Asteroid City is the musical soundtrack album of the 2023 film Asteroid City by Wes Anderson. It was published digitally by ABCCO Records on June 23, 2023, the day of the film’s theatrical release in the United States.
Asteroid City Soundtrack
It is a new American comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Wes Anderson, from a story he co-wrote with Roman Coppola. Stars Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Rist, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Bar Hope Davis, Steve Park, Roope Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau are included, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan and Jeff Goldblum.
Release Date of Asteroid City
The release of the Asteroid City soundtrack came three days before Cocker released his original song for the film, “Dear Alien (Who’s in Heaven)”, co-written with Hawley and Anderson, on June 22. Cocker and Holle performed. “Dear Alien” and another song he wrote from the film, “You Can’t Wake Up for If You Don’t Fall Asleep”, were featured in an Asteroid City exhibit in London.
Who composed the Asteroid City Soundtrack?
Alexandre Desplat: Alexandre Desplat composed the film’s score, having previously worked with Anderson on Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest.
His other notable credits include Guillermo del Toro’s Sip of Water, Little Women directed by Greta Gerwig, and both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Additional Soundtrack of Asteroid City List
You can check out the full tracklist and transcribe the soundtrack below:
- ‘WXYZ-TV Channel 8’ – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘Last Train To San Fernando’ – Johnny Duncan and the Bluegrass Boys
- ‘Indian Love Call’ – Slim Whitman
- ‘April In Portugal’ – Les Baxter
- ‘Ida Red’ – Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
- ‘Pachelbel: Canon And Gigue in D Major’ – Henk Bouman, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel
- ‘Opening Ceremony With Awards Presentation’ – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘Jingle Jangle Jingle’ – Tex Ritter
- ‘Orange Blossom Special’ – Bill Monroe, The Bluegrass Boys
- ‘High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)’ – Tex Ritter
- ‘Cowboy’s Lament’ – Burl Ives
- ‘Viewing Of The Astronomical Ellipses – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘Rose Marie’ – Slim Whitman
- ‘Indian Love Call – 1944 version’ – Slim Whitman
- ‘Sixteen Tons’ – Tennessee Ernie Ford
- ‘The Cattle Call’ – Eddy Arnold
- ‘Special Seminar At The Playwright’s Request’ – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘Dear Alien (Who Art In Heaven)’ – Asteroid City cast
- ‘Kaw-Liga’ – Johnny Duncan, The Bluegrass Boys
- ‘Emergency Assembly’ – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘A Bewildering And Bedazzling Celestial Mystery’ – Alexandre Desplat
- ‘How High The Moon’ – Les Paul, Mary Ford
- ‘The Streets Of Laredo’ – Bing Crosby
- ‘Freight Train’ – The Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group, Nancy Whiskey
- ‘You Can’t Wake Up If You Don’t Fall Asleep’ – Jarvis Cocker