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Contact Soundtrack [1997]

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Awful Waste of Space - Alan Silvestri

Awful Waste of Space

Alan Silvestri

6

Young Ellie and her father discuss life on other planets. She tries to contact her mom via radio. The scene fades to Adult Ellie at Aricebo.


Who Needs Wings To Fly? (Main Theme From "The Flying Nun") - Sally Field

Who Needs Wings To Fly? (Main Theme From "The Flying Nun")

Sally Field

11

Playing in the background at the cantina in Puerto Rico.


14

Playing at the reception in the cantina after Drumlin arrives.


Heart Attack - Alan Silvestri

Heart Attack

Alan Silvestri

21

Young Ellie's father collapses and she goes to get his medicine.


Ellie's Bogey - Alan Silvestri

Ellie's Bogey

Alan Silvestri

34

Ellie hears the alien signal, radios in, and races back to base track it.


Spaceman - Harry Nilsson

56

Public event at the VLA: Played when you see the Human Cannonball with "Next Stop: Vega" painted on the side of the cannon.


The Purple People Eater

Jimmy Buffett

56

Public event at the VLA: First song played as the camera pans across the crowd.


Spirit In the Sky - Norman Greenbaum

Spirit In the Sky

Norman Greenbaum

57

Public event at the VLA: Playing as some ladies in green shirts dance on top of a trailer.


Old-Time Religion - The Forester Sisters

Old-Time Religion

The Forester Sisters

57

Public event at the VLA: Played as the preacher rants about the evils of science.


The Primer - Alan Silvestri

The Primer

Alan Silvestri

60

On-board Hadden's airplane, when Ellie and Hadden are discussing The Primer.


Really Confused - Alan Silvestri

Really Confused

Alan Silvestri

81

Ellie and Palmer discussing her reasons for wanting to go to Vega and the dangers involved. Continues as she is interviewed by the panel of experts.


Media Event - Alan Silvestri

Media Event

Alan Silvestri

86

Drumlin is chosen to go in The Machine, and the press and the public await the testing at Cape Canaveral.


Test Run Bomber - Alan Silvestri

Test Run Bomber

Alan Silvestri

91

NASA performs a test on the machine. Meanwhile, a terrorist sneaks onto the platform and destroys it.


The Primer - Alan Silvestri

The Primer

Alan Silvestri

99

Reprised -- Hadden on MIR telling Ellie about the existence of a second machine.


Test Run Bomber - Alan Silvestri

Test Run Bomber

Alan Silvestri

105

Reprised -- The new machine is revealed by the news media shortly before Ellie boards it.


Button Me Up - Alan Silvestri

Button Me Up

Alan Silvestri

108

Ellie is in the "Pod" and they close and seal the door around her.


Good to Go - Alan Silvestri

Good to Go

Alan Silvestri

110

Ellie in the Pod ready to make her trip.


No Words - Alan Silvestri

118

Ellie sees a celestial event that is too beautiful to describe.


Small Moves - Alan Silvestri

Small Moves

Alan Silvestri

120

Ellie wakes up on a re-creation of her drawing of Pensacola where she meets an alien who takes the form of her father.


I Believe Her - Alan Silvestri

I Believe Her

Alan Silvestri

135

The end of Ellie's hearing, followed by a big press event outside, where Rev. Joss offers his support for her.


Awful Waste of Space - Alan Silvestri

Awful Waste of Space

Alan Silvestri

139

Reprised -- Ellie giving a tour of the VLA, discussing whether life exists elsewhere in the galaxy.


Contact - End Credits - Alan Silvestri

Contact - End Credits

Alan Silvestri

140

Played during the ending credits of the movie.


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