The Art of Getting By Soundtrack: Listen to all 15 songs with scene descriptions

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 15 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Art of Getting By”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.

All 15 songs featured in “The Art of Getting By”:

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We Will Become Silhouettes - The Shins
Timestamp: 0:01 | Scene: Song is heard right at the beginning of the movie. The opening credits can be seen.
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We Drink On the Job - Earlimart
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: George paints in his room.
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Sleep the Clock Around - Mates of State
Timestamp: 0:18 | Scene: George and Sally prefer to walk around town instead of going to school.
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Black Champagne - Starlight Mints
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: Just before the New Year, George goes to visit Sally's friends.
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This Momentary - Delphic
Timestamp: 0:32 | Scene: George goes to a party with Sally and her friends.
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Fast Enough - Infernal Devices
Timestamp: 0:33 | Scene: The second song, which can be heard in the club.
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Dance - KU
Timestamp: 0:33 | Scene: 3rd song in the club.
Covered Sky - Colleen Grace Rourke
Timestamp: 0:40 | Scene: Sally's mother tells her not to play with George's feelings.
Winter Lady - Leonard Cohen
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: George is lying in his bed listening to this song.
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Do Do Do - Matter
Timestamp: 0:52 | Scene: 1st song in the bar: Sally meets Dustin.
The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Timestamp: 0:51 | Scene: Second song, which is heard in the bar. Sally dances with Dustin.
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Spitting Fire - The Boxer Rebellion
Timestamp: 1:05 | Scene: Summary: George starts to learn.
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Loving a Fool - Matter
Timestamp: 1:08 | Scene: Sally and George meet in a bar. She tells him that she is leaving town.
Here - Pavement
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: Sally makes her way to the airport.
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The Trial of the Century - French Kicks
Timestamp: 1:18 | Scene: Sally returns and meets with George. Credits follow.
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What’s the movie about?
The drama “The Art of Getting By” is about twelfth grader George Zinavoy (Freddie Highmore), who sees school as a waste of time. He’s never been a particularly hard worker. One day he meets the popular but complicated Sally (Emma Roberts). They hit it off right away. But both of them soon have to realize that the hardest lesson in life is love…

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