Music from and Inspired by Desperate Housewives

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Music from and Inspired by Desperate Housewives
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released September 25, 2005
Genre Pop, country
Length 52:26
Label Hollywood
Producer Bonnie Greenberg, Christopher Thorn, David Lyndon Huff, Dan Huff, Emilio Estefan, Eric Bradley Smith, Jamie Houston, Jann Arden, John Alagia, K.D. Lang, Lawerance P. Dermer, Macy Gray, Marc Cherry, Mark Goodman, Martina McBride, Matt Evans, Matt Serletic, Mitchell Leib, Peter Collins, Robert John "Mutt" Lang, Russell Broom, Sabrina Wind, Sara Evans, Teddy Borowiecki
Singles from Music from and Inspired by Desperate Housewives
  1. "Shoes"
    Released: August 29, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Music from and Inspired by Desperate Housewives is the soundtrack to the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. It was released alongside the series in 2005 by Hollywood Records and distributed by Universal Music. As the album title implies, much of the music on the album was inspired by the series and is not actually heard in the series. None of the songs had been used in the series at the time the album was released, however songs marked with an asterisks (*) have since been included. The remainder of the album is original dialogue excerpts from the series.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Performance Artist(s) Length
1. "Mary Alice"     Mary Alice Young 0:48
2. "God Bless the American Housewife"   Jann Arden Richards & Russell Broom SHeDAISY 3:43
3. "Edie"     Edie Britt 0:04
4. "Shoes"   Joie Scott, Kim Tribble, Robert John "Mutt" Lang, Twain, Tammy Hyler Shania Twain 3:55
5. "Band of Gold"   Edythe Wayne & Ronald Dunbar Anna Nalick 3:11
6. "Lynette"     Lynette Scavo 0:13
7. "Mother's Little Helper"   Keith Richards & Mick Jagger Liz Phair 3:02
8. "Mrs. Robinson"   Paul Simon Indigo Girls 3:46
9. "Harper Valley PTA"   Tom T. Hall Martina McBride 3:26
10. "Bree"     Bree Van de Kamp 0:06
11. "We're Running Out of Time"   Tena Rix Clark & Tim Heintz LeAnn Rimes 4:07
12. "Treat Me Right (I'm Yours for Life)"   Diane Warren Joss Stone 4:01
13. "One's on the Way"   Shel Silverstein Sara Evans 3:22
14. "Gabrielle"     Gabrielle Solis 0:04
15. "Boom Boom"   Boots Ottestad & Jeff Cohen Macy Gray 2:40
16. "Young Hearts Run Free"   David B. Crawford Gloria Estefan 3:45
17. "Susan"     Susan Mayer 0:06
18. "Damsel in Distress"   Jamie O'Neal, Jimmy Murphy, Pat Murphy Idina Menzel 3:08
19. "Dream of the Everyday Housewive"   Chris Gantry k.d. lang 3:53
20. "Mary Alice"     Mary Alice Young 0:12
21. "Desperate Housewives Theme"   Elfman Danny Elfman 0:39
22. "Wisteria Lane†"     Marc Cherry 1:24
Total length:

†Hidden Bonus Track sung by the series creator, technically part of track 21.


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