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Soundtracks of Television: ‘The 7 Lives of Lea’

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Series

The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack includes music by Mudhoney, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lenny Kravitz. This info article contains spoilers for Charlotte Sanson’s Netflix series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.

In The 7 Lives of Lea, Raïka Hazanavicius stars as a French teenager who time travels from 2021 to 1991. Marguerite Thiam co-stars as Karine, the protagonist’s mother who may or may not have murdered her bandmate, Ismael (Khalil Ben Gharbia). The storyline follows Lea as she wakes up in a different body over the course of one week. Composer Jean-Benoît Dunckel (Summer of 85) scored the Netflix fantasy series; music supervisor Martin Caraux (Raw) assembled the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in The 7 Lives of Lea.

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1 “June 15th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1

  • “Dead Lazers” by L7 (00:00): The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. A group of teenagers party together. Lea introduces herself via narration.
  • “Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake & Lil Jon (00:01): Lea narrates about her friend Romane (Maïra Schmitt). A DJ plays a song at an outdoor party. Lea narrates about “finding a way to feel alive.”
  • “Urban Mood” by Martin Mey (00:05): Lea sits in the back of her parents’ vehicle. Adult Karine (Mélanie Doutey) complains about excessive phone use. Lea puts on her headphones.
  • “Quand la ville dort” by Niagara (00:13): Ismael walks shirtless alongside a road. The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song plays from a woman’s vehicle. Ismael asks for a ride to the Valmy Gorge.
  • “Gonna Make You Sweat” by C+C Music Factory (00:15): Young Sandra (Rebecca Williams) plays a song from her mixtape. Lea stares as Ismael. The music scores a June 1991 graphic sequence.
  • “Kool Thing” by Sonic Youth (00:17): Patricia (Anne Azoulay) hangs out with Ismael. The track revs up during a road trip sequence.
  • “Gettin It In” by Selectracks Song Catalog (00:33:00): Romane walks with Lea. She waves at Dora (Kelly Bellacci). The song plays nearby in a park.
  • “American Society” by L7 (00:39): The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song accompanies a bedroom scene. Young Karine wakes up and yawns. The music plays from an alarm clock radio.
  • “Promise” by Parry Music
  • “Sed De Tu Piel” by Latin Music Collective 
  • “Our Secret” by Théo Guéneau, Maxime Roy, Ben Amos Cooper, Khalil Garbia and Lola Frichet

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2 “June 16th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2

  • “American Society” by L7 (00:00): The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song scores a 1991 scene. Karine looks around her room. Lea realizes that she is in her mother’s body.
  • “Give It Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers (00:03): Young Karine finishes a conversation with her mother. The music sets in as she starts a motorbike. Lea narrates about her mother’s future.
  • “Gigantic” by Pixies (00:07): Young Karine parks her motorbike. She follows Ismael into a record store. The song plays again at 00:33.
  • “Our Secret” by Théo Guéneau, Maxime Roy, Ben Amos Cooper, Khalil Garbia and Lola Frichet (00:09): Ismael plays The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song at a record store. Patricia watches nearby. Ismael states that Karine composed the music and he wrote the lyrics.
  • “Gym Tonic” by Pablo Chazel (00:10): Patricia books Ismael and Karine for a gig. She tells them not to embarrass her. Ismael and Young Karine celebrate during a transition sequence.
  • “Sisters” by Rubella Ballet 
  • “Indie House” by Del El-Mezoghi 
  • “Shutokoh Highway” by Ty Frankel and Itto 

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3 “June 17th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3

  • Paix” by Suprême NTM (00:05): The music scores a June 1991 sequence. Young Pye/Lea (Alexander Ferrario) enters his closet. He gets dressed and grabs a skateboard.
  • “Contact” by Parry Music (00:07): Young Pye sits on a bench. The music plays from an approaching bus. Pye enters the vehicle and greets his friends.
  • “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” by Lenny Kravitz (00:08): Young Sandra boards a school bus. The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song scores a slo-mo sequence. Various students stare at Sandra.
  • “The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)” by Black Sheep (00:10): Young Pye looks out a bus window. The track accompanies a landscape shot. “The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)” continues during a school tracking sequence.
  • “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)” by Cher (00:16): Young Pye (Lea) kisses Jennifer. Various students observe the moment and react. The music continues during a 360-degree shot.
  • “Get Up on Your Feet” by Selectracks Song Catalog (00:17): The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song plays during a skateboarding montage. Pye hangs out with his friends. Lea narrates about the lack of female skateboarders.
  • “The Wire” by Appears Next (00:20): A fight begins at an outdoor skating park. The music kicks in as students run to watch. Young Pye squares off against Ismael.
  • “Through the Night” by AXS Music (00:23): Young Pye wins a fight against Ismael. He bikes during a transition sequence. The music fades as the character arrives at his home.
  • “Monochrome” by Tkay Maldza (00:35): Lea and Romane decide to “check some ass.” The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song scores a park sequence. Lea and Romane observe a female skater.
  • “Spaceman Spiff” by nim 
  • “Heaven Is the Place” by Superpitch Entertainment 

