The Crossing Book Soundtrack

Soundtrack to The Crossing

Every novel needs a good soundtrack (especially if it’s going to be made into a movie someday). Michael Doane’s The Crossing is no different. Enjoy the soundtrack to the book below via YouTube or Spotify and share the songs you think would make the playlists better.

The Playlist

  1. “Better (For Esther)” by Wye Oak
  2. “Love Come Back” by City and Colour
  3. “Sleeping Lessons” by The Shins
  4. “Strange Desire” by The Black Keys
  5. “Colorado Bound” by Townes Van Zandt
  6. “To Ramona” by Bob Dylan
  7. “If I Go, I’m Goin” by Gregory Alan Isakov
  8. “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young
  9. “Say Yes” by Elliott Smith
  10. “Please Read the Letter” by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
  11. “Fiction” by The xx
  12. “Que Sera” by Wax Tailor
  13. “Sleeping Sickness” by City and Colour
  14. “Apocalypse Dreams” by Tame Impala
  15. “Each Coming Night” by Iron & Wine
  16. “Stay Alive” by José González
  17. “Paul’s Song” by M. Ward
  18. “Mt. St. Helens” by Mirah
  19. “Astral Weeks” by Van Morrison
  20. “#9 Dream” by John Lennon

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The Story Behind the Soundtrack

Many of these songs are either mentioned in The Crossing, inspired the narrative or characters in some way, or just felt right for a particular setting or scene. This is certainly not a definitive list. Please share the songs you think fit perfectly with the novel so we can grow this soundtrack together.

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