The True Romance soundtrack is one of the most iconic and well-loved soundtracks. The movie itself is a cult classic, and the soundtrack has become almost as famous as the film. Featuring a mix of classic rock, hip hop, and traditional Italian music, the True Romance soundtrack is a unique and unforgettable collection of songs.
12. Two Hearts by Chris Isaak (1993)
Two Hearts is a beautiful ballad from Chris Isaak’s 1993 album San Francisco Days. The song was featured in the film True Romance, and it’s one of the most memorable tracks from the movie. It is about lost love and longing, and it’s a perfect fit for the film. The lyrics describe the feeling of being in love and losing it, which many of the characters in the movie can relate to. If you’re a fan of the film, you need to check out this song.
11. Amid the Chaos of the Day by Hans Zimmer (2017)
This song is ranked eleventh on the list of songs from the True Romance soundtrack. It is a beautiful, classical piece composed by Hans Zimmer, who contributed to the 2017 film True Romance. It is a re-imagining of the original 1993 film’s score. The song has a calming, serene vibe that makes it perfect for when you need to relax or wind down. The song describes the day’s chaos and how amid all of the craziness, there is still beauty to be found. This song is a must-listen for fans of Hans Zimmer or the True Romance soundtrack.
10. Outshined by Soundgarden (1991)
Outshined is a song by American rock band Soundgarden, released on September 24, 1991, as the fourth single from their second studio album Badmotorfinger (1991). The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, number nine on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, and number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The lyrics describe singer Chris Cornell’s frustrations with his success and celebrity. The song is one of Soundgarden’s most popular and was a breakout hit from the album Badmotorfinger.
9. (Love Is) The Tender Trap by Robert Palmer (1992)
Love Is The Tender Trap is a song by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen for the 1955 film The Tender Trap. Sinatra in the movie was initially performed. The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1955. Robert Palmer’s song’s cover was released in 1992 as a single from his album Ridin’ High. The song was a hit, reaching the top 40 in the UK and Ireland. The song describes the feeling of being “caught” in love.
8. Viens Mallika Sous Le Dome Edais from Lakmé by Léo Delibes (1883)
This song is from the opera Lakmé by Léo Delibes. It is sung by Mallika, who is trying to seduce the character Lakmé. The lyrics are in French, but they are lovely. This song is sensual and exotic, and it perfectly sets the mood for the film. The lyrics talk about how Mallika will make Lakmé fall in love with her, and she will be his one true love. They talk about how their love will be so strong that it will last through eternity.
7. I Need a Heart to Come Home To by Shelby Lynne (1993)
I Need a Heart to Come Home To is a song by Shelby Lynne from the 1993 album True Romance. The song is a beautiful, classical ballad with heartfelt lyrics. The song is about longing for someone to come home to, and it’s one of the standouts on the True Romance soundtrack. The lyrics talk about how “without a heart to come home to, life ain’t worth living.” This is a lovely song, and it’s one of the best on the album.
6. Stars at Dawn by Hans Zimmer (1993)
Stars at Dawn is a beautiful classical piece composed by Hans Zimmer for the 1993 film True Romance. It plays during the film’s opening credits and sets the romantic, dreamlike tone for the rest of the movie. This song is gorgeous, and Zimmer’s composition is perfect for the film. It’s one of those rare pieces of music that can transport you to another place and time, and it’s ideal for fans of the film.
5. I Want Your Body by Nymphomania (1993)
“I Want Your Body” is a song by Nymphomania, appearing on the soundtrack to the film True Romance. The song is a cover of the 1980 hit by Sarah Dash. Nymphomania is a female-fronted classical music trio consisting of Natalia Paruz (piano, vocals), Katya 24601 (violin, vocals), and Irina Ivanova (cello, vocals). The song was used in the film’s opening montage, in which Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) is seen buying flowers and then going to work at a comic book store. The song is featured on the soundtrack album True Romance, released by Sony Music on September 10, 1993.
4. Wounded Bird by Charles & Eddie (1993)
This heart-wrenching ballad by Charles & Eddie plays over the tragic scene where Alabama (Patricia Arquette) is killed. Wounded Bird is the perfect song to sum up, the film’s themes of love and loss. The song peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. It’s one of the most memorable songs from The True Romance soundtrack.
3. In Dreams by John Waite (1993)
In Dreams is a song by English musician John Waite, released in 1984 as the lead single from his second studio album, No Brakes. The song peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and remained Waite’s highest-charting single to date. The music was used in Vision Quest (1985) and True Romance (1993) films. In Dreams is a haunting and passionate ballad that perfectly captures the feeling of longing for someone who is out of reach. The song’s popularity was likely boosted by its appearances in the films Vision Quest and True Romance, which feature characters who are pining for lost loves.
2. Graceland by Charlie Sexton (1993)
Written and performed by Charlie Sexton, “Graceland” is a haunting ballad that features some of the most beautiful guitar work in the entire film. It’s a shame that the song is only used in the opening credits because it’s one of the best pieces of music in the whole movie.
1. You’re So Cool by Hans Zimmer (1993)
You’re So Cool is the central theme of the film True Romance, written by Hans Zimmer. The song is an instrumental piece featuring electric guitar and strings. The song has been described as “an ethereal, almost otherworldly piece that perfectly fits the film’s dreamlike quality.” It has been praised for its ability to evoke both the film’s romantic and violent elements.