The 5 Best Songs From the Napoleon Dynamite Soundtrack

The 5 Best Songs From the Napoleon Dynamite Soundtrack

The Napoleon Dynamite Soundtrack is one of the most eclectic soundtracks ever put together. It's a mix of '80s pop, hip-hop, and rock that perfectly encapsulates the feel of the movie. If you're looking for a good soundtrack to get in the mood, look no further than Napoleon Dynamite. In this blog post, we'll take a look at the 5 best songs from the Napoleon Dynamite soundtrack.


1. "Canned Heat" by Jamiroquai

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"Canned Heat" by Jamiroquai is the perfect song to get you in the dancing mood. It's funky, it's upbeat, and it will make you want to dance. Napoleon himself would approve.

Napoleon Dynamite dance scene vote for pedro

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2. "We're Going to be Friends" by The White Stripes

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"We're Going to Be Friends" by The White Stripes is a more mellow song, but it's still a great one to listen to. It has a catchy melody and lyrics that perfectly capture the feel of Napoleon Dynamite. It really is the perfect song for a credit roll intro.

Napoleon Dynamite I can tell that we are gonna be friends


3. "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper

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"Time After Time" is the perfect song for when you're feeling nostalgic. It's a beautiful, slow-paced song that will make you think of all the good times you've had in your life.

Napoleon Dynamite time after time


4. "Forever Young" by Alphaville

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"Forever Young" is the perfect song for when you're feeling hopeful. It's a beautiful, uplifting song that will make you feel like anything is possible.

Napoleon Dynamite forever young


5. "The Promise" by When In Rome

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"The Promise" is the perfect song for when you're in love. It's a beautiful, romantic song that will make you feel like the world is yours.

Napoleon Dynamite when in rome the promise


What makes Napoleon Dynamite's soundtrack extra special? John Swihart.

John Swihart is Napoleon Dynamite's composer. He was able to create such an amazing and timeless soundtrack because he used Napoleon's cassette tapes as inspiration.

"I started with Napoleon's mixtapes as my template," says Swihart in an interview with AV Club. "I wanted the movie to have this feeling that Napoleon had made the soundtrack himself." And that's exactly what he did. He created a soundtrack that feels like it was made by Napoleon himself. It's quirky, eclectic, and perfect for the cult classic film.

What's your favorite song from the Napoleon Dynamite soundtrack? Let us know in the comments!

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