Luke Cage Season 1 Soundtrack

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Right out of the gate, Luke Cage has one of the most impressive soundtracks of any Netflix Original and especially puts its other Marvel series to shame with its collective mix of R&B, Grime, Rap and more which is perfect given the shows roots in the area of New York city that most of the show is set in.

You’ve got a whole range of third party music throughout as well as an original score plus some exclusive tracks made especially for the show.

What we’ve done below is put the soundtrack episode by episode and with the help of you, we’ll have the most complete soundtrack listing on the internet.

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Luke Cage Trailer Music

  • Shimmy Shimmy Ya – Ol’ Dirty Bastard
  • Come As You Are – Nirvana
  • Walk On By – Isaac Hayes
  • Heart is Full – Miike Snow
  • Made You Look – NAS

Episode 1 Soundtrack

  • Bring da Ruckas – Wu-Tang Clan
  • Good Man – Raphael Saadiq
  • Dap Walk – Ernie and the Top Notes Inc.
  • Missionary – 21
  • Angel – Raphael Saadiq
  • The Sure Shot – Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge
  • Think Deep – Coleman Hawkins

Episode 2 Soundtrack

  • Doxy – Miles Davis
  • D-Nice – They Call Me D-Nice
  • Mesmerized – Faith Evans
  • Cristo Redentor – Donald Byrd

Episode 3 Soundtrack

  • Changes – Charles Bradley
  • Ain’t it a Sin – Charles Bradley
  • Enemies All Around Me – Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge
  • Bring da Ruckus – Wu-Tang Clan

Episode 4 Soundtrack

  • Feel Alive – Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad featuring Karolina & Loren Oden

Episode 5 Soundtrack

  • Long Live the Chief – Jidenna
  • It Serves You Right to Suffer – The Avener & John Lee Hooker
  • It’s Everything About You – Lee Williams & The Cymbals
  • Trouble of the World – Mahalia Jackson
  • People Make the World Go Round – The Stylistics

Episode 7 Soundtrack

  • Plain Gold Ring – Nina Simone
  • Top Going Down, Bottom Going Up – Nathan Bartell
  • I’m Bad Like Jesse James – John Lee Hooker
  • April Sonata – Adrian Younge

Episode 8 Soundtrack

  • King of New York – Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge (feat. Raekwon)

Episode 9 Soundtrack

  • Stop and Look (And You Have Found Love) – The Delfonics & Adrian Younge

Episode 10 Soundtrack

  • Protect Ya Neck – Wu-Tang Clan

Episode 11 Soundtrack

  • Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield

Episode 12 Soundtrack

  • Bulletproof Love – Method Man
  • Blood on the Cobblestones – Ghostface Killah

Episode 13 Soundtrack

  • You Know My Steez – Gang Star
  • 100 Days, 100 Nights – Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

There’s also a lot more that we’ve yet to put into the episode guides. A great Spotify user has managed to add the full 120 song strong playlist here.