You're assuming this might look like your usual indie-flick fare, right?
Well what if we told you these were hand selected by the author, director, and screenwriter (Stephen Chbosky) of The Perks of Being A Wallflower??
1. The Samples – “Could It Be Another Change”
2. Dexys Midnight Runners – “Come On Eileen”
3. Galaxie 500 – “Tugboat”
4. New Order – “Temptation”
5. The Innocence Mission – “Evensong”
6. The Smiths – “Asleep”
7. Cracker – “Low”
8. Sonic Youth – “Teenage Riot”
9. XTC – “Dear God” (2001 Digital Remaster)
10. Cocteau Twins – “Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops”
11. Michael Brook – “Pouter”
12. David Bowie – “Heroes”
Yep, you were right! No real surprises here, but it's still super solid!
Here's what Chbosky had to say about the pick:
Over many years, I have collected songs. I’ve shared them with friends. And they have shared their favorites with me. Some of the songs are popular. Some of them are not known by a whole lot of people. But they are all great in their own way. And since these songs have meant a lot to me, I just wanted you have them as a soundtrack for whatever you need them to be for your life.
We gotta admit — that's a pretty adorable way of putting it!
The Perks soundtrack will be released September 18 – same as the flick!
See anything U like on there? We could've guessed The Smiths from a mile away!
[Image via Summit Entertainment.]