after Debbie learns that she is pregnant with her third child.
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We Run This - Missy Elliott
Timestamp: 1:08 | Scene: First song in the club with Debbie and Desi.
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Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) - Michael Jackson & The Jacksons
Timestamp: 1:09 | Scene: Second song in the club. Debbie and Desi talk to the hockey players.
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Protection (Live) - Graham Parker & The Rumour
Timestamp: 1:11 | Scene: Graham Parker sings.
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Where Them Girls At (feat. Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida) - David Guetta, Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj
Timestamp: 1:12 | Scene: In the club: Desi and Debbie dance with the hockey players.
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Watch the Moon Come Down - Graham Parker & The Rumour
Timestamp: 1:16 | Scene: Graham Parker emerges as Pete sits depressed in his car.
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Days That We Die - Loudon III Wainwright
Timestamp: 1:25 | Scene: Charlotte leaves an apology note on Sadie's door after everyone has argued.
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Paradise By the Dashboard Light - Meat Loaf
Timestamp: 1:28 | Scene: Pete and his children are in the car listening this song.
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Fantine’s Death: Come to Me - Les Misérables Original London Cast
Timestamp: 1:35 | Scene: To be heard in Sadies room. Charlotte brings the iPhone back.
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Sick of You - Lindsey Buckingham
Timestamp: 1:40 | Scene: First song at Pete & Debbie's garden party.
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Live And Die - The Avett Brothers
Timestamp: 1:42 | Scene: Second song to be heard at the garden party.
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Vasoline - Stone Temple Pilots
Timestamp: 1:45 | Scene: Jason and Ronnie swim with Desi under water.
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Santeria - Sublime
Timestamp: 1:46 | Scene: Song can be heard at the party. Ronnie and Jason talk to Desi.
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The Weight - The Band
Timestamp: 1:50 | Scene: Pete & Debbie argue with their fathers.
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Theme 1 (Debbie and Oliver) - Jon Brion
Timestamp: 1:53 | Scene: Sadie catches Debbie smoking in the front yard.
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Dull Tool - Fiona Apple
Timestamp: 1:58 | Scene: Pete rides away with his bike...
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Lucky Now (Live) - Ryan Adams
Timestamp: 2:06 | Scene: Pete and Debbie go to a concert.
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I Got You (At the End of the Century) - Wilco
Timestamp: 2:08 | Scene: First song to be seen during the credits.
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What Do You Like? (feat. Punch Brothers) - Graham Parker
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What’s the movie about?
The married couple Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete (Paul Rudd) are not only about to celebrate their 40th birthday, but also have to deal with family, job problems, getting older, excessive sport, embellished birth dates and physical disputes with bitchy mothers in the schoolyard…

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