Listen to the ultimate BFI London Film Festival playlist

From The Beatles and Fela Kuti to The National and Grizzly Bear, get in the mood for this year’s BFI London Film Festival with our Festival playlist.

Natalie Ralph

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With all the glitz and glamour of the BFI London Film Festival on its way, we’ve compiled a list of the very best tracks from some of this year’s much talked about films. From Abdellatif Kechiche’s mesmerising use of Lykke Li’s ‘I Follow Rivers’ in Blue Is the Warmest Colour to the inclusion of Wanda Jackson on the soundtrack of Only Lovers Left Alive, sit back, turn up the volume and enjoy some of the highlights.

1. ‘Good Vibrations’ – Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch (Don Jon)
2. ‘Mistaken for Strangers’ – The National (Mistaken for Strangers)
3. ‘Deceptacon’ – Le Tigre (The Punk Singer)
4. ‘Dark Eyed Woman’ – Spirit (Model Shop)
5. ‘Red Eyes and Tears’ – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Only Lovers Left Alive)
6. ‘Funnel of Love’ – Wanda Jackson (Only Lovers Left Alive)
7. ‘Midnight City’ – M83 (Jeune et Jolie)
8. ‘À quoi ça sert’ – Françoise Hardy (Jeune et Jolie)
9. ‘Baptism’ – Crystal Castles (Jeune et Jolie)
10. ‘American Idiot’ – Green Day (Broadway Idiot)
11. ‘P.S. I Love You’ – The Beatles (Good Ol’ Freda)
12. ‘Only Love Can Break Your Heart’ – Saint Etienne (How We Used to Live)
13. ‘Les Moulins de mon coeur’ – Michel Legrand (Tom at the Farm)
14. ‘Going to a Town’ – Rufus Wainwright (Tom at the Farm)
15. ‘Une petite fille’ – Claude Nougaro (On My Way)
16. ‘I Follow Rivers’ – Lykke Li (Blue Is the Warmest Colour)
17. ‘Lips’ – Micachu and the Shapes (Under the Skin)
18. ‘Neapolitan Girl’ – The Divine Comedy (On My Way)
19. ‘Sleeping Ute’ – Grizzly Bear (On My Way)
20. ‘Something Good’ – alt-J (Leave to Remain)
21. ‘Want Fi Goh Rave’ – Linton Kwesi Johnson (Late at Night)
22. ‘Zombie’ – Fela Kuti (Late at Night)
23. ‘Hangover (BaBaBa)’ – Buraka Som Sistema (Off the Beaten Track)
24. ‘Farewell’ – Bob Dylan (Inside Llewyn Davis)
25. ‘Little Lion Man’ – Mumford & Sons (Inside Llewyn Davis)

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