2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘The Bubble’

The Bubble Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

The Bubble soundtrack includes music by Amy Winehouse, Doja Cat and Iggy Azalea. This info article contains spoilers for Judd Apatow’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

In The Bubble, Karen Gillan stars as a famous actress named Carol Cobb. Iris Apatow co-stars as Krystal Kris, an Indiana TikTok stars who films a movie with Carol at a hotel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The storyline follows the chaotic production process for “Cliff Beasts 6.” Composer Andrew Bird (Outside In) scored the 126-minute film; music supervisor Matt Biffa (Sex Education) handled the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in The Bubble.

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The Bubble Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Bubble Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

  • “You Know I’m No Good” by Amy Winehouse (00:07:00): Carol walks down a staircase at Clifton House. The Bubble soundtrack song continues as she enters a room. Anika (Maria Bakalova) says that her movie posters have “come to life.”
  • “You’re Pouring Water on a Drowning Man” by James Carr (00:10:00): Gunther (Harry Trevaldwyn) chats with Howie (Guz Khan). He worries about breaking protocols and upsetting Gavin (Peter Serafinowicz). Howie talks about the importance of having physical contact with friends.
  • “The Barrel” by Aldous Harding (00:12:00): Lauren talks to her husband, Dustin (David Duchovny). They attempt to establish personal boundaries during production. Sean (Keegan-Michael Key) introduces himself to Krystal (Iris Apatow).
  • “Boss Bitch” by Doja Cat (00:15:00): The Bubble soundtrack song scores a rehearsal sequence. Day 15 of production begins at Clifton House. The track plays during a training montage; Krystal makes a TikTok video.
  • “Close to You” by Karen Gillan (00:24:00): Carol plays The Carpenters song on a piano. Her colleagues sing along to the music. Krystal records the moment.
  • “Might Bang, Might Not” by Little Simz (00:27:00): Covid-19 testing begins at Clifton House. The track scores a montage sequence. Carol and Dieter (Pedro Pascal) practice their lines.
  • “Pardon My Freedom” by !!! (00:29:00): Various characters perform activities in their rooms during quarantine. The Bubble soundtrack song plays as Dieter continues rehearsing. Carol cries while reading a book.
  • “Ribbon in the Sky” by Stevie Wonder (00:45:00): Lauren and Dustin call Rafi. The music plays lightly during a bedroom sequence. Dustin admires Rafi’s mustache.
  • “Started” by Iggy Azalea (00:59:00): Krystal shoots a scene for “Cliff Beasts 6.” Her character bonds with a dinosaur and teaches it to dance. The track scores a group performance sequence.
  • “Heart of Glass” by Miley Cyrus (01:07:00): The Bubble soundtrack song kicks in as Lauren leaves the Clifton House. Carol falls through a window. A security guard shoots Lauren’s tennis hand.
  • “Ladies Night” by Beck (01:22:00): Paula introduces the musician Beck during a video call. He performs for the “Cliff Beasts 6” cast and crew. Carol dances on the Clifton House front lawn.
  • “Entertainment Tonight Theme” by Diamond Mine Productions (01:24:00): The “Cliff Beasts 6” cast speaks with TV host Susan Howard (Donna Air). The music plays briefly and can be heard again at 01:53:00.
  • “EML Ritual” by The Chemical Brothers (01:30:00): Carol and Dieter snort cocaine. Various cast members join the party. They decide that drugs are good.
  • “Sea Talk” by Zola Jesus (01:32:00): Krystal makes a TikTok video. She performs with several castmates. Dieter wheezes and falls as The Bubble soundtrack song fades.
  • “Git Go” by Katastrophy Wife (01:45:00): Krystal fights against her faux friend. The music drops as she locates her phone.
  • “Carmen Suite No. 2 II. Habanera” by Sloval Philharmonic Orchestra & Bramall Anthony (01:54:00): Various “Cliff Beasts 6” members recall shooting the film. Krystal discusses the “insane” security. Sean worries about being labeled as a TV star.
  • “Wings of Stone” by Adam Levine (01:57:00): The Bubble soundtrack song scores the end credits.

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The Bubble soundtrack also includes:

  • “I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good” by The Oscar Peterson Trio
  • “Out Here on My Own” by Karen Gillan
  • “Since I Fell for You” by Vince Guaraldi Trio
  • “In Da Club” by 50 Cent
  • “Lets Go” by Bhavior

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