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Serendipity soundtrack

Serendipity (2001)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 07464615832
Label: Columbia
Label number: 61583
Running time: not on file
Shipping date: October 2nd, 2001
Original score by various artists, Alan Silvestri
Product availability
Buy the Serendipity soundtrack CD today from The MovieMusic Store.

Album Tracklist
1.  Never A Day - Wood [3:30]
2.  Moonlight Kiss - Bap Kennedy [3:03]
3.  January Rain - David Gray [2:43]
4.  Waiting In Vain - Annie Lennox  [5:40]
5.  The Distance - Evan And Jaron [4:26]
...see complete tracklist
Music from the movie not on this soundtrack CD
From Rusholme With Love - Mint Royale (Serendipity mix) 
Rose Rouge - St. Germaine
Shake It Off - Jarvis Church

Add more missing songs to this list, or tell us in what scenes these songs are heard or where they can be found.
Additional soundtrack info
The full version of From Rusholme With Love (Serendipity Mix) - which was not included on the soundtrack - is now available for free download on the Mint Royale MySpace page.

Soundtrack Q & A
Q: Who performed the Shania music (Lar's music) for this movie? (from L Davis in Moberly, MO)
A: The song is called "From Rusholme With Love" by Mint Royale. (thanks to Mandy, UKadd more info
A: It's a shehnai (Indian oboe). (thanks to mojavegreenalex, Rancho Cucamonga, CA USAadd more info
A: Not sure if it was John Mayer and some of his friends with Mint Royale to create this Punjabi version for the film. It is not the same as the original. This is a special Serendipity mix incredibly hard to find... only found in some Die hard Fan sites etc... (thanks to Andres, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USAadd more info

Q: I am looking for the instrumental score from two points in the film. 1) the upbeat score during the elevator scene in the hotel and 2) the score from when Jonathan is reading his obituary at the end of the movie. I can't find them anywhere and most people don't think they were released. Are they available anywhere?  (from Jonathan in USA)
A: Alan Silvestri, the music is called "Obituary." It is found on the original motion picture score. But the name above is who writes it. (thanks to Jack, Ontarioadd more info
A: Sorry for not mentioning, but there is a "Serendipity Original Motion Score Promo". I have not seen this for sale anywhere, so I don't know what the deal is. (thanks to Jack, Ontarioadd more info

Q: I would like to know the name of the song they play while John Cusack is looking for Kate's credit card number. It is a fast paced jazz song with the lyrics "....put your hands together, I want you to get together...." I think. (from Amy in Arkansas)
A: The song is called "Rose Rouge" by St. Germaine. I love this song too. (thanks to jazzshayne, Australiaadd more info

Q: When is the song "Like Lovers Do" by Heather Nova heard in this movie? (from T. in Amsterdam, de Nederlands)
A: According to the liner notes in my copy of the CD, the Heather Nova song is not actually in the movie. I'm not sure why they put this song on the CD and left "From Rusholme With Love" off... (thanks to Paul, Texasadd more info

Q: What's the song that plays during the scene when Lars proposes to Sarah? She walks into the house and all of the flower pedals are on the floor and she sees the giant box... and there is a song playing that is beautiful and I can never figure out what song it is. (from Jamison in pukhet, thailand)
A: "Waiting In Vain" by Annie Lennox. (thanks to Dustin, Cincinnati, OHadd more info
A: Annie Lennox's "Waiting in Vain" (thanks to WBK, Namibiaadd more info
A: It was originally Bob Marley's song, same name. (thanks to Angela, Mentor, OHadd more info

Q: What is the name of song (melody) playing in the elevator scene? (from Nikolas in Ukraine)
A: "Elevator Farce" by Alan Silvestri (thanks to Argodon, planet earthadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Kate comes home and finds Laird set up a proposal scene? (from Nicole in New York, New York)
A: "Waiting in Vain" by Annie Lennox - it's part of this OST. (thanks to mojavegreenalex, Rancho Cucamonga, CA USAadd more info

Q: What is the instrumental song playing, the one with the flute-like instrument, that Kate?s boyfriend made an add or film clip for? (from Danielle in adelaide, south australia)
A: "From Rusholme with Love" (Serendipity Mix) by Mint Royale. The "flute" is actually an Indian Oboe called the shehnai. (thanks to mojavegreenalex, Rancho Cucamonga, CA USAadd more info

Q: What is the instrumental song playing, the one with the flute-like instrument, that Kate's boyfriend made an advertisement or film clip for?  (from Ahmad Alattar in Egypt)
A: From Rusholme With Love (thanks to Cherokee, Dallasadd more info

