The Euphoria soundtrack includes music by Labrinth, Donny Hathaway and Arcade Fire. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Sam Levinson’s HBO Max series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.
Euphoria stars Zendaya as a recovering drug addict named Rue. Jacob Elordi co-stars as Nate, a football jock who struggles with his sexual identity and extorts the protagonist’s transgender best friend, Jules (Hunter Schafer). British musician Labrinth scored the HBO series, in collaboration with composer Gustave Rudman Rambali; music supervisor Jen Malone (Yellowjackets) assembled the vast list of needle-drop tracks. Here’s every featured song in Euphoria.
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- “Formula” by Labrinth (00:00): Rue narrates about her childhood. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a montage sequence. A therapist theorizes about Rue’s behavior.
- “When I R.I.P.” by Labrinth (00:04): Rue arrives at a party. She narrates about her body shutting down.
- “Can’t Get Used to Losing You” by Andy Williams (00:06): Rue narrates about finding two seconds of “nothingness.” The song continues during a brief flashback shot.
- “Hold Up” by Beyoncé (00:07): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the title sequence.
- “Home from Rehab” by Labyrinth (00:07): Rue leaves rehab. She is greeted by Gia. Leslie states that she’s happy for Rue.
- “New Girl” by Labyrinth (00:08): Rue gazes out the window during a car ride. She spots Jules riding a bike. Rue recalls that she had no intention of staying clean after leaving rehab.
- “The Only South I Know” by Kofa (00:10): Rue enters a convenience store. She meets with Ashtray in the back.
- “Getcha’ Weight Up ” by Rockstar JT feat. Big Yae, CBM Muley and Cet Dollar (00:10): Rue buys drugs from Ashtray. She decides to try a “fast-acting psychedelic.”
- “Brighter Tomorrow” by Soul Swingers (00:11): Rue leaves Ashtray’s store and walks outside. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as she narrates about her experiences with Nate.
- “Once Again” by Stratus (00:12): Nate and McKay talk about an upcoming party. The music plays during a driving sequence. Nate yells at Jules.
- “Baby Tate” by Beckham (00:14): Maddy asks Kat if her areolas look weird. They discuss Nate. BB teases Maddy.
- “Home” by Audri & Aaron (00:18): Rue speaks with Suze about rehab. The music plays lightly in the background. “Home” can be heard again at 00:26 during a narration scene about Cassie.
- “I’m Gone” by Jozzy, Tommy Genesis (00:21): Jules takes an insulin shot. The Euphoria soundtrack song kicks in as she gets dressed.
- “Forever” by Labrinth (00:22): Jules speaks with her father. She leaves home on a bicycle. Rue narrates about what happens next to Jules.
- “Narcos” by Migos (00:24): Nate and McKay discuss Cassie’s sexual activity. The music scores a group hang-out sequence. McKay defends Cassie and gets teased by Troy and Jake.
- “Feelings” by Lil Dude (00:26): Jake shows his friend a video of Cassie having sex. Rue narrates about gossip amongst her inner circle of friends.
- “What to Say” by Leo Soul (00:27): McKay speaks with Cassie at a party. He tells her that she’s the most beautiful girl he’s ever seen.
- “Secrets” by Hass Irv (00:28): McKay and Cassie get intimate. The music scores the moment. Cassie takes off her bra as McKay puts on a condom.
- “G.O.A.T.” by Kenny Mason, A3C (00:30): Kat, Maddy and BB spot Rue walking.
- “Cocky AF” by Megan Thee Stallion (00:30): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a car sequence. Maddy and company smoke up. Rue gazes out the window.
- “2 True” by Nesha Nycee (00:35): Rue navigates a party. She finds a bathroom and shuts the door.
- “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” by Jamie Foxx, Young Thug, Popcaan (00:35): Rue takes a bump of cocaine. She takes a second and exits a bathroom. She hallucinates and falls against the wall.
- “New Level” by A$AP Ferg feat. Future (00:38): Rue narrates about Kat missing a text from Jules. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies a slo-mo smoke sequence. Kat decides to lose her virginity.
- “Motivation” by Sam Austins (00:40): Fezco opens up to Rue. He offers drug advice. Rue recalls a childhood panic attack and a life-changing experience with liquid valium.
- “Jag” by Pusha (00:44): Jules arrives at a party. Maddy and Tyler have sex in a pool. Nate rages out in a kitchen and insults Jules.
- “Billy Boy” by $not (00:47): Rue reacts to Jules’ big party introduction. Kat tells BB that she lost her virginity.
- “Run Cried the Crawling” by Agnus Obel (00:49): Rue treats Jules’ knife cut. McKay kisses Cassie in bed. Kat looks at her phone. Rue narrates about things getting weird as the episode ends.
- “Snowflake” by Jim Reeves (00:52): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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- “Nate Growing Up” by Labrinth (00:04): Rue narrates about Nate’s rigid workout schedule. A younger version of Elordi’s character yells while admiring his physique.
- “Gangster” by Labrinth (00:08): Nate has sex with Maddy. Rue narrates about his hopes and fears. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a montage sequence.
- “Say Goodnight by Labrinth (00:09): Nate opens the door to Cal’s office. His father surprises him. Nate says “goodnight.”
- “Stuntin’ Like My Daddy” by Lil Wayne, Birdman (00:09): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the title sequence.
- “Mount Everest” by Labrinth (00:11): Rue trips out with Jules. The music plays briefly, cuts and then kicks in again. Rue narrates about drugs being cool until they’re uncool. “Mount Everest” plays again at 00:53 during a montage sequence.
