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The Holdovers Soundtrack (2023)

Songs:  31  | Scene descriptions: 30 timelines
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The soundtrack to The Holdovers music, a 2023 movie, tracklist, listen to all of the 31 full soundtrack songs, play 24 full OST music & 2 trailer tracks. View all song names, who sings them, stream 7 additional tune playlists, scores, and credits used in the movie. Read 30 scene descriptions with timelines.

Song credits - additional film music - songs that are not included in the official soundtrack list, but are playing in the movie.
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1. O little town of Bethlehem – Cast
Starting song / A group of students performs this song in class. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, ‘Emporer’: II. Adagio un poco Mosso – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Mario Galeani
[00:03’:00’’] Paul listens to music while working at his desk. When someone knocks on his door, he shouts that he is busy. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Arr. for Choir) – Wiener Sängerknaben & Peter Marschik
[00:30’:10’’] Before hanging out with Mary, Paul inspects the classrooms.   
4.playNo Matter What – Badfinger
[00:55’:00’’] Angus and Paul go to a restaurant after leaving the hospital.  
5.playHe’s a Chubby Little Fellow (with The Pinafores) – Gene Autry
[01:08’:10’’] Elise takes Angus to the basement and shows him the family traditions.  
6.playI Wish My Mom Would Marry Santa Claus (with Carl Cotner and His Orchestra) – Gene Autry
[01:10’:10’’] Angus and Elise paint with their fingers. She notices he is peering down her shirt. 
7. Serse: Aria: Ombra mai fu – Emmanuelle Haïm, John Nelson, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris & Stephanie Blythe
[02:03’:30’’] Paul packs his stuff and prepares to leave. Mary visits him and gives him a farewell gift.  
The Holdovers official OST album tracklist, original motion picture score.
Original release date: 10 November 2023
Label: Back Lot Music
Original music composed by Mark Orton
1.playSilver Joy – Damien Jurado
[00:01’:50’’] Danny shovels a path through the snow. 
[00:01’:50’’] The song repeats when the students and the teachers are having lunch at the school cafeteria. 
2. playVenus – Shocking Blue
[00:25’:25’’] Angus notices that someone stole his family photo.  
3.playTime Has Come Today – The Chambers Brothers
[00:04’:30’’] Angus packs his clothes into the suitcase. He also takes the family photo from the drawer.  
4. playCandlepin Bowling – Mark Orton
[01:38’:05’’] Paul and Angus go out together and play bowling.  
5. playPrimal Architecture – Mark Orton
6. playCrying, Laughing, Loving, Lying – Labi Siffre
[00:46’:30’’] At night, Angus steals the keys and spends time alone on campus. 
[02:09’:10’’] End credits song. 
7. playIn Memory of Elizabeth Reed – The Allman Brothers Band
[01:55’:10’’] The students exercise at the gym. After tasting the food, Mary complains that it contains too much paprika. 
8. playKnock Three Times – Tony Orlando & Dawn
[00:58’:00’’] Angus walks to the men’s room and places a dime into the arcade game machine. 
9. playWhen Winter Comes – Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
[01:13’:00’’] A guest starts to complain when Mary plays this song at the Christmas party.  
10. playDrive to Boston – Mark Orton
[01:23’:35’’] Angus and Mary ride in the car with Paul.  
11. playNursing Home – Mark Orton
12. playMedley: Deck the Hall with Boughs of Holly / What Child Is This? – The Swingle Singers
[00:50’:50’’] On campus, Angus makes Paul run after him. Angus enters the gym despite being forbidden to do so. 
13. playSilent Night – The Temptations
[01:09’:00’’] Danny arrives at the party and gives a gift to Mary.  
14. playJingle Bells – Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass
[01:06’:10’’] Paul, Mary, and Angus arrive at the party. Lydia introduces them to the others.  
15. playIt’s Christmas! – Mark Orton
[00:27’:55’’] Mary brings the food to the school cafeteria. Paul and the students chat while having lunch. Later, Paul asks Mary to join them.  
16. playCarol of the Drum (Little Drummer Boy) – The Trapp Family Singers
[00:35’:15’’] Paul wakes the boys up early in the morning and makes them run outside in the cold. 
17. playWhite Christmas – The Swingle Singers
[01:05’:00’’] Angus shaves his beard. Mary picks out something to wear to the Christmas party.  
18. playThe Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Andy Williams
[01:14’:00’’] Lydia asks Paul if he has anything special planned for the next day.  
19. playThe Wind – Cat Stevens
[01:31’:10’’] Angus is ice skating as Paul watches him.   
20. playA Calf Born in Winter – Khruangbin
[01:27’:40’’] Angus and Paul walk through town. They are browsing through books in a second-hand bookshop when a prostitute approaches Paul. 
21. playThe Glove / Now He’s History / 5/4 for Constantine – Mark Orton
[00:37’:45’’] Alex goes to the lake and throws his red glove into the water.  
22. playA Girl in Tow / Back to Barton – Mark Orton
[01:52’:50’’] Paul drives Mary and Angus back to Barton.  
23. playDanny / The Glove / Let’s Make the Best of It – Mark Orton
24. playSee Ya / Into the Unknown – Mark Orton
[02:07’:30’’] Paul and Angus say goodbye to each other.  
Listen to the full score songs playlist from The Holdovers Soundtrack (2023) :


Trailer Video
Watch the trailer

1. THE HOLDOVERS - Official Trailer

Trailer songs (full tracks)
1. playSilver Joy – Damien Jurado (Official Trailer)
2. playNo Matter What - Badfinger (Official Trailer)

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The Holdovers  Film information
The Holdovers Soundtrack (2023)
Movie Genre: Holiday, Comedy, Drama
Release date (wide): 10 November 2023
Runtime: 2h 13m
Production: Miramax, Gran Via
Distributor: Focus Features
Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Dominic Sessa

IMDB: The Holdovers

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    1. hello! as of right now, we couldn’t identify the song played on the piano in that scene. it will be added to our post as soon as we find it. thank you for your patience!
      until then, if anyone knows anything about the song mentioned in this comment, please let us know. thank you in advance!

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