2020s

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Choose or Die’

Choose or Die Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

The Choose or Die soundtrack includes music by Tubeway Army, Noname and Run-DMC. This info article contains spoilers for Toby Meakins’ 2022 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Choose or Die stars Iola Evans as Kayla, a college dropout who plays a dangerous computer game called CURS>R. Asa Butterfield co-stars as Isaac, a coder who pursues a romance with the protagonist. The storyline follows the lead characters as they receive instructions from none other than Robert Englund, a horror icon who stars as Freddy Krueger in the A Nightmare on Elm Street movie franchise. Composer Liam Howlett of The Prodigy scored the 84-minute film; music supervisor Nick Angel (Anatomy of a Scandal) assembled the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Choose or Die.

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Choose or Die Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

Choose or Die Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Movie

  • “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” by Tubeway Army (00:03:00): Hal (Eddie Marsan) chuckles in his tech room. A record player turns on. The Choose or Die soundtrack song begins as Hal reads a computer message; the music can be heard again at 01:06:00.
  • “West” by Ivy Sole (00:07:00): Kayla leaves work on her bike. The track scores a cityscape montage. Kayla arrives at Isaac’s building.
  • “Song 32” by Noname (00:15:00): Kayla stretches in her bedroom. She repairs a keyboard and smiles as the Choose or Die soundtrack song continues. “Song 32” drops as Kayla leaves her room.
  • “It’s Like That” by Run-DMC (00:38:00): Isaac eats noodles with Kayla. The music plays on the radio. Isaac says, “Hey, this is our song!”
  • “Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby” by Cigarettes After Sex (00:48:00): Isaac and Kayla complete level three of CURS>R. They rest together on a couch. Isaac looks at his computer as the Choose or Die soundtrack song plays in his apartment; the track can be heard again at 01:03:00.

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