The late 2000’s were peppered with movie soundtracks that emo kids everywhere fell in love with. There was the Jennifer’s Body soundtrack that spawned one of Panic! At The Disco‘s most beloved songs ‘New Perspective’, All Time Low‘s ‘Toxic Valentine’ and Hayley Williams acoustic number ‘Teenagers’. There was also the formative Twilight soundtrack, that introduced young teens to Death Cab for Cutie and Paramore.
However, there is one soundtrack that fell under the radar a bit, that I sincerely believes deserves more almost. That is Almost Alice, a soundtrack accompaniment to Tim Burton’s 2010 adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
Almost Alice boasts an outstanding list of contributors, take a look at the tracklist:
1. “Alice (Underground)” performed by Avril Lavigne
2. “The Poison” performed by The All-American Rejects
3. “The Technicolor Phase” performed by Owl City
4. “Her Name Is Alice” performed by Shinedown
5. “Painting Flowers” performed by All Time Low
6. “Where’s My Angel” performed by Metro Station
7. “Strange” performed by Tokio Hotel and Kerli
8. “Follow Me Down” performed by 3OH!3 featuring Neon Hitch
9. “Very Good Advice” performed by Robert Smith
10. “In Transit” performed by Mark Hoppus with Pete Wentz
11. “Welcome to Mystery” performed by Plain White T’s
12. “Tea Party” performed by Kerli
13. “The Lobster Quadrille” performed by Franz Ferdinand
14. “Running Out of Time” performed by Motion City Soundtrack
15. “Fell Down a Hole” performed by Wolfmother
16. “White Rabbit” performed by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Check out these essential tracks.
Painting Flowers – All Time Low
This is All Time Low at their absolute finest. ‘Painting Flowers’ sounds like it could’ve been a Nothing Personal B-Side.
In Transit – Mark Hoppus and Pete Wentz
This is the closest we’ve ever come to a Fall Out Boy x Blink-182 collaboration and it’s simply gorgeous. It is understated and a perfect amalgamation of the two artists.
Very Good Advice – Robert Smith
This song featured in the 1951 animated Alice movie. This reimagined version by the Godfather of Goth is just a spooky as you’d expect it to be.