Joker soundtrack: every song featured in the new film

Songs from Frank Sinatra, Cream and Joy Division feature in the Batman prequel

Joaquin Phoenix in Joker (WB)

There are some pretty on-the-nose musical cues in Todd Phillips’ Joker, a Batman prequel starring Joaquin Phoenix as the caped crusader’s greatest nemesis.

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The film is set in Gotham City in the 1970s, and explores how the unstable Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) goes from part-time clown to full-time supervillain.

Songs like Frank Sinatra’s ‘Send In The Clowns’ and Tony Bennet’s ‘Put On A Happy Face’ – exactly the kind that you would expect to appear in a self-serious take on the origin of the character – are employed at various stages throughout the film. As are tone-setting tracks from Joy Division and The Doors.

Subscribe to our playlist featuring all of the songs in the film below, and check out a full list of the tracks.

Full Joker Tracklist

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  1. Frank Sinatra – Send IN The CLowns
  2. Jimmy Durante – Smile
  3. The Guess Who – Laughing
  4. Frank Sinatra – That’s Life
  5. Cream – White Room
  6. The Doors – People Are Strange
  7. Tony Bennett – Put On A  Happy Face
  8. Fred Astaire – Slap That Bass
  9. Nat King Cole – Smile
  10. Donovan – Hurdy Gurdy Man
  11. Patsy Cline & The Jordanairs – The Wayward Wind
  12. Pink Floyd – Brain Damage
  13. Joy Division – Atmosphere
  14. Liars – Left Speaker Blown
  15. Anja Garbarek – I Won’t Hurt You
  16. Bee Gees – I Started A Joke
  17. The Glitter Group – Rock And Roll Part 2