Adam McKay’s new Netflix movie Don’t Look Up has just dropped globally and while it features a damning tale on American culture and ultimately ends with you and yours all burning up and dying, it features a killer soundtrack. Let’s break down every song (including the original music) in Netflix’s Don’t Look Up.
Netflix’s big new movie comes from director Adam McKay (known for The Other Guys and The Big Short) and hosts a huge cast ensemble including the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, and Jonah Hill.
The new movie is now on Netflix as of December 24th, 2021.
Nicholas Britell serves as the composer for Don’t Look Up. He’s notably worked on a number of Adam McKay projects in the past including Vice and Succession. Beyond those titles, Britell has also worked notably on 2017’s Moonlight.
So honored to have been a part of telling the story of @dontlookupfilm. The soundtrack is out today and features my score plus our original songs with the incredible @ArianaGrande @KidCudi and @boniver. Link in bio. Check out the film in theaters today and on @netflix 12/24 🙏 pic.twitter.com/knMHG3k2MY
— Nicholas Britell (@NicholasBritell) December 10, 2021
Original Music Produced for Don’t Look Up
During the Just Look Up drive for raising awareness of the comet headed to Earth, Dr. Randall Mindy and Jennifer Lawrence introduced onto stage Riley Bina and Dj Chello (played by Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi respectively) who proceeded to sing a song to raise awareness.
The song is produced by Nicholas Britell and written by Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Nicholas Britell, and Taura Stinson.
Ariana Grande most notably performed the song live on The Voice.
Full Soundtrack List for Netflix’s Don’t Look Up
- Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthin Ta F’ Wit – Wu-Tang Clan
- Right Thurr – Chingy
- Showdown – Eric V. Hachikian
- Let The Eagle Soar – John Ashcroft
- Doorman – slowthai & Mura Musa
- Statesboro Blues – The Allman Brothers Band
- The Love I Hold – The Agents
- Invasion – English Teeth
- House of Bricks – Despot
- Troubadour – George Strait
- Just Like Paradise – David Lee Roth
- Till Then – The Mills Brothers
- Bernadette – Four Tops
- Taisho – Whitefield Brothers
- Across The Alley from The Alamo – The Mills Brothers
- I’ll Be Around – The Mills Brothers
- Second Nature – Bon Iver
- (Gonna Ride This) Whirlwind – The Escorts
What was your favorite song from the new Netflix movie? Let us know in the comments.