- “Pusha” by Jag (00:13): Maddy wonders why everyone thinks she had sex with Tyler. The song scores a flashback sequence of the characters hooking up in a pool during the first episode.
- “Release the Hounds” by Jarina De Marco (00:13): Maddie texts Nate. She claims that she blacked out and doesn’t remember the pool experience.
- “Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)” by Bobby Womack (00:17): Rue recalls listening to the song with her mother and sister. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies a montage. Rue threatens her mother with a piece of glass.
- “Following Tyler” by Labrinth (00:22): Nate sits in his car. He follows Tyler in a mall. The music plays again at 00:40.
- “We All Knew” by Labrinth (00:27): Kat discovers that a sex tape has been leaked. She tells Maddy that it’s not her. Rue narrates about the reaction at school.
- “Kat’s Denial” by Labrinth (00:29): Kat speaks with Troy about the sex tape. They form a plan to deceive classmates.
- “Goh” by What So Not, Skrillex, KLP (00:32): The East Highland Blackhawks are introduced at lunch. Rue and Jules giggle. Maddy dances with her fellow cheerleaders.
- “dead yet (with phem)” by Gabriel Black (00:34): Maddy raises the stereo volume in Nate’s vehicle.
- “Étude de Concert in D Flat Major, S144 No. 3: “Un Sospiro”” by Franz Liszt, Alba Ventura (00:36): Jules chats with ShyGuy118. David cooks dinner.
- “Even the Nights Are Better” by Air Supply (00:51): Nate takes a shower. Tyler watches after being beaten.
- “Shy Guy” by Labrinth (00:58): ShyGuy118 texts Jules. He says that his real name is Tyler. Nate pretends to be ShyGuy118.
- “Still Don’t Know My Name” by Labrinth (00:59): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the end credits.
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- “Virgin Pina Coladas” by Labrinth (00:03): Rue narrates the opening of the episode. Young Kat drinks 72 virgin Pina coladas during an eight-day vacation.
- “Planning Date” by Labrinth (00:03): Young Kat returns home from vacation. She gains 20 pounds. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues as Young Kat walks with Daniel.
- “We All Knew” by Labrinth (00:04): Young Daniel breaks up with Kat. Rue narrates about Kendra Sutherland being responsible for a written note.
- “Nonstop” by Drake (00:09): Kate wears a mask in the present timeline. She prepares to record a new video. Kat twerks as the title graphics appears; the song plays again at 00:18.
- “Work” by Charlotte Day Wilson (00:15): Rue narrates about Jules falling in love. The music plays during a montage sequence. Jules messages with ShyGuy118.
- “Okokok” by Jaira Burns (00:19): Kate records a video of her toes. She’s interrupted by her mother. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the moment.
- “Smooth Up In Ya” by Bulletboys (00:20): Rue explains the two different types of dick pics. She also notes that there are sub-groups called “Terrifying, “Horrifying” and “Acceptable.”
- “Grapefruit Diet” by Labrinth (00:23): Kat sticks with her grapefruit diet. Ethan offers to cover the lunch expense.
- “Bangville” by Fredo Bang (00:25): Ashtray explains Bitcoin to Kat. He inquires if she’s involved in human trafficking.
- “Champagne Coast” by Blood Orange (00:26): Jules poses for classy semi-nudes. Rue takes photos and directs the shoot. She reveals that she’s been clean.
- “Good While It Lasted” by Old Man Canyon (00:28): Rue spots pills in Jules’ kitchen. The song plays as she decides to leave.
- “Taking Responsibility” by Kilo Kish (00:29): Rue leaves Jules’ home and pops a pill. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a slo-mo bike sequence. Rue speaks at her Narcotics Anonymous group.
- “Preparing for Call” by Labrinth (00:34): Kat prepares for a Skype call. She rearranges items in her bedroom. The music fades as a client appears on Kat’s computer.
- “Juicy” by Doja Cat (00:37): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a bedroom sequence. Cassie prepares for a date with McKay. Kat receives $100 via Bitcoin.
- “The Purge” by Scarlxrd (00:40): Cassie and McKay navigate a crazy party. The music cuts as a frat member organizes the pledges.
- “Drop Top” by Swagger Rite feat. Yella Beezy & Flipp Dinero (00:41): McKay looks at a shot glass. He declines the drink during his initiation process. Cassie and McKay drink worm shots together.
- “A Prince” by Jorja Smith (00:42): Cassie and McKay dance together. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies a slo-mo sequence.
- “Ife Morrison” by Ghetto Love (00:42): Rue sends a text to Jules. The music plays briefly.
- “Love Me Right” by Amber Mark (00:42): Rue waits for a response from Jules.
- “Dancing With Your Ghost” by Sasha Alex Sloan (00:43): Rue narrates about her depressing experience. She takes a pill while staring at her phone.
- “Give Her Some Money” by Maliibu Mitch (00:43): Kat arrives at Fesco’s convenience store. She meets with Ashtray for a bitcoin transfer. Kat receives only $160 because of a “20 percent banking fee.”
- “Gepetto” by Jacquie (00:45): Kat enters a dressing room. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the moment. It plays again at 00:46 after a dream sequence.
- “Hello No” by Von Sell (00:46): Kat asks a store employee for his opinion. She imagines having sex with him in a dressing room.
- “X Gon’ Give It To Ya” by DMX (00:47): Kat puts on makeup in her room. She takes a bus ride and arrives at school. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues during a slo-mo hall sequence.
- “All for Us” by Labrinth (00:56): Rue calls Ali after being shunned by Fezco. The camera fades out. Rue realizes that she needs to stay clean.
