Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men

Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men is a soundtrack album of television series Mad Men, released in 2015[1] by Republic Records[2] in partnership with Lions Gate Entertainment.[3]

Retrospective: the Music of Mad Men
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedOctober 13, 2015 (2015-10-13)
LabelRepublic Records
ProducerMatthew Weiner


Each track on this album was featured in one or more episodes of the series. Along with songs popular in the 1960s,[4] the album also features a song by The Decemberists, three songs performed by cast members (Christina Hendricks, Jessica Paré, and Robert Morse), two suites by Mad Men composer David Carbonara,[5] and the main theme music by RJD2.[6]

Track listEdit

1."A Beautiful Mine" (RJD2)RJD2all episodes (opening theme)3:25
2."Band of Gold" (Don Cherry and Ray Conniff & His Orchestra)Jack Taylor, Robert Musel101 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"2:34
3."On the Street Where You Live" (Vic Damone)Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe101 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"2:42
4."My Special Angel" (Bobby Helms)Jimmy Duncan109 "Shoot"2:57
5."Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (Bob Dylan)Bob Dylan113 "The Wheel"3:37
6."The Infanta" (The Decemberists)Colin Meloy206 "Maidenform"5:07
7."Early in the Morning" (Peter, Paul and Mary)Paul Stookey208 "A Night to Remember"1:35
8."C'est Magnifique" (Christina Hendricks)Cole Porter303 "My Old Kentucky Home"2:33
9."The End of the World" (Skeeter Davis)Arthur Kent, Sylvia Dee312 "The Grown-Ups"2:36
10."Shahdaroba" (Roy Orbison)Cindy Walker313 "Shut the Door. Have a Seat."2:38
11."Score Suite 1" (David Carbonara)David Carbonara106 "Babylon"4:12
12."Zou Bisou Bisou" (Jessica Paré)Bill Shepherd, Alan Tew, Michel Rivgauche501 "A Little Kiss"2:17
13."I Just Wasn't Made for These Times" (The Beach Boys)Brian Wilson, Tony Asher506 "Far Away Places"3:09
14."I Should Not Be Seeing You" (Connie Conway)Sterling Davis, Paul Humlie506 "Far Away Places"2:52
15."You Only Live Twice" (Nancy Sinatra)Leslie Bricusse, John Barry513 "The Phantom"2:45
16."Piece of My Heart" (Big Brother and the Holding Company)Jerry Ragovoy, Bert Berns610 "A Tale of Two Cities"4:14
17."Both Sides, Now" (Judy Collins)Joni Mitchell613 "In Care Of"3:13
18."I'm a Man" (The Spencer Davis Group)Steve Winwood, Jimmy Miller701 "Time Zones"2:56
19."This Will Be Our Year" (The Zombies)Chris White702 "A Day's Work"2:06
20."My Way" (Frank Sinatra)Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Paul Anka706 "The Strategy"4:34
21."The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Robert Morse)Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson707 "Waterloo"1:35
22."The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (Roberta Flack)Ewan MacColl710 "The Forecast"5:19
23."Score Suite 2" (David Carbonara)David Carbonara714 "Person to Person"4:29
24."I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)" (The New Seekers)Bill Backer, Billy Davis, Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway714 "Person to Person"2:23
Total length:75:58


  1. ^ "Retrospective: The Music of 'Mad Men' Soundtrack Announced - Film Music Reporter".
  2. ^ "Republic Records Releases 'Retrospective: The Music Of Mad Men' Album".
  3. ^ "'Mad Men' Remembered with 'Retrospective' Soundtrack".
  4. ^ "Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Janis Joplin Featured on New "Mad Men" Retrospective Soundtrack". 93.3 The Drive.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Mad Men Lives on With New Compilation, Retrospective: The Music of MAD MEN". ARTISTdirect.
  6. ^ "Retrospective: The Music of Mad Men".

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