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4 “June 18th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4

  • “N’importe Quoi” by AXS Music (00:00): Lea speaks with Romane as the episode begins. They spark up a conversation with Adult Jennifer (Nolwenn Moreau). The music continues as Romane walks away with Lea and teases her.
  • “She Drives Me Crazy” by Fine Young Cannibals (00:09): Young Sandra (Lea) leaves her home. The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song sets in during an overhead shot. Sandra chases after a bus.
  • “Knock Em Out” by Selectracks Song Studio (00:15): Young Sandra visits a bathroom. She urinates and takes a pregnancy test. The music drops as Luc (Petit-Prince Ludimbulu) knocks on the door.
  • “Big Leagues” by Selectracks Song Catalogue (00:17): Young Sandra finishes a conversation with Luc. The track scores a transition sequence. Sandra jumps through a window and meets with Pye.
  • “Putain Putain” by TC Matic (00:28): Lea narrates as Young Sandra. She walks down a road as The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song plays from an approaching vehicle. Jonathan (Léo Mazo) stops and speaks with his sister.
  • “Holla” by Joell feat. CHLOBOCOP (00:34): Lea rides a bicycle. She listens to music via headphones. The music fades as Lea arrives at the home of Adult Jonathan.
  • “Would I Lie to You?” by Charles & Eddie (00:37): The track scores a car sequence. Lea receives a ride from a female police officer. Lea inquires about Ismael’s death.
  • “Envoute Vaudou” by Dng 
  • “Rampage” by Bleach Music Library 
  • “Go Big or Go Home” by Selectracks Song Catalogue 

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 5 “June 19th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 5

  • Taking of Peckham 242” by Travis Heffernan (00:00): The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. Lea listens to music and eats at home. The track drops as Romane arrives.
  • “Get Close to You” by Parry Music Library (00:26): Lea and Romane hitchhike. The song accompanies a road sequence. Lea and Romane chat as their driver listens.
  • “Darker Sooner” by Topaz Rags (00:28): Lea and Romane look for Patricia. The music plays from an outdoor home. Lea and Romane meet “Meroe.”
  • “Dancing with Shadows” by Fpm Easy Listening Series
  • “Always on the Go” by Epidemic Sound
  • “Between the Buttons” by French 79

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 6 “June 20th”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 6

  • “Overwhelmed” by Royal & the Serpent (00:00): Romane prepares to speak with her crush, Dora. Lea offers emotional support. The track scores the opening sequence.
  • “Nice Out” by Kilo Kish (00:03): Lea looks out a window. She spots Romane and Dora together. The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song plays from a vehicle.
  • “Bongo Bong” by Manu Chao (00:10): The camera pans during an exterior-to-interior shot. Young Stéphane (Théo Fernandez) sits alone in bed. Lea narrates about being in her father’s body.
  • “Give Back the Love” by Sonic Ozault (00:11): A June 1991 sequence begins. Young Stéphane helps his father. The characters discuss the future.
  • “Suicide Blonde” by INXS (00:16): Young Karine finishes a conversation with Stéphane. She starts her scooter engine as the The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song kicks in. Stéphane rides a bike during a transition sequence.
  • “Blinding Sun” by Mudhoney (00:27): Young Stéphane flees after an awkward encounter with Ismael. He runs down a road as the song plays. The music drops as Young Karine confronts Stéphane.
  • “King of Bongo” by Mano Negra
  • “My Daddy’s Eyes” by Parry Music Library
  • “Festigirock” by Pablo Chazel

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The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 7 “June 21st”

The 7 Lives of Lea Soundtrack on Netflix - Every Song in Season 1, Episode 7

  • “Decipher” by Lemoncake 
  • “Festigirock” by Pablo Chazel
  • “Antisocial” by EMI Songs France
  • “C30 C80 C90 GO” by Bow Wow Wow 
  • “Cobra ! Cobra !” by Tokow Boys
  • “Our Secret” by Théo Guéneau, Maxime Roy, Ben Amos Cooper, Khalil Garbia and Lola Frichet
  • “Different Creatures” by Lysistrata
  • “Scissors” by Lysistrata
  • “Diamond Veins” by French 79 feat. Sarah Rebecca (00:00): The music scores the opening sequence. Lea narrates about her mission. She takes off her headphones and speaks with Romane.
  • “Generation Genocide” by Mudhoney (00:18): Ismael (Lea) hangs out with five friends in the 1991 timeline. They dance by a campfire during an acid trip. The 7 Lives of Lea soundtrack song drops as an owl screeches.

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