Music of Friends

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This is a discography of music related to the American sitcom Friends.

Albums[edit]

Friends Original TV Soundtrack[edit]

Friends Original TV Soundtrack
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released October 1995
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock
Length 49:35
Label WEA
Various artists chronology
Friends Original TV Soundtrack
(1995)
Friends Again
(1999)Friends Again1999

Was an album released by WEA in 1995 featuring songs from the TV sitcom Friends. The songs were not originals written for the series but rather were tracks either used directly in the show or "inspired" by the show. The album also featured small samples of spoken dialogue from the show's first season.

Artist Title The episode of the series "Friends"
1 The Rembrandts I'll Be There for You The main theme of the series (TV Version)
2 Hootie & The Blowfish I Go Blind The 5th episode of the 2nd season
The first song of the concert, where Monica, Ross and Chandler walked three.
3 Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
He is playing at a party at Joey and Chandler when Rachel realizes that both her parents are here.
4 Lou Reed You'll Know You Were Loved The 16th episode of the 2nd season
Joey and Chandler at a party at the guy from the TV series "Days of Our Lives."
5 K.D. Lang Sexuality The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Playing at a party at Monica's, when Ross pours whiskey for the father of Rachel.
6 Barenaked Ladies Shoe Box The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Ross tries to take his father's conversation, Rachel, until she was on the second party.
7 R.E.M. It's A Free World Baby The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Three of the guests are asked to Phoebe secretly bring them to the party.
8 Paul Westerberg Sunshine The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Ross goes for the whiskey for Rachel's father
9 The Pretenders Angel of the Morning The 6th episode of 2nd season
Stephanie sings this song in the cafe.
10 Grant Lee Buffalo In My Room The 8th episode of the 2nd season
The second song on the radio.
11 Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Rachel is torn between his father and mother and listens to their complaints against each other.
12 Paul Westerberg Stain Yer Blood The 22nd episode of the 2nd season
Joe appears with a volleyball ball.
13 The Rembrandts I'll Be There for You The main theme of the series (full version)

Friends Again[edit]

Friends Again
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released November 23, 1999
Recorded Various
Genre Soundtrack
Label Reprise/WEA
Various artists chronology
Friends Original TV Soundtrack
(1995)Friends Original TV Soundtrack1995
Friends Again
(1999)
Friends The One with All the Party Music
(2004)Friends The One with All the Party Music2004

Friends Again is a 1999 soundtrack album. It is the second Friends soundtrack, released after Friends Original TV Soundtrack (1995).

Artist Title The episode of the series "Friends"
1 Introduction
2 Smash Mouth Every Word Means No 7th episode of the 5th season.
Sounds at Danny's party.
10th episode of the 6th season.
Ross and Monica try to attract the attention of the operator.
3 Semisonic Delicious 19th episode of the 6th season.
Ross dances with Elizabeth on MTV.
4 Loreta Trouble with Boys 10th episode of the 6th season.
Monica and Ross dance their crown dance.
5 Robbie Williams I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing 10th episode of the 6th season.
The dancing girl does not let Joe into the toilet.
6 Lisa Loeb Summer
7 Deckard What Reason The 12th episode of the 9th season.
Monica and Rachel discuss old friends, and then Rachel opens the box with "shoes."
8 Penelope Houston & Billie Joe Armstrong Angel and the Jerk 15th episode of the 5th season.
Sounds at Howard's party, where Ross and Phoebe come.
9 8stops7 Question Everything
10 Phoebe Buffay & The Hairballs feat. The Pretenders Smelly Cat Medley
11 Duncan Sheik View from the Other Side 16th episode of the 6th season.
Rachel gets drunk in Joe's apartment.
12 Waltons Waltons Beats the Hell out of Me
13 Thor-El Friends 'Til The End (I'll Be There For You)
  • Chart position: not charted (U.S.)
  • RIAA Certification:
  • Worldwide sales: 0.5 million
  • Singles: "Question Everything"

Friends The One with All the Party Music[edit]

Friends The One with All the Party Music
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released 2004
Recorded Various
Genre Soundtrack
Label Reprise/WEA
Various artists chronology
Friends Again
(1999)Friends Again1999
Friends The One with All the Party Music
(2004)
Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack
(2005)Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack2005

Friends The One with All the Party Music is a 2004 soundtrack EP and was marketed as a 6-track CD sampler. It is the third Friends soundtrack, released after Friends Again (1999).[1]

Artist Title The episode of the series "Friends"
1 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones The Impression That I Get The 16th episode of the 4th season.
When Phoebe asks Jo, what made his sandwich.
2 The Miracles Love Machine 22nd episode of the 6th season.
Paul croons, looking at himself in the mirror.
3 Peaches & Herb Shake Your Groove Thing
4 Barenaked Ladies Shoe Box 22nd episode of the 2nd season.
Ross tries to take Rachel's father in conversation while she's at the second party.
5 The Lemonheads Into Your Arms 10th episode of the 1st season.
At the party, Chandler takes pictures with Janice, and Phoebe says goodbye to the scientist.
6 The Rembrandts I'll Be There for You The main theme in the series
  • Chart position: not charted (U.S.)

Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack[edit]

Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released 2005
Recorded Various
Genre Soundtrack
Label Reprise/WEA
Various artists chronology
Friends The One with All the Party Music
(2004)Friends The One with All the Party Music2004
Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack
(2005)

Friends: The Ultimate Soundtrack is a 2005 soundtrack album. It is the last Friends soundtrack, containing best hits and some new unreleased tracks from the show.

CD 1:

  1. The Rembrandts - "I'll Be There for You"
  2. Cake - Never There
  3. Semisonic - Closing Time
  4. Loreta - Trouble With Boys
  5. Soft Cell - Tainted Love
  6. Santana & Matchbox Twenty - "Smooth"
  7. Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
  8. Toad The Wet Sprocket - Good Intentions
  9. The Police - Don't Stand So Close to Me
  10. America - A Horse with No Name
  11. Paul Westerberg - Stain Yer Blood
  12. Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  13. k.d. lang - Sexuality
  14. Hoobastank - The Reason
  15. Nelly - Ride with Me
  16. Sylvester - You Make Me Feel
  17. Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

CD 2:

  1. R.E.M. - Shiny Happy People
  2. Barenaked Ladies - Shoe Box
  3. Lipps Inc. - Funky Town
  4. Interpol - Untitled
  5. Eric Carmen - All By Myself
  6. After The Fire - Der Kommissar
  7. 8Stops7 - Question Everything
  8. Madonna - Take a Bow
  9. Cornershop - Brimful Of Asha
  10. Eve & Gwen Stefani - Let Me Blow Your Mind
  11. Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
  12. The Zombies - Time of the Season
  13. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Big Time Operator
  14. The Clash - London Calling
  15. Alicia Keys - Fallin'
  16. U2 - With or Without You
  17. Phoebe Buffay - Smelly Cat Medley

Singles[edit]

Year Song Artist Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US Mainstream Rock US Adult Contemporary US Adult Recurrents UK Singles Chart
(originally 1970) Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell 67 - - - 11 Friends
1995 I'll Be There for You The Rembrandts 17 1 1 - 3
Good Intentions Toad the Wet Sprocket - 19 19 - -
1996 I Go Blind Hootie & the Blowfish - 17 22 3 -
1997 I'll Be There for You (re-release) The Rembrandts - - - - 5
1999 Smelly Cat (promo only) Phoebe Buffay - - - - - Friends Again

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friends The One with All the Party Music, CD booklet 2004