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- “Forever” by Labrinth (00:01): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. Young Jules — revealed to be a boy — gets committed to a psychiatric institution. Rue narrates about her best friend’s transition journey.
- “I’ve Never Felt So Alone” by Labrinth (00:10):The music plays during the title sequence.
- “New Generation” by The Universals (00:13): Fezco prepares food in a carnival fan. Ashtray heats pretzels. An extended tracking shot follows various characters at the carnival.
- “Euphoria Funfair” by Labrinth (00:16): Kat rides the Gravitron. Jules embraces Rue.
- “In My Dreams” by Anohni (00:45): Jules meets “Tyler” in a park. Nate arrives and explains himself. The music fades as he kisses Jules.
- “I colori di dicembre” from Don’t Look Now by The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra (00:53): Rue and Jules lie in bed together. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end of the episode.
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- “Lucky Star” by Madonna (00:01): Young Maddy dances during a pageant competition. Rue narrates about her friend’s childhood.
- “Maddy’s Story” by Labrinth (00:02): Rue narrates about Maddy’s lack of ambition. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a montage and the title sequence.
- “Malamente” by Rosalía (00:07): Rue narrates about fentanyl. She masturbates while thinking about Jules. Rue states that Jules and fentanyl would be ideal.
- “Werkin Girlls” by Angel Haze (00:10): Rue tells her mother that she’s taking things slow with Jules. A transition sequence shows her getting a “Rules” lip tattoo via Ashtray. Jules reluctantly gets the same ink.
- “you should see me in a crown” by Billie Eilish (00:17): Kat heads to mall after reaching an epiphany about men. She speaks with Johnny about her newfound confidence. The Euphoria soundtrack song cuts and picks up again as Kat agrees to hang out with the store employee she dreamed about in a past episode.
- “Nate Growing Up” by Labrinth (00:22): Nate tells Maddy that he loves her. The music plays as Elordi’s character walks through school.
- “Live or Die” by Noah Cyrus, Lil Xan (00:24): Rue narrates about her unconditional love for Jules. She inquires about one-night stands.
- “WTF Are We Talking For” by Labrinth (00:31): Rue narrates about the fallout after Nate gets exposed for abusing Maddy. She speaks with Ali about her friendship with Jules.
- “New Girl by Labrinth (00:35): Jules has dinner with her father. Rue visits Lexi. She apologizes for not being a good friend.
- “Tru Tru by Ohno (00:36): Cassie tells McKay about the dick picks on Nate’s phone. Maddy claims that she never said anything about finding the images.
- “So Icy Princess Intro” by Asian Doll (00:38): Kat tells Luke that she’s willing to hook up. Rue narrates about Maddy’s declining mental health. Kat refuses to visit with Maddy.
- “Run the Road” by Santigold (00:41): Kat exits Luke’s vehicle. Rue hangs out with Jules and Lexi. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a roller skating sequence.
- “Fabric” by Cupcakke (00:44): Minako speaks with Cal. The music plays on his phone. Cal doesn’t feel the moment.
- “Same Girl” by Randy Newman (00:47): Kat watches television with her mother. Maddy meets with Nate at a hotel. Julies lies in bed with Rue.
- “Gallows” by CocoRosie (00:52): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the end credits.
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- “Demanding Excellence” by Labrinth (00:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. Rue narrates about McKay’s upbringing. The music continues during a football scene.
- “I Only Have Eyes for You” by The Flamingos (00:05): Cassie walks through school and speaks with Cassie. Rue narrates about people being jealous of McKay. The song scores the title sequence.
- “All for Us” by Labrinth (00:06): Rue meets with Jules on Halloween. She smells alcohol.
- “Professor Finessor” by Bali Baby (00:06): Daniel hosts a party. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies Rue’s narration about Cassie’s True Romance costume. “Professor Finessor” plays again at 07:50.
- “The Turk” by Pigeon Hole (00:07): Cassie arrives at Daniel’s party in a football jersey. A female student welcomes guests to Sig Pi Nu.
- “Tempo” by Lizzo feat. Missy Elliott (00:08): Rue narrates about Kat expanding her empire. The music scores a client montage sequence.
- “Bubblin” by Anderson .Paak (00:09): Kat drinks alcohol with Jules. Rue narrates about something feeling off. The music drops as Kat and company pick up Lexi.
- “Chain” by Lolo Zouaï (00:13): Rue narrates about Nate meeting Maddy every Friday night at a hotel. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during a montage sequence. Nate and Maddy have sex.
- “Dope House (Chopped & Screwed)” by Black Oshin (00:15): Nate prints out nude photos. Jules enjoys herself at a Halloween party. Rue speaks with Lexi.
- “151 Rum” by JID (00:17): Troy takes Rue’s advice and tells Gia that she looks nice. Kat explains her Ms. 45 Halloween costume to Ethan.
- “Body Baby” by xanprincess (00:19): Rue speaks with Fezco. She apologizes for her past behavior.
- “Just Me and You” by The Dreamliners (00:21): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a slo-mo sequence. Cassie dances as Daniel watches. She hangs out with McKay in a transitional shot.
- “Inside-Looking Out” by The Animals (00:27): Cassie dances with Daniel. Ethan hooks up with Kat in a bathroom. Jules drunkenly falls into a pool.
- “Be Gully” by Ohno (00:29): Kat asks Ethan about his past sexual parters. The music plays in the background. Kat says that she doesn’t have sex with virgins.
- “Love Surrounds You” by Ramsey (00:33): McKay looks for Cassie. Rue cries in a bathroom.
