Ghost World

Release date
14 Aug 2001
Running length
20 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Mohammed Rafi - Jaan Pehechaan Ho 5:28 15,181
2 Vanilla, Jade, and Ebony - Graduation Rap 0:32 410
3 Skip James - Devil Got My Woman 6:15 99,840
4 Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks - I Must Have It 2:59 3,072
5 Lionel Belasco - Miranda 3:01 4,963
6 Blueshammer - Pickin' Cotton Blues 3:35 2,574
7 Mr. Freddie - Let's Go Riding 2:55 4,648
8 Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks - Georgia on My Mind 3:11 2,711
9 Lionel Belasco - Las Palmas De Maracaibo 3:15 2,859
10 Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks - Clarice 3:29 2,647
11 Craig Ventresco - Scalding Hot Coffee Rag 3:02 4,190
12 Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks - You're Just My Type 2:33 2,648
13 Lionel Belasco - Venezuela 3:11 4,132
14 Joe Calicott - Fare Thee Well Blues 3:10 4,839
15 Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley - C. C. & O. Blues 3:04 610
16 McGee Bros. - C-h-i-c-k-e-n Spells Chicken 2:59 3,130
17 Robert Wilkins - That's No Way to Get Along 2:55 9,827
18 Dallas String Band - So Tired 3:20 3,699
19 Little Hat Jones - Bye Bye Baby Blues 3:07 5,083
20 David Kitay - Theme from Ghost World 3:58 4,125

About this album

The score to Ghost World is composed by orchestrator and arranger David Kitay. An excerpt of his work for the film is heard on the last track of the soundtrack album.

Music in the film includes the dance number, Jaan Pehechaan Ho by Mohammed Rafi and Devil Got My Woman by Skip James, as well as Pickin’ Cotton Blues by the bar band, Blueshammer.

There are songs by other artists mentioned in the film, including Lionel Belasco, which are reflective of the character Seymour, and of director Terry Zwigoff himself, who is a collector of 78 RPM records, as portrayed by Seymour. Other tracks are by Vince Giordano, a musician who specializes in meticulous recreations of songs from old 78 RPM records.

Referenced in the film is R. Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders, a band that Zwigoff played in. Enid asks Seymour about the band’s second album, Chasin’ Rainbows, and Seymour replies, “Nah, that one’s not so great.”

There is one track missing on the soundtrack, [track artist=The Buzzcocks]What Do I Get
by The Buzzcocks. It can be heard when Enid dresses up like a punk. Also missing is the song A Smile and a Ribbon by Patience and Prudence. In addition, the majority of David Kitay’s score is missing.

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  • bradmatic

    This soundtrack needs a sequel. MORE.

    7 May 2013 Reply
  • Maulostcontrol

    BEST FILM eVeR!!!!! [5]

    23 Apr 2012 Reply
  • TheNarratorX

    I want my own personal Seymour. Steve Buscemi is love.

    25 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Mary_Phoenix

    ♥ i'm in love with seymour. haha

    29 Dec 2010 Reply
  • ceeatonement


    12 Oct 2010 Reply
  • MarcyStooge

    LOVE this movie! ....Why is "What Do I Get" by the Buzzcocks missing???

    9 Sep 2010 Reply
  • znikacz

    Devil Got My Woman

    19 Jul 2010 Reply
  • noiresque

    I am totally in love with Steve Buscemi as Seymour.

    6 May 2010 Reply
  • popstarthongboy


    16 Jun 2009 Reply
  • MurderCapital

    Why they are included? Cause they are in the fucking movie, simple as that...

    5 Aug 2008 Reply
  • cameraclub

    interesting insight... i don't think i ever thought of it like that, but it makes complete sense!

    17 Apr 2007 Reply
  • FofR

    I think it's the theme of the movie. This hidden greatness smothered by some modern crap... so some of this needs inclusion ;)

    2 Sep 2006 Reply
  • Rubybeck

    This is a great album with only 2 exceptions. Why did Zwigoff choose to include Graduation Rap and Pickin' Cotton Blues?? The later really ruins the mood for me...

    3 Apr 2006 Reply

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