Q: I can't find the song "Rose Rouge" by St. Germaine on itunes, which is the jazz song played during the scene where Kate B is flying to New York in this movie. Is this the correct name/artist or does anyone know otherwise? Thanks! (from CGreen in Chicago, Il, USA)
A: Correct name but it's not on itunes. I know, I spent hours looking for it. :( (thanks to adnama, Seattle, waadd more info
A: Look for the album "Tourist" by Saint Germain. It is the first track on that album. (thanks to dj beny, calgary, ab, canadd more info
A: Took me a year to finally find this song, name and all. Rose Rouge - St. Germaine (thanks to Duygu, Bethlehem, PAadd more info

Q: What's the name of the instrumental guitar track played so many times? I can remember it near the end when the two saw each other already in the ice skating rink. (from Zhynhel in Philippines)
A: "January Rain" - David Gray (thanks to KIM , Manchester, KYadd more info

Q: What is song playing in the scene when John Cusack is reading the obituary Jeremy Piven writes for him? (from Simsema in New York, NY, USA)
A: I wish I knew. I love that song. Tried picking it out on guitar. D, D, E, F, F (thanks to c1959, Keller, TX, USAadd more info
A: It's "Black Eyed Dog" from Nick Drake, the same guy who did the song at the end of the movie when Jonathan is laying on the ice. (thanks to cajones, WVadd more info
A: The Director (Peter Chisolm) says on the commentary on DVD that it's a re-make of Nick Drake's "Black Eyed Dog". Remade because the rights for the original were too high, so they re-cut it. Probably close to the original since that's what he wanted. They did pay for the original "Northern Sky", heard at the conclusion of the movie. Chisolm says it's his favorite song ever. (thanks to Rick Starr, Knoxville, TNadd more info
A: Here is a link. The piece "Obituary" is retitled and shows up several times. Enjoy! (thanks to Les0924, TXadd more info

Q: What's the name of the instrumental that starts 45 minutes into the movie (when Sara is at the airport with her friend explaining to her why she had to return to NY)? The sound is more clear when she gets in the taxi moments later. (from pedro in portugal)
A: It's called "Obituary" (thanks to Joe, WVadd more info

Q: What's the beautiful latin jazz song playing in the elevator scene?
...from Haluk Sezer in Hannover - Germany (answer Haluk Sezer's question)

Q: Was the song "Never a Day" played in the movie? I was waiting for it but I didn't catch it... (from Mai Garcia in Manila)
A: It's playing in the background in the bar where we first see Lars playing his shenai. (thanks to tlea62, North Pole, Alaskaadd more info

Q: Is there any way I can get the music Lars plays in the movie? I have been searching for a long time now trying to buy it and have had no luck. Any information would be helpful. Thanks J
...from missjarda in M (answer missjarda's question)

Q: What is the name of the music performed by Lars Harmmon using his recorder?
...from dennis jugueta in manila, philippines (answer dennis jugueta's question)

Q: There is a song in this movie that is not on the soundtrack and it has the lyrics "...I want you to get together..." What is the song and who is it by? (from Barb in Calgary ,Canada)
A: St Germain, "Rose Rouge" (thanks to caroline, norwichadd more info

Q: What's the song that Sarah's boyfriend's band is playing? The Saxophone song? (from Catz in S.C. , CA)
A: "From Rusholme With Love" - Mint Royale (Serendipity mix) (thanks to Eugene, Odessa, Ukraineadd more info

Q: What's is the song/score playing when Hally gives John his wedding gift and it turns out to be the book which Sara wrote her name in? It's instrumental and leads into "When You Know" by Shawn Colvin. Thanks
...from Ash in UK (answer Ash's question)

Q: At the end of the movie when he is laying on the ice and she finds him, what is the song playing? (from Scotty in Australia)
A: The song is "Northern Sky" by Nike Drake. (thanks to Ser, Indianaadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Jonathan and his friend are at her house, crawling on their hands and knees, and they come upon her sister and her boyfriend making out? Song and artist?
...from dalayney in wisconsin (answer dalayney's question)

Q: In "From Rusholme With Love," what is said in the sound bite/sampled lyrics? Haven't been able to figure out exactly what is being said... just curious.
...from Elijah5674 in Westlock, AB Canada (answer Elijah5674's question)

Q: Who arranged this soundtrack? Or whatever you call this person in movie terms... This soundtrack is one of my all time favorites, and want to look up more soundtracks by the same person. Thanks!  (from Shawn in Chicago)
A: Alan Silvestri (thanks to Wireddadd more info

Q: What is the name of the band playing the music Lars is responsible for?
...from Ferretgirl in Sydney, Australia (answer Ferretgirl's question)

Q: What is the music that Sara's fiancee plays on the pipe?
...from makunia in Georgia (answer makunia's question)

Q: What is the instrumental song playing in the scene where Sara takes a cab to get to the Waldorf to stop the wedding?
...from Sarah in Brazil (answer Sarah's question)

Q: What is the song playing when Jonathon forgets his scarf and goes back to Serendipity? And the artist? Thanks..
...from Cindy in Grafton, Ohio, USA (answer Cindy's question)

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