Thomas Mars and Sofia Coppola’s Imaginary Wedding Playlist

08/29/2011 4:21 PM |


After years of dating and the birth of two daughters, director Sofia Coppola and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars tied the knot on Saturday at her family’s 19th-century villa in Bernalda, Italy. reports the bride wore a lavender gown, he a blue suit, which is fine and good, BUT WHAT SONGS DID THEY — AND REPORTED GUEST JOHNNY DEPP — DANCE TO?! When music’s hippest couples play tracks from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix at their wedding reception, what does that leave Thomas and Sofia to play at theirs?

We don’t know, of course, but here’s a guess based on the facts: He’s French and has written some of the slickest pop songs of the decade; she blankets her movies in a musical ennui, careful to weave in a rare vintage gem; they’re both fans of My Bloody Valentine, but you can’t really dance to Loveless at a wedding. Sooo…

The Kinks – “Come Dancing”

Peter Sarstedt – “Where Do You Go to My Lovely”

Lykke Li – “I’m Good, I’m Gone”

The Jesus & Mary Chain – “Head On”

The Rolling Stones – “She’s a Rainbow”

LCD Soundsystem – “Daft Punk Is Playing at My House”

France Gall – “Les Sucettes”

Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”

Justice – “D.A.N.C.E.”

Plastic Bertrand – “Ca Plane Pour Moi” (Sonic Youth’s version also a high possibility)

M83 – “Graveyard Girl”

Siouxsie & the Banshees – “The Passenger” (Iggy Pop cover)

Goldfrapp – “Ooh La La”

The Concretes – “Can’t Hurry Love”

The Strokes – “I’ll Try Anything Once” (demo version)