- “Fell in Love” by Victoria J, Dre Nello (00:36): Lexi distracts McKay from looking for Cassie. The music plays at the Halloween party. Daniel insults Cassie.
- “Smalltown Boy” by Bronski Beat (00:38): Jules navigates the party. Rue continues crying in a bathroom. The song continues during a montage sequence.
- “Gangster” by Labrinth (00:48): Nate arrives at the Halloween party. Rue realizes that something is wrong with Jules. Nate smiles and kisses a female party guest.
- “Hot” by The Last Artful, Dodgr (00:49): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the end credits.
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- “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)” by The Delfonics (00:01): Rue narrates about Cassie’s father as the episode begins. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a flashback sequence. Cassie grows up and has awkward encounters with male family members.
- “Eli’s Coming” by Three Dog Night (00:03): Rue narrates about the imperfections of Cassie’s family. Suze and Gus argue.
- “We All Knew” by Labrinth (00:05): Gus spend 23 days in the ICU after a car accident. Rue narrates about his prescribed medications. Cassie discovers that her father is a drug addict.
- “Mr. Sandman” by The Chordettes, The Archie Bleyer Orchestra (00:10): Rue narrates about not wanting good TV. She watches Love Island and describes reality television as “pure, effortless entertainment.” The song plays again briefly at 00:24 and 00:35.
- “Gangster” by Labrinth (00:19): Cassie meets with her inner circle of friends. She requests advice on “two things” and asks for complete silence.
- “Be Mine” by Amandla Stenberg (00:35): Jules boards a bus. She reunites with TC. Jules teases her “complicated” friendship with Rue.
- “WTF Are We Talking For” by Labrinth (00:37): Jules rocks out with TC. She enjoys a car ride and meets Anna.
- “Ready Set Go” by Saint, A3C (00:46): Kat ends a video call with a wealthy and mysterious client. The Euphoria soundtrack song fades as Fezco spots Nate leaving his vehicle.
- “Reverie” by Arca (00:48): Rue narrates about bladder and kidney issues. Jules parties with TC and Anna.
- “I’m Not in Love” by Kelsey LU (00:50): Jules tells Anna that she reminds of her Rue. The characters kiss. Rue groans at home.
- “Every Single Night” by Fiona Apple (00:58): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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- “Stay Flo” by Solange (00:06): Jules puts makeup on Rue. She tells her about the “next level” Anna.
- “Rhythm of the Night” by Debarge (00:08): Rue imagines killing Nate. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the title sequence.
- “Arriving at the Formal” by Labrinth (00:09): Leslie speaks about Rue’s addiction issues. The music scores a montage sequence.
- “Dancin” by Kash Doll (00:15): Cassie speaks to her friends about remembering high school as an adult. Rue discusses overwhelming anxiety. Jules receives a text from Anna.
- “Mi Gente” by J Balvin, Willy William (00:21): Nate gets sacked during a football game. He taunts Maddie during a formal dance sequence. Jules receives text messages from Anna.
- “Queen of This Shit” by Quay Dash (00:25): Jules leads Rue to the dance floor. Cassie states that “love is super dark and no ever talks about it.” Nate stares at Rue.
- “Blow the Whistle” by Too $hort (00:26): Kat approaches Ethan. Rue dances with Jules. Kat opens up to Ethan about her feelings.
- “Euphoria” by BTS (00:28): Ethan and Kate find clarity about their relationship. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the moment. Ethan and Kate kiss.
- “Dangerous (Oliver Remix)” by Big Data (00:29): Rue dance with Jules and then follows Nate. Lexi seeks romantic advice from her sister, Cassie.
- “911 (Clap For Em)” by Grip (00:39): Jules walks around the formal dance party. The music fades as she finds Rue outside.
- “My Body Is a Cage” by Arcade Fire (00:41): Cassie receives a shot during an abortion procedure. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during a dream sequence. Rue and Jules kiss; Fez robs a doctor.
- “Still Don’t Know My Name” by Labrinth (00:45): Cassie ice skates during a dream sequence. Rue decides to leave the formal dance with Jules.
- “Loner” by Kali Uchis (00:49): Maddy and Nate dance together. They discuss a potential break-up.
- “A Song for You” by Donny Hathaway (00:55): The music accompanies a flashback montage. Rue’s father passes away. The song fades as Rue cries in the present timeline.
- “All for Us” by Labrinth, Zendaya (01:00:00): Rue continues crying in the street and then snorts a line of oxycontin. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues as she emerges awkwardly from her bed, like a soul leaving a body. Rue crashes against the wall in her home and sees her deceased father. She seemingly disappears into a “good night” during a surrealistic and climactic dance sequence.
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- “Don’t Be Cruel” by Billy Swan (00:03): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores an opening flashback sequence. Rue narrates about Fezco’s grandmother (Kathrine Narducci). The music plays as the character enters a strip club and shoots Fezco’s abusive father in both legs.
- “Look at Grandma” by Bo Diddley (00:05): Rue narrates about Grandma’s life lessons. Young Fezco learns how to cut and package cocaine. Rue discusses Grandma’s methods.
- “Jump Into the Fire” by Harry Nilsson (00:06): Fezco comes home and spots a baby. The child is revealed to be Ashtray, the kid drug dealer from Euphoria season 1. Grandma mentors Fezco, just as Fezco will later mentor his young business partner.
- “Think” by Curtis Mayfield (00:08): Baby Ashtray’s mother doesn’t pick him up as promised. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays briefly.
