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She & Him Cover the Smiths on (500) Days of Summer Soundtrack

She & Him Cover the Smiths on (500) Days of Summer Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's upcoming romantic film (500) Days of Summer (opening in limited release July 17) looks like an awesome lineup, and we've already checked out one of the songs, the Temper Trap's "Sweet Disposition," featured in the movie's trailer. Also included on the soundtrack is the Smiths' "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want," along with a cover of the song sung by Zooey Deschanel herself. Deschanel and M. Ward, as musical duo She & Him, give the tune an old-fashioned '50s feel, with Deschanel's plaintive voice telling us once more that if she gets what she wants, "Lord knows, it would be the first time."

I'm looking forward to hearing the entire soundtrack when it's released July 14, but for now it's fun to get a taste with She & Him. To check out the cover,

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Entertainment Entertainment 7 years
lislievanhouter — Yes, I know that. I was saying that the album includes both the Smiths singing their song "Please Let Me Get What I Want" as well as the version by She & Him. I'll change the wording for you.
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 7 years
I don't know why you have to call out and say "the Smiths' version of 'Please Let Me Get What I Want'" since it is their song.
nutrihuney nutrihuney 8 years
i thought this was the remake i heard yesterday while eating my sushi lunch but it isnt. I actually kinda like this.
kmckay kmckay 8 years
i could listen to her sing all day :) so unique & enchanting!
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
tellmemorex2 — It's scheduled to open in limited release on July 17. I'll add that to the post — thank you!
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I can't wait to see this movie, and the soundtrack looks like it has a lot of great songs!
tellmemorex2 tellmemorex2 8 years
I saw a poster for this when I went to the movies today. When is it coming out?
Allyace Allyace 8 years
I love it when Zooey sings.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
I really enjoy their album- a couple of really good tracks-
Mariana48 Mariana48 8 years
uhm i like the smiths version much much better, but its not that bad...
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Ooh, I like it!
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