2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Little Big Mouth’

Little Big Mouth Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

The Little Big Mouth soundtrack includes music by Nay Maps, J Moolman and D de Jager. This info article contains spoilers for Gray Hofmeyr and Ziggy Hofmeyr’s 2021 Netflix movie. Visit the Vague Visages Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Little Big Mouth stars Nay Maps as a musician looking for love and work. Amanda Du-Pont co-headlines as a single mother who lives with her grumpy father. Together, Siya and Mel envision a happy future for themselves while factoring in the wants and needs of the closest people in their lives. Musically, the Netflix movie features several performances from the real-life musician Nay Maps. Here’s a breakdown of every song in Little Big Mouth.

Little Big Mouth Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2021 Netflix Movie

Little Big Mouth Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

  • “Busking Song” by Nay Maps, D de Jager (00:25:00): Siya performs the Little Big Mouth soundtrack song in the street. He also looks for gigs around the neighborhood. Siya eventually lands a job because of his busking performance.
  • “Stray Dog Ways” by J Moolman, Nay Maps (00:34:00): Mel watches Siya play guitar. Luke states that he doesn’t like the musician anymore. Siya bonds with her son.
  • “Around the Fire” by D de Jager and Janie Bay (00:45:00): Siya plays music with Mel and her family. Frank plays the guitar while Luke handles percussion. Siya is impressed by Mel’s vocal performance.
  • “On My Way Back Home” by J Moolman, Nay Maps (00:57:00): Siya performs at a restaurant. He receives a positive reaction from the audience. The Little Big Mouth soundtrack song is performed again briefly at 01:07:00.
  • “The Phantom of the Opera” by Mike Batt, Charles A. Hart, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Henry and Zachary S. Stilgoe (00:58:00): Ceddie sings after attending the opera. Mel expresses her approval and offers a finger kiss.
  • “Wild Woods” by Nay Maps, J Moolman (01:10:00): Siya is asked to play one more song at a restaurant. Meanwhile, Frank gambles online at home and wins. Siya and Mel gaze at each other during a musical performance.
  • “As I Am” by Nay Maps, Janie Bay (01:28:00): Siya and Mel perform together at a concert event. Luke joins them on stage to dance. Siya raps during the Little Big Mouth soundtrack song.

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The Little Big Mouth soundtrack also includes “Side Hustle” by J Moolman, “Weightless” by D de Jager, “No Surprises” by D de Jager and “Al Lê Die Berge Nog So Blou” by Dawie de Jager, Jason Hinch.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.

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