2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Outlaws’

Outlaws Soundtrack - Every Song in Las leyes de la frontera

The Outlaws soundtrack includes music by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba, The Michael Zager Band and Lin Cortés. This info article contains spoilers for Daniel Monzón’s 2021 movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Outlaws stars Marcos Ruiz as Nacho, a 17-year-old who joins a heist crew in 1978 Girona, Spain. Begoña Vargas co-stars as the protagonist’s love interest, Tere, and Chechu Salgado portrays a hardened criminal named Zarco. Originally entitled The Laws of the Border (Las leyes de la frontera), the 129-minute film explores the sociopolitical  factors that influence Nacho’s perspective. Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba scored the Spanish thriller and contributed to the soundtrack. Here’s every featured song in Outlaws.

Outlaws Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2021 Movie

Outlaws Soundtrack - Every Song in Las leyes de la frontera

  • “Las Leyas De La Frontera” by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba (00:07:00): The Outlaws soundtrack tune scores a bedroom sequence. Nacho listens to music. Cristina (Elisabet Casanovas) asks him to lower the volume. The song plays again at 01:09:00 during a fateful road trip sequence.
  • “Cosita Buena” by Ramon A. Stagnaro, Extreme Music (00:18:00): Nacho processes a sexual encounter with Tere. The music plays and fades as he approaches a brothel.
  • “Alameda’s Blues” by Smash (00:27:00): Nacho spots a Gaseosa Revoltosa poster. He takes off his glasses and enters a bar. Tere and company play foosball.
  • “La Grifa” by El Pelos (00:30:00): Nacho and Tere pretend to be a couple. Zarco waits at his vehicle. The friends plan a home invasion.
  • “Let’s All Chant” by The Michael Zager Band (00:34:00): The Outlaws soundtrack music scores a night club sequence. Piernas (Daniel Ibáñez) boogies on the dance floor. His friends cheer from the crowd.
  • “El Jardin Prohibido” by Sandro Giacobbe (00:37:00): Nacho spots Tere on the dance floor. He’s confused about her dancing with another man other than Zarco. Guille (Carlos Oviedo) politely informs Nacho that Tere might not be in a committed relationship.
  • “Te Estoy Amado Locamente  by Las Grecas (00:49:00): Nacho hooks up with a sex worker. The Outlaws soundtrack song continues as Tere dances by herself. A curious Nacho watches from the bar.
  • “Zentraminas y Reinoles” by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba (00:53:00): Tere pretends to be pregnant during a robbery sequence. She makes a scene while her friends steal pills from a pharmacy.
  • “Get on Your Knees” by Los Canarios (01:01:00): Nacho and his friends enjoy themselves at the beach. Zarco distributes pills. Nacho watches Tere dance.
  • “Ni Manolo Ni Manola” by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba (01:22:00): Nacho, Tere and their friends abandon a vehicle. They sit in silence after a shoot-out with police.
  • “Todo El Mundo Al Suelo  by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba (01:33:00): Chino (Jorge Aparicio) waits in his vehicle during a robbery sequence. The music continues as Zarco terrorizes bank employees and customers.
  • “Yo Te Encontraré” by Lin Cortés (02:003:00): Adult Nacho reflects about the past. He holds a gift from the late Tere and walks across a bridge near their old stomping grounds. The Outlaws soundtrack tune closes out the movie and scores the end credits.

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The Outlaws soundtrack also includes:

  • “Ginger Beach”  by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba
  • “Gasolinera” by Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba
  • “Feel Good” by Yannis Dumoutlers, William Geslin, Eriz Uzan, Olivier Villlaudy
  • “Give It to Me Baby” by Chuck Witherspoon, Rufus Merryweather, Sonny Jackson
  • “Hovercraft” by Alessandro Alessandroni Jr., Giuliano Sorgini
  • “Get It Up and Dance” by The New York Disco Orchestra
  • “Dune Buggy” by Oliver Onions
  • “Dancing Fire” by Peter Neff/Mauricio Yagizi
  • “Somos 3” by Proyecto B
  • “Coplas Mio” by B. Estacada
  • “Olivitas Pa Ti” by Jorge Ram
  • “Muineira Gallega” by Johannes Matthias Hoffman, Lars-Luis Linek

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

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