Sounds & Images

So many essays in the book included references to music that we decided to put together a Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys soundtrack of songs mentioned in or inspired by the essays. Songs link to iTunes, where you can listen to samples and purchase. Enjoy!


Blur, “Boys and Girls”
From the introduction by Melissa de la Cruz and Tom Dolby

Henry Mancini, “Moon River”
From the foreword by Armistead Maupin

Sheila E., “Glamorous Life”
From “Shop Girls” by Karen Robinovitz

Roxy Music, “Love is the Drug”
From “Fag Hags: The Laughter, The Tears, The Marabou” by Simon Doonan

David Bowie, “Queen Bitch”
From “Fag Hags: The Laughter, The Tears, The Marabou” by Simon Doonan

Violent Femmes, “Gone Daddy Gone”
From “The Collectors” by K.M. Soehnlein

Edith Piaf, “La Vie en Rose”
From “My Fairy Godfathers” by Cecil Castellucci

PJ Harvey, “Down by the Water”
From “That Unsettling Feeling” by Mike Albo

Madonna, “Material Girl”
From “A Manhattan Love Story” by Melissa de la Cruz

West Side Story, “Maria”
From “Super Couple” by Sarah Kate Levy

Roxette, “Listen to Your Heart”
From “The Good Girls” by David Levithan

Diana Ross, “I’m Coming Out”
From “Welcome to My Dollhouse” by Michael Musto

Simon & Garfunkel, “Mrs. Robinson”
From “Donny and Marie Don't Get Married” by Brian Sloan

Melanie, “Candles in the Rain”
From “Lay It All Down” by Edwin John Wintle

Liz Phair, “Shatter”
From “Shutterspeed” by Bennett Madison

Laura Nyro, “New York Tendaberry”
From “Family Albums” by Philip Himberg

Barbra Streisand, “Right as the Rain”
From “Family Albums” by Philip Himberg

Carmen Miranda, “I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much)”
From “Sitting in the Dark with My Mother” by Zach Udko

Julie Andrews, “The Sound of Music”
from The Sound of Music
From “Sitting in the Dark with My Mother” by Zach Udko

Bette Midler, “I’m Beautiful”
From “Darling, I Like You That Way” by Ayelet Waldman