The Office: Employees’ iTunes Playlists

June 20, 2007

(Originally Published August 1, 2005) 

Michael Scott’s Valentine’s Day Romantic Picks:

  • “Opposites Attract” by Paula Abdul
  • “Pride (In the Name of Love)” by U2
  • “Take on Me” by a-ha
  • “In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel
  • “Why Don’t We Get Drunk” by Jimmy Buffet
  • “My Humps” by Black Eyed Peas (One of Michael’s Favorites)*
  • “The Chanukah Song” by Adam Sandler*
  • “Tainted Love (7″ Single)” by Soft Cell
  • “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin

Dwight Schrute – Twelve Songs That Motivate and Inspire Me:

  • “Wild Side” by Mötley Crue*
  • “Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M.*
  • “The Star-Spangled Banner”*
  • “All Out of Love” by Air Supply
  • “More Than a Feeling” by Boston
  • “Tom Sawyer” by Rush
  • “Orinoco Flow” by Enya
  • “Iron Man (Live)” by Black Sabbath
  • “Some Gave All” by Billy Ray Cyrus

Jim Halpert’s Picks:

  • “Let the Cool Goddess Rust Away” by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!
  • “Sing” by Travis*
  • “When I Laugh” by The Glands
  • “Chicago” by Sufjan Stevens
  • “Rich Girl” by Gwen Stefani feat. Eve
  • “California Stars” by Billy Bragg & Wilco
  • “Ghost” by Neutral Milk Hotel
  • “A Quick One, While He’s Away” by The Who (Whoa Jim!)
  • “Try Not to Breathe” by R.E.M.
  • “Gone for Good” by The Shins
  • “Drunk by Noon” by The Handsome Family

Pam Beesly’s Picks:

  • “Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard” by Simon and Garfunkle
  • “Those Sweet Words” by Norah Jones
  • “Angel” by Jane Jensen
  • “Through Any Window” by Wisely
  • “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton (Originally Pam & Roy’s song.  Was Roy wrong in “Phyllis’ Wedding”?)
  • “Phone Call #27” by Admiral Twin
  • “Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane
  • “Somebody to Love” by Queen
  • “At Last (Single)” by Etta James

Ryan Howard’s Picks:

  • “I Turn My Camera On” by Spoon
  • “Bed and Breakfast” by Mitch Hedberg
  • “Funky Boss” by Beastie Boys
  • “Crazy in Love” by Beyonce*
  • “Got Some Teeth” by Obie Trice
  • “My Humps” by Black Eyed Peas*
  • “Kokomo” by The Beach Boys
  • “When I Get My” by Noam Weinstein
  • “Toxic” by Britney

* Have been heard in the show

Thanks to “Finework” for the idea and the head’s up about Roy and Pam’s song.



  1. At Jim’s barbecue you can also hear “The Skin of my Yellow Country Teeth” by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and “Side” by Travis. Yep, the guy’s got great taste in music.

  2. “Gone for Good” by The Shins for Jim. So true!
    Thw Shins are the best.

  3. i would have to agree with most of Jim’s especially “the shins”
    but Pam’s… Oh my gosh!!!!
    and “she” even picked “admiral twin” i am so from Tulsa and i respect that. gotta support my local bands!

  4. very interesting.
    i’m adding in RSS Reader

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