Frequently Asked Questions
The complex featured in Singles is the Coryell Court Apartments (1820 E Thomas St.) which is located between Coryell Court and 19th Ave along Thomas St. on the top of Capitol Hill. The complex is along the #43 and #8 bus lines on Thomas and the #12 and #11 on 19th. The complex is across the street from Miller playfield and Miller Community Center.
Singles Music FAQ by manwithnoname:
(A lot of the incidental music for the film was recorded by Chris Cornel, formerly of Soundgarden and currently singer for Audioslave.)
Q:What is the song playing at the beginning of the movie? A:"Waiting For Somebody by Paul Westerberg
Q:What is the song playing when Kyra Sedgewicks character (Linda Powell) walks into the "Safe Sex" party? A:""She Sells Sanctuary" by The Cult
Q:What song is playing in the background when they show Cliff making that poster? A:"Its not a real song. It is a play on the words/song "Touch Me, I'm Sick" by Mudhoney. The (fictional) song playing in the background is called "Touch Me, I'm Dick" and is supposedly a recording of the song played by Cliffs band.
Q:What song is playing when Linda Powell meets Steves friends at the coffee shop? A:"*unknown*?
Q:What song is playing in the background when Linda is alone doing dishes and drops one? A:"Chloe Dancer by Mother Love Bone
Q:What is the name of song that was playing in the background when Debbie goes into Expect the Best video dating service? A:""Digging for Fire" by the Pixies
Q:What is the song playing when Linda and Steve first get together in Steves apartment (she notices the postcard, disses the X-man)? A:"Radio Song by REM
Q:"What song is playing in the club when Steve first meets Linda? A:"It Aint like that" off of the Alice in Chains album Facelift.
Q:What is the song Cliff plays that busts the windows in Janets car? A:"Jinx by Tad
Q:What is the song playing after Steve decides to be just friends with Linda (Where he thinks, "That stupid mime? He was right, love disappears." And his cubicle falls down)? A:""Seasons" by Chris Cornell
Q:What is the song playing when the Hourglass Syndrome scene is shown? A:""Three Days" by Janes Addiction
Q:What is the song playing in the background when Cliff is putting up fliers for his band? A:"An acoustic/demo version of Spoonman" from Soundgarden.
Q:What is the jazz song playing in the background in Steves apartment after he gets fired? A:""Blue Train" by John Coltrane.
Q:What is the song that they play in between scenes, when they have the frames that say things like "Blue Seattle", etc? A:"Waiting for Somebody" by Paul Westerberg.
Q:What is the song playing when Cliff decides to get Janet back? A:"Drown by the Smashing Pumpkins
Q:What song is playing when Steve and Linda are washing the dishes in his apartment, when she drops a dish and they both sit down to pick up the pieces? A:""May This Be Love" by Jimi Hendrix
Q:What song is playing when Steve and Bailey are in the car looking for that club? A:"Chloe Dancer / Crown Of Thorns by Mother Love Bone
Q:What song is playing when Steve and Linda are finally back together and they are kissing on the couch and laying on the garage door opener? A:There are 3 possibilities: "Bastards of Young" by the Replacements, "Dice Behind The Shades" by Paul Westerberg, or a re-mix of a re-mix of Waiting For Somebody by Paul Westerberg.
The song that Soundgarden plays when Steve is at the club (after seeing Alice in Chains & meeting Linda) is "Birth Ritual".