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The Official Soundtrack for "Heaven Isn't Me"
 

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We asked Darlene Campos to curate a Spotify playlist for her book, Heaven Isn’t Me and she selected 20 incredible songs featuring R.E.M., The Killers, U2, The Smiths and Mumford & Sons.

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This playlist is complied of songs I listened to on repeat in high school and early college days, but some of them are songs I stumbled upon while writing HEAVEN ISN’T ME. Frightened Rabbit’s song titled “Dead Now” was blasting in the background each time I wrote Elysian’s panic attack scenes.

Each one of these songs inspired Heaven Isn’t Me as a whole, some of them a tad bit more than others. I hope you enjoy these tunes as much as I did while creating this story.
— Darlene P. Campos

You can listen to the entire soundtrack below or on Spotify.


Darlene P. Campos earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She also graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in English-Creative Writing and a minor in medicine and Social Studies. She is from Guayaquil, Ecuador, but currently lives in Houston, TX with her husband David and an adorable pet rabbit named Jake. Her website is www.darlenepcampos.com. You can support her work here.