The film Perks of Being a Wallflower was based on a 288 paged teenage novel by Stephen Chbosky. This movie talks about a 15-year-old man called Charlie facing teenage challenges as He tries to cope with his first love. He developed a mental illness in the process of everything going on around him, which includes the death of his friend who committed suicide. He also struggles to fit into a new group. The film theme celebrates life inclusivity and tolerance by showing the importance of accepting individuals in our lives. It can help them blossom. It is painful when people face problems and are maltreated or ignored, which may affect their life. This film has incorporated some of the best soundtracks from the great songs in the book. This article is a Ranking of All the Songs from the Perks of Being a Wallflower Soundtrack.
11. “Tugboat” (Galaxie 500)
This song was a smash hit by the Canadian alternative band, the Galaxie 500. Several artists have covered this song ever since it became a hit. The vibe it had made it to be chosen as a soundtrack in this movie. It is featured in a scene where Charlie and Sam are at a party chatting.
10. “Temptation” (New Order)
“Temptation” is a stand-alone record recorded by a famous English band group New Order in 1982. This single was a hit among fans, and it debuted at position 29 on the UK Single Charts. It features as a soundtrack in the film in the scene where Sam is seen dancing with a strange boy.
9. “Evensong” (The Innocence Mission)
“Evensong” was a creation of the American Indie folk Band that resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. This song was played in the movie at the ball as the second song.
8. “Asleep” (The Smiths)
“Asleep” is a hit song by an English rock group called the Smiths, released in 1985.it did well in the UK Single charts by reaching position 23. This song appears in the movie in the scene where Charlie is listening to Derek’s mixtape in amazement.
7. “Low” (Cracker)
“Low “was a hit song released in 1993 by an American rock band group Cracker. This soundtrack performed well on the charts around the US. It even appeared on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1994 at number 64. The success of this single was when it climbed to position three on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart category in 1993. This track also did well on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks by reaching the fifth spot. In the movie Perks of Being a Wallflower, “Low” scores at the moment where it plays in a scene where Charlie appears to be eating a brownie laced with marijuana.
6. “Pouter (Michael Brook)
The talented Canadian guitarist Michael Brook is behind this great song “Pouter. The song has good sound and beats, which earned it a spot as a soundtrack to the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. It talks about Charlie’s last letter.
5. “Dear God” (2001 Digital Remaster) (XTC)
“Dear God “was done by the English rock band XTC, and they released it as a non-album song. It talks about God’s existence and all the trouble caused by evil. This single performed well and was even awarded the best video award in 1987 Billboard Best Video. It has been nominated in three different categories for MTV Video Music Awards. In the chart category, the song featured at number 62 on the VH1’S greatest one, Hit Wonders of the 80s. Dear God plays in the movie at a scene where Charlie is writing about Sam and Patrick.
4. “Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops” (Cocteau Twins)
You must have written some lyrics of a particular jam from your favorite artist. In the movie, Charlie appears in a scene writing to the sound of “Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops” as it plays.
3. “Could It Be Another Change” (The Samples)
“Could It Be Another Change” is an opening song that plays during the opening credits scene. An American rock band, Sample, recorded this song. It is a great song that sets the movie rolling.
2. “Teenage Riot” (Sonic Youth)
The American rock band Sonic Youth released this song as their first single in their new album Daydream Nation. It became the most requested song during that time by many rock song lovers who were asked for it to play on various modern rock stations. This song helped the group to expand its audience across the world. This song’s air plays were not a surprise when it was voted among the best 500 songs that shaped the Rock and Roll industry. The vibe of this hit can be seen in the movie in a scene where Charlie begins to open up and become more social.
1. “Heroes” (David Bowie)
“Heroes” by David Bowie is the most powerful song that appeared in the right place. It features an iconic tunnel scene in the film where Patrick, Charlie, and Sam are heading home from a party in their car. When “Heroes” starts playing on the car radio, it excites Sam, who prompts Patrick to drive the vehicle through the Fort Pitt tunnel because she wants to stand on the truck bed. According to Screen Rant, Charlie watched her in admiration and confessed to Patrick that he was developing an infinite feeling for her. This is a scene in the film that is ranked highly among lovers of adult movie lines. Overall, the film is impressive with great life lessons and accompanied by the above amazing soundtracks. I hope you enjoyed them and your song is ranked well.