Philadelphia Soundtrack

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 10 songs that can be heard in the movie “Philadelphia”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.

All 10 songs featured in “Philadelphia”:

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"Streets Of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Opening credits. Various shots of Philadelphia.
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"Yes Means Yes" by Sensible Shoes
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: The song plays quietly in the background as Andy pulls up to the health centre in a taxi.
"I Don't Wanna Talk About It" by Indigo Girls
Timestamp: 0:07 | Scene: Played in his mum's kitchen as Andy calls her from his office.
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"Ibo Lele (Dreams Come True)" by RAM
Timestamp: 0:29 | Scene: Joe talks about homosexuals with Lisa as she cooks dinner.
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"All The Way" by Gary Goetzman
Timestamp: 0:42 | Scene: Andy dancing with his mum at his mum and dad's 40th wedding anniversary whilst being videotaped.
"Have You Ever Seen The Rain" by Spin Doctors
Timestamp: 0:51 / 1:10 | Scene: Plays in the bar as Joe is having a drink and watching himself on the TV exiting the court. He toys with a fellow drinker. / Early scenes at the party when Joe and Lisa meet with Miguel and Andy. Joe explains his costume to Joe.
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"Mr. Sandman" by The Flirtations
Timestamp: 1:11 | Scene: Some guys perform this live at Andy's party.
"Heaven" by Talking Heads
Timestamp: 1:11 | Scene: A lady performs this live at the party while couples including Andy and Miguel and Joe and Lisa slow dance. Lisa and Miguel leave the party.
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"La Mamma Morta" by Maria Callas (composed by Umberto Giordano)
Timestamp: 1:14 | Scene: Playing in Andy's apartment when Joe is trying to do a Q and A. Andy asked Joe if he likes opera and explains the songs meaning as it plays.
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"Philadelphia" by Neil Young
Timestamp: 1:50 | Scene: Andy's friends and relatives arrive at his wake. They watch homevideos of Andy as a child.
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What’s the movie about?
When a man with HIV is fired from his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small-time lawyer as his only willing advocate for a wrongful termination suit.

1 thought on “Philadelphia Soundtrack”

  1. There is a song playing in the background at the Halloween party. As soon as the scene starts. Any idea what it is?


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