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TV Jukebox Finale Edition! 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'How I Met Your Mother,' 'The Office,' more music-on-TV moments

What a long, strange trip it’s been this season, Jukeboxers. After this week’s column, we shut down for the summer and welcome the onslaught of depressingly music-free reality TV. But first! We’ve got a spate of “show tunes” playing through makeups, break-ups, big reveals, and tearful goodbyes.

So, if you’ve been wondering “What’s that song?” while watching your favorite shows, we’re here to tell you. Check out our picks and the Spotify playlist below. (Warning for those still catching up on DVR: SPOILERS ahead!) READ FULL STORY

TV Jukebox: 'Happy Endings,' 'Glee,' 'The Mentalist,' and more music-on-TV moments

Longing looks, flashy performances, relationships that went to the next level, and the story of a man who really should have worn a cup to the tennis courts. All of these were told through music this past week. So, if you’ve been wondering “What’s that song?” while watching your favorite shows, we’re here to tell you. Check out our picks and the Spotify playlist below. (Warning for those still catching up on DVR: SPOILERS ahead!) READ FULL STORY

'Before Midnight': Listen to the full soundtrack for the upcoming Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy movie here -- EXCLUSIVE

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Before Midnight, out May 24, will finally show the culmination of the years-long attraction between Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) that started with 1995’s Before Sunrise and famously only teased an answer in 2004’s Before Sunset.

The film’s 14-song soundtrack by composer Graham Reynolds, who previously worked with director Richard Linklater on Bernie and A Scanner Darkly, is also the first score for the franchise, and features songs by Haris Alexiou and Nikos Kalogeropoulos.

The result is a mix of piano, upright bass, acoustic guitar, and vibraphone — and the resulting sounds are alternately familiar and adventurous, and often both.

The Before Midnight soundtrack will be available on May 21 through iTunes, but you can stream it in its entirety exclusively below:

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TV Jukebox: 'Nashville,' 'Hemlock Grove,' 'The Americans,' and more music-on-TV moments

Apologies for the brief disruption last week, Jukeboxers, but I return bearing the gift of a double-stuffed column full of babymakers, creepy creepers, club jams, and retro classics. So, if you’ve been wondering “What’s that song?” while watching your favorite shows, we’re here to tell you. Check out our picks and the Spotify playlist below. (Warning for those still catching up on DVR: SPOILERS ahead!) READ FULL STORY

NPR is streaming the 'Gatsby' soundtrack: What's worth talking about

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Stop whatever you are doing and listen to The Great Gatsby soundtrack, which is streaming in full over at NPR days before its May 7 release. The album arrives pre-buzzed, thanks to behind-the-scenes work from Jay-Z and a series of tracks from a series of high-wattage artists such as Florence + The Machine, Beyoncé, Fergie, and Jack White.

What results is very good (Lana) and very bad (Florence) and very, very interesting, as is the nature of projects that overflow with talented people all working at once. Also: very period. If you didn’t know the movie is set almost 100 years ago, the soundtrack shouts it out at you, all honking brass and a preference for tempos that slide up the scale like liquor, getting hot just as they hit the chorus. It’s Baz Luhrmann’s costume party-version of the ’20s. But it’s fun! Also sad! (People have a way of dying in Gatsby.) Talking points from the 14-track soundtrack:

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Hear Emeli Sande and Bryan Ferry's Gatsby-fied redo of 'Crazy in Love'

She’s no Beyoncé, but she does have her own accent aigu in her arsenal.

As previous tracklists and snippets have suggested, Emeli Sandé teams up with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra to cover Queen B’s “Crazy in Love” for the getting-more-bonkers-by-the-day Great Gatsby soundtrack. And now that the full song has hit the web, you no longer have to guess at how old-timey it sounds.

Speaking of which, how are we to reconcile the lyric “Got me hoping you’ll page me right now” with the Great Gatsby‘s 1920s setting? Maybe by telegram? Or are we overthinking this?

Yes, yes we are. Allow us to shut up while you listen to Sandé and Ferry take on “Crazy in Love”:

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'Glee': Listen to three songs from this week's Stevie Wonder tribute -- EXCLUSIVE

This week, Glee pays homage to music legend Stevie Wonder in an episode appropriately titled “Wonder-ful.”

EW is exclusively premiering three(!) tracks from this week’s episode, including a cover by returning guest star Kate Hudson of Wonder’s “Uptight (Everything Alright).”Listen below, Gleeks:

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Hear Kris Kristofferson's song 'How Many Days' for the Stephen King/T Bone Burnett/ John Mellencamp 'Ghost Brothers' project -- EXCLUSIVE

What happens when Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett get together, and then rope in a whole crew of their famous musician friends? A supernatural Southern gothic musical called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, naturally.

The album, due June 4, is stuffed with luminaries — Elvis Costello, Neko Case, Sheryl Crow, and Roseanne Cash all make appearances — but the Kristofferson contribution “How Many Days” is a clear highlight, and you can hear it exclusively here:

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Lana Del Rey's 'The Great Gatsby' contribution 'Young and Beautiful': Hear it here!

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Remember a year ago, when the Internet couldn’t shut up Lana Del Rey’s debut, Born to Die? The lovers and haters may never reconcile, but she’s still out there feeding the music-blog machine.

Case in point: This morning, Del Rey pulled back the curtain on “Young and Beautiful,” her contribution to the Jay-Z curate soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby (which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and a general lack of tasteful restraint).

“Young and Beautiful” has appeared in ads for the film, which makes sense because like seemingly all of Lana Del Rey’s catalog, it’s a sweeping epic about being young forever and going to parties. It asks a question at the center of Luhrmann’s film: “Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful?”

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TV Jukebox: 'Awkward.,' 'Mad Men,' 'Game of Thrones,' and more music-on-TV moments

Break-ups, breakdowns, and… Britney? As finales continue, this week’s Jukebox has them all. So, if you’ve been wondering “What’s that song?” while watching your favorite shows, we’re here to tell you. Check out our picks and the Spotify playlist below. (Warning for those still catching up on DVR: SPOILERS ahead!) READ FULL STORY

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