'Vampire Diaries' soundtrack to feature exclusive tracks from Smashing Pumpkins, Gorillaz, and more

vampire-diariesImage Credit: Andrew Eccles / The CW Things vampires apparently like: Blood, living forever, insouciant neck scarves, indie rock.

Following well-received alt-centric accompaniments for True Blood and the Twilight franchise, the CW’s Vampire Diaries jumps into the musical fray on October 12 with Original Television Soundtrack: The Vampire Diaries.

The first VD release will feature past-season featured songs “Sleep Alone” by Bat for Lashes (also a Twilight: Eclipse alumni) and Kate Bush cover “Running Up That Hill” by arch Brit-rock outfit Placebo, as well as exclusive tracks from the Smashing Pumpkins, Gorillaz, Goldfrapp, Silversun Pickups, A Fine Frenzy, Sky Ferreira, and more.

Find the full tracklisting after the jump:
1. “Stefan’s Theme” – Mike Suby
2. “Running Up That Hill” – Placebo
3. “Currency of Love” – Silversun Pickups
4. “Hammock” – Howls
5. “Sleep Alone (909s in the DarkTimes Mix)” – Bat for Lashes
6. “Bloodstream (Vampire Diaries Remix)” – Stateless
7. “We Radiate” – Goldfrapp
8. “Obsession” – Sky Ferreira
9. “Head Over Heels” – Digital Daggers
10. “Down” – Jason Walker
11. “Beauty of the Dark” – Mads Langer
12. “Cut” – Plumb
13. “All You Wanted” – Sounds Under Radio featuring Alison Sudol of A Fine Frenzy
14. “The Fellowship” – Smashing Pumpkins
15. “On Melancholy Hill (Feed Me Remix)” – Gorillaz
16. “1864 – Mike Suby

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Comments (8 total) Add your comment
  • Heather

    New Silversun Pickups track? LOVE.

  • Tiff in the OK

    can’t believe they didn’t include the cover of Enjoy the Silence that Damon and Vicky were dancing too! I was looking forward to that being on here!

  • PixxieTrixxie

    It seriously makes my heart jump a little whenever I hear a Gorillaz tune being played anywhere other than in my CD player. They need to be used for more soundtracks.

  • sarajohnson

    Real excited for the Gorillaz and Sky Ferrerira SONGS

  • Nicole

    No Matt Nathenson that sucks! I love the scene where his song comes on.

  • Casey from NH

    @Heather: It’s a great track, but it’s not new – Currency of Love was a B-Side that was released limitedly from Swoon. But any soundtrack that has the Smashing Pumpkins and Silversun Pickups is probably a decent soundtrack – regardless of how crappy the show is.

  • iyannah

    luv the show and music

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