Episode 13 “Kiss Yesterday Goodbye” s01e13
Missing You – John Waite
beginning of the episode
Suddenly Last Summer – The Motels
Miller surprises Dorrit by making his room romantic for thier first time together. She starts crying.
Cruel Summer – Bananarama
End of the episode. Carrie at her desk in her bedroom writing in her journal then typing on a typewriter in Larissa’s loft.
Cities in Dust – Siouxsie and The Banshees
Dorrit and Miller are making out in Dorrit’s bedroom.
Never Surrender – Corey Hart
Sebastian stops by to see Carrie but she tells Dorrit to say that she isn’t home. Carrie is heard talking about letting go and breaking tradition.
Heaven – Bryan Adams
Mouse and West dance in the diner.
What Is Love? – Howard Jones
Carrie and Larissa are talking about love, happiness and relationships at Larissa’s going away party.
SOX – Partyline
I Live For Your Love – Divas And Diamonds
I Don’t Surrender – Thirteenth Tribe
The Other Side – Active Restraint

Episode 12 “A First Time for Everything” s01e12
Like a Virgin – Madonna
Lucky Star – Madonna
Material Girl – Madonna
Borderline – Madonna
Promises, Promises by Naked Eyes

Carrie & Sebastian try to enter the VIP area at the party
Like a Virgin – Fay Wolf (Madonna Cover)
At the end of the episode when carrie tries to find to words to write but can’t find anything

Episode 11 “Identity Crisis” s01e11
She Works Hard for the Money – Donna Summer
Carrie at the Interview Office with Bennett
Take On Me – A-ha
Final scene – Carrie & Sebastian at diner/Carrie giving directions
My Sharona – The Knack
Paradise Fire – Prophecy

Episode 10 “The Long and Winding Road Not Taken” s01e10
Whisper to a Scream (Birds Fly) – Icicle Works
Opening scene – at the diner, discussing Carrie’s Birthday
Fly Like The Wind – Used Records
Livin’ in the ’80s – Zero Boys
Age of Consent – New Order
First song playing during the Less Than Zero book party.
Amoeba – Adolescents
Finders Keepers – Needle Dik ’80
I Need That Record – The Tweeds
Total Insanity – The Kind
Happy Birthday – Altered Images
Closing scene at diner
Tempted – Squeeze
First song on the mix tape that Dorit made as Carrie’s birthday present and continues to play while Carrie and her friends are at the diner.

Episode 9 “The Great Unknown” s01e09
No Time – The Partisans
I Never Needed You – The Partisans
Edge of Seventeen – Stevie Nicks
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
Brass In Pocket – The Pretenders

Episode 8 “Hush Hush” s01e08
I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow
Opening scene
You Dropped A Bomb On Me – Gap Band
Carrie spots her Dad dancing at Limelight
Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want – Elefant
This cover version of The Smiths’ song played at the end of the episode.
Rescue Remedy – Emotion Pictures

Episode 7 “Caught” s01e07
Dreaming – Blondie
Freeze-Frame – The J. Geils Band
It’s My Life – Talk Talk
In Love Too – The Three O’Clock
The Height of Her Heels – Transfixion

Episode 6 “Endgame” s01e06
I Feel the Earth Move – Carole King
Opening scene ~ flashback to Carrie’s mom in kitchen and then again at very end of episode in kitchen
Space Age Love Song – A Flock of Seagulls
Heartless – The Twisters

Episode 5 “Dangerous Territory” s01e05
Overkill – Men At Work
Girls eating at diner
Gone Daddy Gone – Violent Femmes
Max tips fries over girl in diner. Mouse and boyfriend in bed.
Love to Lose Again – Melanie

Episode 4 “Fright Night” s01e04
Somebody’s Watching Me – Mackintosh Braun
Opening scene
Situation (US 12′ Mix) – Yazoo
Carrie and Walt at the Halloween Party
Somebody’s Watching Me – Anna Waronker
The end scene
Twisted Abduction – Jerry Goldsmith
This Town Looks Good On You – City Girl
Snakes and Ladders – TV21
Now She’s Gone – The Mighty Lemon Drops
Mind Gardens – The Salvation Army
It’s Been a Perfect Day – Model Citizens
Impulse – Batrock & Lansky

Episode 3 “Read Before Use” s01e03
Head over Heels – The Go-Go’s
Opening scene
Drive – The Cars
Carrie & Sebastian kiss in the park by the pond
Hungry, So Angry – Medium Medium
Carrie, Mouse, Seth & Larissa at the Art Exhibition.
Chenko – Red Box
Mouse and Seth are talking outside.
When Lightening Starts – The Three O’Clock
Carrie’s father in the bar.
Veil Like Calm – Eyeless In Gaza
Dorrit laying on her bed.
Penelope Tree – Felt

Episode 2 “Lie with Me” s01e02
We Got the Beat – The Go-Go’s
As Carrie and her Dad leave their house to go to the office
Girls On Film – Duran Duran
At the photo shoot
Blister In the Sun – Violent Femmes
Carrie leaves the photo shoot
Our House – Madness
Closing scene – Four girls chat around the table
Dancing With Myself – Billy Idol
Carrie, Dorrit, and their dad playing with water hose by car.
And She Was – Talking Heads
She Turns to Flowers – The Salvation Army
Love Boat Theme – Jack Jones

Episode 1 “Pilot” s01e01
Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
Carrie arrives in Manhattan for the first time
Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode
Carrie arrives at the Century 21 department store
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
This song is heard when Carrie’s other friends are at the dance
Burning Down the House – Talking Heads
Plays when Carrie argues with her sister about her handbag.
Blue Monday – New Order
Carrie arrives at school.
Material Girl (Cover) – The Bird & The Bee
Carrie gives the purse a make-over.
White Horse – Laid Back
Carrie goes clubbing.
Temptation – Cobra Verde
Carrie is in the taxi debating whether to go to the dance or to the restaurant with her new Manhattan friends.
Jetfighter – The Three O’Clock
Carrie arrives with her dad by car at the 120broadways.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Greg Laswell
Carrie sums up the episode.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Carrie goes back to Manhattan.
Let the Music Play – Shannon
Hold Me All Night – Jerry Honigman
I Melt With You – Modern English
The Way You Love Me (Kills Me) – Jerry Honigman

The Carrie Diaries Songs by episode



  1. Hello! Who sings the cover of Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’ at the end of the episode ‘First Time for Everything’?

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