- “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymystic” by Isaac Hayes (00:08): Grandma talks about her nephew Carl. She says that he got diabetes and died after eating McDonald’s food for “breakfast, lunch and dinner.” Grandma gives the baby a nickname — “Ashtray.”
- “What Time It Is” by Sonny Skillz (00:09): Young Fezco counts money in a convenience store. Ashtray sits on the floor.
- “I Want Action” by Poison (00:09): Grandma sunbathes on a building roof. She receives a phone call as the Euphoria soundtrack song plays.
- “I Walk On Guilded Splinters” by Johnny Jenkins (00:09): Young Fezco lights a cigarette. Rue narrates about violence as a solution to problems. Fezco gets knocked out as Grandma beats a sketchy drug partner at Family Donuts.
- “Who Am I” by The O’Jays (00:12): Fezco watches a movie with Ashtray. Rue narrates about their brotherly bond.
- “Vampy Thing” by Analogue Skywalker (00:13): Ashtray beats Mouse and Custer during a drug deal.
- “Hit ‘Em Up” by 2Pac (00:14): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the title sequence. Rue raps along to the track in a vehicle while snorting drugs. Fezco tells her to chill out.
- “Right Down the Line” by Gerry Rafferty (00:20): A drug dealer tells Fezco and company to strip. Ashtray gets taken to a different room. Faye (Chloe Cherry) gets her head smashed against the wall; the drug dealer dances to the music.
- “Dirty Work” by Steely Dan (00:23): Fezco speak with Laurie (Martha Kelly). He repeats a line that his grandmother uses at the beginning of the episode: “He’s not a kid, he’s my business partner.” Laurie apologizes for all the “hubbub.”
- “Affix 44577 Benji” by Decadez (00:25): Rue talks about her recent experience with Fezco. She describes Laurie as “a fucking gangster.” Fezco gets pissed that Rue is so excited.
- “Hypotize” by The Notorious B.I.G. (00:26): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a New Year’s Eve party sequence. Rue crawls on the floor. Maddie looks for Cassie; the song picks up at 00:28:00.
- “Thirsty” by Jackie Bistrow (00:27): Cassie visits a convenience store. She buys a pack of donuts for $2.19.
- “Who’s That” by Virus Syndicate (00:28): A vehicle drives toward Cassie. She blocks the headlights from her eyes.
- “Just My Luck” by David Fredericks (00:28): Nate buys a six pack of bottled beer. The clerk asks for an ID.
- “Nate Growing Up” by Labrinth (00:28): Nate spots Cassie outside the convenience store. The music plays briefly.
- “Dead of Night” by Orville Peck (00:30): Nate drives Cassie to a New Year’s Eve party. He plays the Euphoria soundtrack song through his stereo. Nate speeds up while drinking a bottle of beer.
- “Runaway” by Blaq Tuxedo (00:32): Cassie hooks up with Nate in a bathroom. Maddy bangs on the door. Lexi talks with Fezco.
- “Back That Azz Up” by Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Mannie Fresh (00:36): Maddy talks with an admiring partygoer named Travis (Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory). Rue arrives at the New Year’s Eve party. Cassies hides in a bathtub.
- “Mr. Bangbadaboom” by Thrillah (00:39): Maddy uses a towel to wipe herself in a bathroom. She decides to smoke up with Travis. Rue requests a shot of Adderall before going into cardiac arrest.
- “Uhuh Yeah” by G.L.A.M., Colbie (00:42): Jules asks Fezco about Rue’s whereabouts. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays in the background. Elliot (Dominic Fike) looks after Rue.
- “Ferrari” by Troyman (00:44): Fezco asks Lexi about her Christmas experience. They discuss religion and literature. Fezco tells Lexi that she is “fucking fearless.”
- “Queen” by Foxxi (00:46): Jules navigates the party. She speak with Kat about Rue. They discuss their friendship.
- “DIRT” by B.O.B. (00:46): Cassie tries to reach her phone. Maddy chats with Travis in the bathroom. McKay and Nate greet each other as the Euphoria soundtrack song continues.
- “Party Up” by DMX (00:49): Nate talks with McKay about Maddy. Cassie leaves the bathroom. Jules giggles while watching Kat and Ethan.
- “I Can’t Wait” by Nu Shooz (00:50): Jules gazes at Rue from afar. The music transitions back to “Party Up” as Lexi finds Cassie.
- “Madonna” by Tarik (00:53): Nate talks with McKay about Cassie. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays in the background. Nate’s aggressive comments upset McKay
- “Straight Shooter” by Jody Upshaw (00:55): Jules speaks with Rue. She inquires about her relapse. Rue recalls the night that Jules left her at a train station.
- “4,5,6” by Big Mali (00:56): Fezco compliments Lexi. He asks for her phone number. Lexi smiles as Fezco walks away.
- “The Lake” by Labrinth (00:58): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during a slo-mo sequence. A bright light shines on both Rue and Jules. Zendaya’s character apologizes for her behavior.
- “Pull Up” by Derek Minor, Greg James, Thicc James (01:01:00): Fezco speaks with Nate. They discuss their last encounter. The music drops as Fezco smashes a bottle over Nate’s head and beats him.
- “(I Just) Died in Your Arms” by Cutting Crew (01:02:00): Rue and Jules clutch each other after Fezco beats up Nate. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
- “Auld Lang Syne” by Labrinth (01:03:00): The music plays during the credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 2 “Out of Touch”
- “Mount Everest” by Labrinth (00:06): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores an opening montage sequence. Nate convulses in a hospital bed and recalls various intense moments in his life. He grins upon reading that he’s still alive with a functioning brain.
