The "Funny People" soundtrack list acts as the backbone of the film's appealing character. If you're a fan of The Beatles, in any way, shape, or form, then this soundtrack is exactly for you. It is light sounding with heavy connotation, much like the movie itself.
"Great Day" by Paul McCartney.
This song has an acoustic sound with a steady rhythym. Much like a train, this song keeps up a great pace Paul McCartney's voice has a subtle, raging, soulful sound as he is backed up by smooth female vocalist.
"Wires" by Coconut Records.
As this song progresses, listeners finds themselves quietly tapping their feet. This song brings a unique quality to the "Funny People" soundtrack because of its use of different instruments. Its not too quarky, however as it blends in with the rest of the soundtrack seemlessly.
"All The King's Horses" by Robert Plant and The Strange Senses.
Robert Plant is known for his incredible rock roots. This song reminds listeners of his even deeper seeded folk roots. Its a sweet love ballad carried by the weight of a gently strummed acoustic guitar. A great highlight of the song is the electric guitar solo which gives the "Funny People" soundtrack a hint of the sad, sad blues.
"Carolina On My Mind (Live)" by James Taylor.
This is a classic James Taylor song. The lyrics are poetic and sang in the only way that James Taylor can sing it. To keep this classic song unique, the "Funny People" soundtrack has this song live. To keep things interesting, this soundtrack also has songs such as "Keep Me In Your Heart" by Warren Zevon, "Real Love" by Adam Sandler, "We (Early Take)" by Neil Diamond, "Jesus, Etc. (Live Summer '08)" by Andrew Bird and Wilco, "George Simmons Soon Will Be Gone" by Adam Sandler, "I Am Young" by Coconut Records, "Memory (From 'Cats')" by Larry Goldings and Maude Apatow, "Numb As A Statue" by Warren Zevon, "Photograph" by Ringo Starr, "Watching The Wheels" by John Lennon, "Secret O' Life (Live) [Bonus Track]" by James Taylor, "Photograph (Live) [Bonus Track]" by Adam Sandler, "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere" by Adam Sandler, and "Nighttiming (Bonus Track)" by Coconut Records.