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The following are presented in the approximate order of the events of the novel. Often, it wasn’t even the lyrics that struck me—it was the feel of the song. This playlist is entirely European with nearly half of the selections written and performed by French musicians, although several are sung in English (as is common in French rock).

To learn why I made these selections, please visit my spoilers page.

(1) Besoin De Rien — The Hellboys, French

(2) I've Just Seen A Face — Jim Sturgess, English

(3) Le temps presse — Les Shades, French

(4) Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur — Sigur Rós, Iceland

(5) Violet Hill — Coldplay, English

(6) Mister Driver — Plasticines, French

(7) Le prix à payer — Les Shades, French

(8) Bangers & Mash — Radiohead, English

(9) Burn It Down — The Hellboys, French

(10) Like A Friend — Pulp, English

(11) Backdrifts (Honeymoon Is Over) — Radiohead, English

(12) Say It To Me Now — Glen Hansard, Irish

(13) Love Like a Sunset, Pt. I — Phoenix, French

(14) Love Like a Sunset, Pt. II — Phoenix, French

(15) Just Like Honey — The Jesus and Mary Chain, Scottish

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