- “Come Rain or Come Shine” by Judy Garland (00:14): Maddy babysits at a luxurious home. She tries on various outfits owned by an unidentified woman (Minka Kelly).
- “Do What You Want, Be What You Are” by Hall & Oates (00:18): Kat reflects about her relationship with Ethan. They kiss in a bedroom. The music fades as Kat fantasizes about a sword-wielding, Dothraki-speaking warrior.
- “Outlast” by Mello Music Group feat. Dueling Experts, Apollo Brown & Joell Ortiz (00:25): Fezco looks for Faye. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as he finds her behind a Taco Bell dumpster. Faye explains why she assaulted a hotel manager.
- “Dmnd” by Jiggz & Damis (00:25): Fezco gives Faye a place to stay. He explains the house rules. Fezco shares part of his sandwich.
- “Haunted” by Laura Les (00:29): Lexi rides a bicycle. She arrives at Fezco’s store to deliver bad news. The music fades as Cal cocks a gun.
- “Right Down the Line” by Gerry Rafferty (00:30): Rue hangs out with Elliot. She dances in his room. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues as the characters rock out.
- “She Brings the Rain” by Can (00:37): Jules takes a bath. Rue bikes and spots Cassie running toward Nate’s vehicle. Maddy makes a phone call.
- “Hennythings Possible” by Vintage Lee (00:44): Lexi speaks with Fezco. Faye introduces herself. Cal enters Fezco’s convenience store.
- “Six Short Interludes” by Ennio Morricone (00:46): Nate kisses Cassie at a construction site. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies the moment. Nate and Cassie hook up.
- “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison (00:50): Maddy speaks with Jules at a bowling alley. She theorizes about Kat and Ethan’s relationship.
- “Blue Monk” by Thelonius Monk (00:51): Rue finishes a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Ali offers to drive her home. They briefly discuss Thelonius Monk as the music plays.
- “Understand Me” by Labrinth (00:57): Cal and Nate discuss a sex tape involving Jules. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 3 “Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys”
- “Mystify” by INX (00:02): Young Cal (Elias Kacavas) starts his jeep. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays from a tape deck. Cal picks up his best friend, Derek (Henry Eikenberry).
- “Never Let Me Down Again” by Depeche Mode (00:04): Cal and Derek visit a diner. They gaze at a woman outside. Rue narrates about Cal and Derek’s friendship.
- “The Look by Roxette (00:04): Young Cal meets Marsha (Rebecca Louise). The characters flirt during a car sequence. Rue narrates about Marsha pushing Cal’s boundaries.
- “Chains of Love” by Erasure (00:05): Young Cal speaks with Derek about a sexual experience with Marsha. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies their conversation. Cal’s father asks Derek to leave.
- “Lips Like Sugar” by Echo & The Bunnymen (00:07): Young Cal has dinner with his family. He tells them about Marsha. Cal and Derek party with their girlfriends.
- “She Sells Sanctuary” by The Cult (00:08): Rue narrates about Young Cal’s hookups with Marsha. The music plays during a sex montage.
- “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” by Lenny Kravitz (00:09): Young Cal chats with Derek about a recent sexcapade. The music continues during a gym sequence. Cal and Derek drive in the rain.
- “I Can Dream About You” by Dan Hartman (00:11): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a bar sequence. Young Derek orders two tequila shots. Cal observes an intimate moment between two men.
- “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS (00:11): Young Derek plays a jukebox song. He dances at the bar with Cal. The music intensifies as the characters kiss in public.
- “Call Me Irresponsible by Bobby Darin (00:16): Rue sings in her bedroom. She continues in the kitchen. The music distorts as Gia realizes that her sister is high.
- “Effigy (I’m Not An)” by Ministry (00:26): Rue rides a bicycle. Cal drive in his vehicle. The characters briefly make eye contact.
- “10K Day” by Fleacco (00:36): Rue tells Fezco that she is a genius. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays lightly during a kitchen scene. Fezco scoffs at Rue’s drug plan that involves a $5,000 front.
- “Como La Flor” by Selena (00:39): Cassie and Maddy enjoy some pool time. They discuss the ideal relationship. Rue offers context for the conversation via narration.
- “Emotions” by Brenda Lee (00:40): The music scores a montage sequence. Cassie hooks up with Nate every Friday night.
- “Hand in Hand” by Devin Norris (00:41): Kat has dinner with Ethan’s parents. Judy (Joanne Baron) inquires about her life. Rue narrates about Kat getting nervous about “right and wrong answers.”
- “Gangsta Nation” by Westside Connection (00:00): Rue rides her bicycle. She carries a suitcase full of drugs worth $50,000. The music fades as Ashtray confronts Cal.
- “If” by Jo Stafford (00:57): Ali walks away from Rue after an argument. Jules smokes up with Eliot. Nate cancels plans with Cassie.
- “Watercolor Eyes” by Lana Del Rey (01:00:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 4 “You Who Cannot See, Think of Those Who Can”
- “I’ll Be Here in the Morning” by Townes Van Zandt (00:02): Rue narrates about her love for Jules. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues during a stylized pop culture montage.
- “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” by Mahalia Jackson (00:09): The music scores the title sequence. Cassie thinks about Nate; Nate hangs out with Maddy. The female characters embrace at a birthday party.
- “How Long” by Tove Lo (00:18): Suze has a drink with her daughters’ friends. The song plays briefly.
- “Devil Inside” by INXS (00:18): Cal prepares a drink. He speaks with Nate and proposes a toast. The music plays from inside the Jacobs home.
