Movie Music

UPDATED: Gatsby-Mania: 5 Songs for the New Great Gatsby Soundtrack

UPDATED to correct Daisy with Myrtle Wilson in item No. 2.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is the greatest novel ever written that everyone had to read in high school. And now it's going to be the greatest movie ever made that everyone will have to watch, supposedly out in May, because Leonardo DiCaprio is in it. It's in 3D for some reason too, even though there's not one single action scene in the entire book.

Since this movie is going to be a big deal, the producers have decided to do a big-deal soundtrack release with it, complete with original songs from Prince and Lady Gaga and Jay-Z & Kanye's "No Church in the Wild." To be honest, they sound like perfect picks, considering the subject matter of the book and film (yuppies partying and love triangles). But it got us thinking: What songs are already out there that the producers could use for scenes in the movie?

Obviously, spoilers for the book are going to follow here. So if you somehow escaped high school without reading it, look away.

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Corey Deiterman