Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives
Various Artists - Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives
Various Artists
Released September 25, 2005
Length 52:26
Label Hollywood Records
Producer Bonnie Greenberg, Christopher Thorn, David Lyndon Huff, Dan Huff, Emilio Estefan, Eric Bradley Smith, Jamie Houston, Jann Arden, John Alagia, k.d. lang, Lawerance P. Dermer, Macy Gray, Marc Cherry, Mark Goodman, Martina McBride, Matt Evans, Matt Serletic, Mitchell Leib, Peter Collins, Robert John "Mutt" Lang, Russell Broom, Sabrina Wind, Sara Evans, Teddy Borowiecki

Music From and Inspired by Desperate Housewives is the soundtrack to the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. It was released alongside the series in 2005 by Hollywood Records and distributed by Universal Music. As the album title implies, much of the music on the album was inspired by the series and is not actually heard in the series. None of the songs had been used in the series at the time the album was released, however songs marked with an asterisks (*) have since been included. The remainder of the album is original dialogue excerpts from the series.

Track listing Edit

No. TitleWriter(s)Performance Artist(s) Length
1. "Mary Alice"   Mary Alice Young 0:48
2. "God Bless the American Housewife"  Jann Arden Richards & Russell BroomSHeDAISY 3:43
3. "Edie"   Edie Britt 0:04
4. "Shoes"  Joie Scott, Kim Tribble, Robert John "Mutt" Lang, Twain, Tammy HylerShania Twain 3:55
5. "Band of Gold"  Edythe Wayne & Ronald DunbarAnna Nalick 3:11
6. "Lynette"   Lynette Scavo 0:13
7. "Mother's Little Helper"  Keith Richards & Mick JaggerLiz Phair 3:02
8. "Mrs. Robinson"  Paul SimonIndigo Girls 3:46
9. "Harper Valley PTA"  Tom T. HallMartina McBride 3:26
10. "Bree"   Bree Van de Kamp 0:06
11. "We're Running Out of Time"  Tena Rix Clark & Tim HeintzLeAnn Rimes 4:07
12. "Treat Me Right (I'm Yours for Life)"  Diane WarrenJoss Stone 4:01
13. "One's on the Way"  Shel SilversteinSara Evans 3:22
14. "Gabrielle"   Gabrielle Solis 0:04
15. "Boom Boom"  Boots Ottestad & Jeff CohenMacy Gray 2:40
16. "Young Hearts Run Free"  David B. CrawfordGloria Estefan 3:45
17. "Susan"   Susan Mayer 0:06
18. "Damsel in Distress"  Jamie O'Neal, Jimmy Murphy, Pat MurphyIdina Menzel 3:08
19. "Dream of the Everyday Housewive"  Chris Gantryk.d. lang 3:53
20. "Mary Alice"   Mary Alice Young 0:12
21. "Desperate Housewives Theme"  ElfmanDanny Elfman 0:39
22. "Wisteria Lane" (Hidden Bonus Track sung by the series creator, technically part of track 21) Marc Cherry 1:24
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