- “I Was Dancing In the Lesbian Bar” by Jonathan Richman (00:19): Rue dances with Elliot. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as she heads to the bathroom. Elliot hooks up with Jules.
- “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan (00:22): Rue grins after Elliot suggest that they steal some liquor. Maddy dances in a transition sequence. Suze grooves outside her home.
- “trademark usa” by Baby Keem (00:22): The music plays as Elliot drives. Rue chills in the back; Jules sits in the passenger seat. The music picks up at 00:24.
- “sad4whattt” by ericdoa (00:25): Nate arrives at Maddy’s party. The song plays as Cassie answers the door.
- “Heartbeat” by Red 7 (00:26): Cal dusts off his jeep. The Euphoria soundtrack song kicks in as he revs the engine. Cal sings along while drunk driving.
- “Vitamin C” by Can (00:27): Rue cracks a beer. Elliot warns her about consuming too much alcohol while on drugs. Jules tells Rue to stop drinking.
- “Bailala” by Chiki Di (00:27): Maddy and Cassie make eye contact.
- “Don’t Cha” by The Pussycat Dolls (00:29): Cassie drinks booze in a bathroom. Nate decides to leave. Cassie sits by a hot tub as the Euphoria soundtrack song continues.
- “New Sensation” by INXS (00:30): Cal arrives at The Hideaway. The song plays again at 00:45.
- “Way Over My Head” by Love Taps, Chi Duly, Melika (00:30): Lexi observes her drunken sibling, Cassie.
- “Method of Modern Love” by Hall & Oates (00:30): Cal enters The Hideaway. He bums a cigarette as bar patrons watch. Cal approaches a jukebox as the song fades.
- “Drink Before the War” by Sinéad O’Connor (00:32): Cal plays a song on a jukebox at The Hideaway. Cassie drinks while wearing a swimsuit during a transition shot. Cal slow dances with a man while thinking about his high school love interest, Derek; the song plays again at 00:37.
- “U could tël” by Yeat (00:35): Rue asks Elliot to pull over. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays from the vehicle.
- “Love Like This” by Faith Evans (00:39): Cassie slips while entering a hot tub. Maddy and Nate discuss their relationship. The music continues as the on-off couple argues; Cassie vomits and upsets everybody.
- “True” by Spandau Ballet (00:43): Cal dances with a man at The Hideaway. He asks him to wrestle. Cal laughs as he gets thrown out.
- “Life at the Outpost” by Skat Brothers (00:44): Cal continues laughing outside The Hideaway. The Euphoria soundtrack song ramps up as he knocks on a window.
- “Need You Tonight” by INXS (00:46): Cal swerves on a highway while driving home.
- “I’m Tired” by Labrinth (00:48): Rue stumbles out of a room. She immediately arrives in a chapel. The Euphoria composer Labrinth appears on camera as a preacher.
- “(Pick Me Up) Euphoria” by James Blake, Labrinth (01:02:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 5 “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird”
- “We All Knew” by Labrinth (00:15:00): Rue leaves home for the “hospital” (rehab). Elliot smokes a cigarette and watches. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as Rue looks out the back window of her mother’s vehicle.
- “Yeh I Fuckin’ Did It” by Labrinth (00:17:00): The music scores the title sequence. Rue flees from her mother’s car. She navigates traffic and nearly gets hit; the song can be heard again at 00:34:00.
- “Feel Like” by Manny P (00:19:00): Rue waits outside Fezco’s home. The song plays from a passing vehicle.
- “Yae Yae” by Decadez (00:19:00): Rue passes by a car wash. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays briefly from elsewhere in the neighborhood. Rue arrives at the Howard home.
- “What’s Up” by Labrinth (00:29:00): Rue leaves Fezco’s residence. She spots a vehicle leaving a home and sneaks in.
- “Fever” by Sharon Cash (00:30:00): Rue pets a dog named Harold. She searches a residence for jewelry. The song cuts as Rue hides from the homeowners; it picks up shortly after.
- “What a Fool Believes” by The Doobie Brothers (00:38:00): Rue arrives at Laurie’s home. She offers jewelry and $2,000 for a debt owed. The music drops as Laurie speaks with Rue about drugs.
- “It Never Rains In Southern California” by Albert Hammond (00:54:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 6 “A Thousand Little Trees of Blood”
- “All for Us” by Labrinth (00:10:00): Rue eats a Jolly Rancher after apologizing to Ali. The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies the title sequence.
- “Stairway to the Stars” by Dexter Gordon feat. Bud Powell, Pierre Michelot & Kenny Clarke (00:12:00): Ali speaks with Gia about Rue. He says that it’s OK to be angry. The music plays lightly during a kitchen scene.
- “Outside the Closet” by Labrinth (00:13:00): Nate works out. Rue narrates about his love life. She states that Nate woke up in a good mood.
- “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” by En Vogue (00:13:00): Marsha drinks a Bloody Mary and smokes a cigarette. Aaron watches while eating breakfast.
- “War of the Hearts” by Sade (00:34:00): Samantha (Minka Kelly) speaks with Maddy about the Nate drama. She recalls hooking up with a friend’s boyfriend. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a pool scene.
- “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King (00:37:00): Fezco and Lexi watch the 1986 movie Stand By Me. They sing together and chill out. The music continues as Nate drives in a transition scene.
- “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By” by Method Man feat. Mary J. Blige (00:46:00): Nate leaves Maddy’s bedroom after a disturbing confrontation. The music scores a driving sequence. Nate calls Jules.
- “Quiet, the Winter Harbor” by Mazzy Star (00:52:00): Cassie leaves home to meet with Nate. She later confronts him in his bedroom. Jules watches a video of her sexual encounter with Cal.
