There are few things as universally loved as a great soundtrack in this world. Whether for a movie, TV show, or video game, a well-chosen collection of songs can add an extra layer of excitement and immersion to the experience. So when the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack was released in 2011, fans were immediately obsessed. The album is packed with amazing tunes from some of the biggest names in music, including Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, and Christina Aguilera. Now, more than six years after its release, we’re taking a look back at all the songs from the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack and ranking them from worst to best. Let’s get started.
27. Komponent by Apparat (2005)
This dance/electronic, and electronica tune is the first song on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack, and unfortunately, it’s not a great start. “Komponent” is an okay song, but it’s nothing special, and it doesn’t fit in with the rest of the album. It’s a forgettable opener that doesn’t set the tone well for what’s to come.
26. I Need Your Love by Marilin Medina & Jason Ruder (2011)
The second song from this end is much better. It’s a soulful ballad with a great vocal performance from Marilin Medina. The song builds to a powerful crescendo, making it perfect for the end credits.
25. Tenuousness by Andrew Bird (2009)
Andrew Bird’s “Tenuousness” is a beautiful and haunting ballad perfect for the film’s ending credits. The song’s ethereal soundscape and heartfelt lyrics create an unforgettable listening experience, making it one of the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack standout tracks.
24. Blood by The Middle East (2009)
The Middle East’s “Blood” is the last song on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack, and it’s a perfect way to end the album. With its melancholic ambiance and soulful lyrics, the song perfectly captures its emotional themes. It’s a beautiful and moving track that fans will love.
23. Revenge by Danger Mouse & Flaming Lips (2010)
This psychedelic track is a collaboration between Danger Mouse and the Flaming Lips, and it’s one of the standout songs on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack. With its trippy sound and dark lyrics, “Revenge” is an unforgettable listening experience that fans will love.
22. True – Single Edit by Spandau Ballet (2009)
Spandau Ballet’s “True” is a classic ballad that’s been given a new lease on life by appearing on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack. The song is a perfect fit for the film, and its inclusion is sure to please R&B/Soul fans.
21. Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh by Say Hi (2009)
Say Hi’s “Oh Oh Oh Oh” is a catchy and fun track that’s perfect for the film’s opening credits. The song’s upbeat sound and positive lyrics set the tone perfectly for what’s to come, and it’s sure to get fans pumped up for the movie.
20. Kaskinda by Nita Sell & Astrid Cowan (2003)
“Kaskinda” is a beautiful and haunting ballad that’s perfect for the film’s emotional scenes. The song’s ethereal soundscape and soulful lyrics create an unforgettable listening experience, making it one of the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack standout tracks.
19. (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (2009)
This classic ballad from Dirty Dancing has been given new life by appearing on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack. The song is a perfect fit for the film, and its inclusion is sure to please fans of the movie.
18. Just One Look by Doris Troy (1963)
“Just One Look” is a classic R&B tune that’s been given new life by appearing on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack. It’s a song you can’t help but sing along to. Its lyrics are catchy and easy to remember.
17. I Can’t Hear by The Dead Weather (2009)
The Dead Weather’s “I Can’t Hear” is a dark and atmospheric track perfect for the film’s more intense moments. The song’s eerie soundscape and haunting lyrics create an unforgettable listening experience.
16. Loops by Junip (2010)
Junip’s “Loops” is a hypnotic and atmospheric track perfect for the film’s more reflective scenes. The song’s eerie, reverb-drenched guitar lines and throbbing bass create a sense of unease that reflects the characters’ inner turmoil.
15. This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) by Talking Heads (1982)
Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” is a beautiful and wistful track that captures the longing and nostalgia of the film’s characters. Its simple, catchy melody and ethereal vocal performance make it an instant classic.
14. Ooh La La by Goldfrapp (2005)
Goldfrapp’s “Ooh La La” is a fun, sexy song perfect for a film like Crazy Stupid Love. The song’s lyrics are all about wanting to get physical with someone, and the music is upbeat and danceable. It’s easy to see why this song was featured in the movie, as it perfectly captures the film’s lighthearted and fun tone.
13. Plus Plus by The Poets of Rhythm (2001)
“Plus Plus” by The Poets of Rhythm is a great song for the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack, as it has a fun and funky beat that matches the film’s lighthearted tone. The song’s lyrics are also appropriate for the movie, as they are all about getting physical with someone.
12. On The Sly by The Bamboos (2000)
Among the songs on the Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack, “On The Sly” by The Bamboos is one of the more mellow tracks. This song would be a good choice for the soundtrack because it has a romantic and mellow vibe that would work well in a movie like Crazy Stupid Love.
11. Animal – Mark Ronson Remix by Miike Snow (2009)
Mike Snow’s “Animal” was one of the biggest hits of 2009, and for a good reason. The remix by Mark Ronson is even better, and it’s the perfect song for a movie like Crazy Stupid Love. The remix is catchy and upbeat, and it will get your toes tapping.
10. Silver by Bonobo (2000)
Bonobo’s “Silver” is a beautiful and ethereal song that would be perfect for a scene in Crazy Stupid Love where the characters are falling in love. The song is slow and dreamy, and it will give you all the feels.
9. Taverns (Jackpot Copy Paste Remix) by Historics (2009)
The Historics’ “Taverns” has a fun and upbeat vibe, making an ideal song to listen to at a party. However, the Jackpot Copy Paste Remix takes it to a new level. This remix is extremely catchy and will have you dancing in no time.
8. Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair (Jaffa Mix) by Nina Simone (2003)
This song is a classic, and the Jaffa Mix elevates everything to a new level. The addition of a reggae beat gives the song a whole new feel and makes it even more relaxing.
7. Uncharted by Late Night Alumni (2009)
“Uncharted” is a great choice for a road trip song. It has a catchy beat that will keep you entertained for the entire journey.
6. The Heart’s a Lonely Hunter by Theivery Corporation & David Byrne (2005)
This song is perfect for when you’re feeling lonely and need a little pick-me-up. It’s a reggae song with a sad but hopeful feeling to it. The lyrics are beautiful, and the beat is catchy. You’ll be humming this one all day long.
5. You Can Be the One by Late Night Alumni (2009)
This is a great dance song that will get you moving. It’s got a catchy beat, and the lyrics are fun and easy to sing along to. You’ll be sure to have a great time when this song comes on.
4. Lost In Place by Gram Rabbit (2004)
The “Lost In Place” is a slower, more mellow song that is perfect for when you’re relaxing or need a break from the craziness of life. It’s got a beautiful, ethereal feeling to it that will transport you to another place.
3. Almanac by The Acorn (2010)
This is a great song for feeling introspective or needing some time to think. It’s got a slower pace, but the lyrics are powerful and will stay with you long after the song is over.
2. The Numbers Game (feat. Chuck Brown) by Thievery Corporation (2008)
“The Numbers Game” is a fun and funky song that will get your toes tapping. The lyrics are about counting your blessings and being grateful for what you have, which is a message we could all use from time to time.
1. Save Room by John Legend (2006)
This is an absolutely beautiful ballad sung by the one and only John Legend. It’s perfect for when you need to feel loved or want to relax and take in the beauty of the world around you. It will touch your heart and leave you feeling hopeful.
The Crazy Stupid Love soundtrack is full of great songs that will make you feel a range of emotions. There’s something for everyone on this album, so be sure to give it a listen.