Adam Curtis

This is a list of the music in the film It Felt Like a Kiss and the show.

Oh What a Dream - Ruth Brown
Camille - From Le Mepris soundtrack - Georges Delerue
Let the Four Winds Blow - Fats Domino
Stealing Fat - From Fight Club soundtrack - Dust Brothers
On the Rebound - Floyd Cramer
What Does a Woman Do? - Doris Day
Monkey 23 - The Kills
Baja - The Astronauts
Do-Wah-Diddy - The Exciters
Just One Look - Doris Troy
Monkey on Your Back - Clinic
I'll Be Your Mirror - Velvet Underground
Parlez-Moi d'Amour - Lucienne Boyer
Pink Shoe Laces - Dodie Stevens
Slap in The Face - from The Gadfly - Shostakovich
Easier Said Tan Done - The Essex
He Hit Me (and It Felt Like a Kiss) - The Crystals
The Locomotion - Little Eva
In Dreams - Roy Orbison
End of the World - Skeeter Davis
Cha-Cha - from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein
Meeting Scene - from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Who's That Guy? - The Kolettes
The Madison Time, Pt 1 - Ray Bryant Combo
All Tomorrow's Parties - The Velvet Underground
Love Minus Zero/No Limit - Bob Dylan
Cry To Me - Solomon Burke
Freak Freak - The Bug
Moonlight - Four Sea Interludes (From Peter Grimes) - Benjamin Britten
Who Is Tyler Durden? - Fight Club soundtrack - Dust Brothers
I Still Miss Someone - Johnny Cash
Wouldn't It Be Nice? - Beach Boys
Sister Ray - The Velvet Underground
Have You Seen Her? - The Chi-Lites
River Deep Mountain High - Ike and Tina Turner
Is That All There Is? - Peggy Lee
Krautrock - Faust
Dawn - Four Sea Interludes (From Peter Grimes) - Benjamin Britten

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  • Comment number 11. Posted by bobbymond

    on 30 Oct 2009 15:19

    I loved this so much.

    msymons - thanks for the spotify uri - great.

    One tiny thing, could you please change the River Deep Mountain High to this one:
    spotify:track:4psjgB5e5HIuUeSVbEUY64

    So, so much better, and definitely the one used in the show. I was left haunted by that song as I left the show and walked the streets of Manchester. Incredible.

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  • Comment number 10. Posted by yo_diamond

    on 5 Sept 2009 13:06

    Adam, I would just like to say that your work remains of a wonderful standard.

    The music was glorious, weird and as typically spot-on as ever.

    Recently, I heard an interview you gave in which you say bloggers are 'bullies'.

    I know what you mean; but there is some stuff out there that, in my humble opinion, is actually pretty good and adds to your work in a small way.

    Astonishingly, there are parts of the BBC that ban posters from adding urls. More genius from the BBC there. I shan;t be too critical as they also produce some great work.

    Anyway, I would urge you to check this out:
    http://85consultancy.blogspot.com/

    It is a blog all about the underlying faultlines which compromise the media as well as just offering some random reflections and analysis.






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  • Comment number 9. Posted by trimpton

    on 26 Aug 2009 18:16

    Hey Adam I love your work. I just finished a cut up collage and thought you might appreciate the message.

    http://paradox.rambisyouth.com

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  • Comment number 8. Posted by jimhuck

    on 13 Aug 2009 00:02

    This comment was removed because it broke the house rules. Explain

  • Comment number 7. Posted by jimhuck

    on 12 Aug 2009 23:06

    By the way ...I CANT WAIT FOR YOU TO USE EXCERPTS FROM "DIGBY THE BIGGEST DOG IN THE WORLD" INTERCEPTED WITN SIR KEITH JOSEPHS..IS THAT WHAT MY TAX MONEY FUNDED UNIVERSITIES FOR ?..STEINBECK MONSTERS...YOU ARE GREAT THOUGH....DORIS TROY & FAUST.HOW VERY HANWAY STRRET..LOVE YOU TERRY....I`M STILL PISSED

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  • Comment number 6. Posted by jimhuck

    on 12 Aug 2009 22:56

    Here Ad, as i recline in my Romford bijou apartment, i wonder ...whats the shortest poem in the orld ...i`m pissed........ADAM ADD EM....Mailer said that...do you know abot "western nile disease" & the swimming pools of california the beginnings of the credit crunch.....stop loooking out & sneering at Westfield, Finsbury Park as we talk is turning into the bronx....its so easy to keep pointing the digit ....naughty america.......a little relevance would be appreciated....i`m obviouslly very cool................terry
    LOVE IS LIKE ANTHRAX................i know robert kee

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  • Comment number 5. Posted by marikurus

    on 5 Aug 2009 14:10

    The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

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  • Comment number 4. Posted by pondnahomi

    on 3 Aug 2009 13:54

    want the music, daddyo
    and loved Charlie Brooker's love letter in the Guardian

    will there be a DVD and CD?
    I am half way up a mountain and have no TV nor nothin'
    not so much a comment, more a begging letter

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  • Comment number 3. Posted by SouthwarkBear

    on 30 Jul 2009 13:02

    I noticed Papa was a Rolling Stone by The Temptations follows 'Wouldn't It Be Nice'... or should I keep quiet!

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  • Comment number 2. Posted by stephendadelus

    on 30 Jul 2009 02:21

    Mr. Curtis, if you're reading this: thank you!

    The effort and man-hours that must have been expended in creating It Felt Like A Kiss is probably a staggering total. Well, for a totally immersive experience it was all worth it.

    I was not alive during the period detailed, but I came away with some of the feelings of myopia and violence, renewal and chaos, significance and retail-triviality, that must have pervaded the era.

    Thank you for allowing me to experience the benthic tensions of the time, in a manner unique, and entirely worthy.

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