- “Peace Piece” by Bill Evans (01:00:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song plays during the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 7 “The Theater and Its Double”
- “Amore mio aiutami (Version No. 2)” by Piero Piccioni (00:00:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song scores an opening “Overture” sequence for Lexi’s play. The music can also be heard at 00:32:00.
- “Minuet in a major, D. 334” by Gerhard Oppitz (00:03:00): Various people chatter at Robert’s funeral. Lexi enters the room and looks around. She walks down a hallway and look for Rue.
- “Rêverie, L. 68: Reverie” by Claude Debussy (00:06:00): Lexi reads the poem “Let This Darkness Be a Bell Tower” by Rainer Maria Rilke. Rue closes her eyes and listens. The sequence transitions to Lexi’s play interpretation of the moment.
- “Love Will Keep Us Together” by Captain & Tennille (00:08:00): Lex introduces her inner circle of friends during the play. Kat looks surprised. Rue wears a Mona Lisa smile.
- “Uno che grida amore” by Ennio Morricone (00:10:00): Fezco speaks with Lexi on the phone. He inquire about the premie for her play. The Euphoria soundtrack song continues as Fezco suggests that Lexi is “strokin’ a bee’s nest.”
- “Luna, amore e no” by Piero Picccioni (00:16:00): Lexi receives a makeover during a play sequence. She imagines her former classmates talking about her in 20 years. “All I have to do is wait,” she says.
- “The World Hurricane” by Air (00:18:00): Lexi talks about the troubles that come along with having a good body. The music plays as Cassie holds hands with Nate at school. Maddy reacts while speaking with Kat.
- “Vivre Pour Vivre” by Frances Lai (00:18:00): Lexi narrates about her imagination. She speaks about dreaming up small moments into something bigger. Lexi hangs out with Fezco.
- “Count My Blessings” by Fleacoo (00:21:00): Rue meets with Fezco. Lexi waits nearby.
- “E’vero Ogni Mondo E Felice” by Piero Piccioni (00:21:00): Lexi recreates a rooftop conversation with Rue. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a play sequence.
- “More” by Bobby Darin (00:25:00): Lexi and Cassie dance with their father. The music scores a stylized flashback sequence. Cassie tears up during the play recreation.
- “Spartacus Love Theme” by Alex North (00:27:00): Lexi narrates about the differences between her and Cassie. She reflects about imagining love as a young woman. Cassie dances with Nate.
- “Oops (Oh My)” by Tweet feat. Missy Elliott (00:36:00): Lexi narrates about Hallie (Eden Rose Ginsberg) and Marta (Izabella Alvarez) being inseparable in 9th grade. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores a cheerleader sequence during the play. Maddy watches the story of her friendship with Cassie play out on stage.
- “Surrender – From Il commissario Pepe” by Armando Trovajoli (00:42:00): Cassie cries in a school bathroom. She gets intimate with Nate during a transition sequence. A version of Kat dances in Lexi’s play.
- “Ti prego amami” by Ennio Morricone (00:48:00): Maddy opens a gift from Samantha. She receives a purple dress that she previously tried on.
- “What’s Up” by Labrinth (00:50:00): Various male actors prepare for a play performance. Lexi grins offstage. Ethan portrays Nate during a workout scene.
- “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler (00:53:00): The Euphoria soundtrack song accompanies a play scene. Nate watches as he is theatrically mocked. The crowd reacts as to an exaggerated group performance.
- “Cannibal Holocaust” by Riz Ortolani (00:58:00): Cassie watches the play. She breathes heavily as the music sets in. The track scores the end credits.
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Euphoria Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 2, Episode 8 “All My Life, My Heart Has Yearned for a Thing I Cannot Name”
- “Uno che grida amore” by Ennio Morricone (00:05): Lexi speaks with Fezco about the future. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as the characters talk about Little House on the Prairie. Lexi describes a specific plan for having children.
- “Main Titles (The Fury)” by John Williams (00:09): Lexi looks at her phone during the play production. Cassie makes her way to the stage. She steps on a playbill as the title graphic appears.
- “La Strada Suite: I. Nozze in campagna – È arrivato Zampanò” by Marzio Conti, Orchestra Sinfonica Del Teatro Massimo Di Palermo (00:15): Hallie rides a carousel horse. Cassie pulls her off and attacks. Maddy rushes the stage and starts a fight.
- “Elliot’s Song” by Dominic Five (00:19): Elliot plays a new song. Rue smiles and listens to the Euphoria soundtrack song for several minutes. Elliot stops and states that he’s still working on the track.
- “Concerto pour la fin d’un amour” by Francis Lai (00:23): Rue makes eye contact with Elliot during Lexi’s play. A stage manager tries to jumpstart the theatre production.
- “L’amore Dice Ciao (Slow Take)” by Armando Trovajoli (00:24): Lexi resumes her play. Rue slumps in her seat and starts a chant. A pan shot captures various performers as Lexi tells Hallie to get back on a stage pony.
- “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” by Kylie Minogue (00:31): Nate enters a warehouse. The Euphoria soundtrack song plays as he hugs his father, Cal. Four people watch the father and son embrace.
- “Les Choses De La Vie” by Philippe Sarde (00:50): Rue smiles after a phone call with Lexi. She looks through a window in a flashback sequence. Rue tears up while watching Lexi’s play.
- “I’m Tired” by Labrinth, Zendaya (01:00:00): Rue narrates about trying to stay clean. She quotes Ali and talks about hoping to be a good person. The Euphoria soundtrack song scores the end credits.
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