The Lost City soundtrack includes music by Spandau Ballet, Tone Loc and Nick Cave. This info article contains spoilers for Aaron Nee and Adam Nee’s 2022 movie on Paramount+. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
In The Lost City, Sandra Bullock stars as a romance novelist named Loretta Sage. Channing Tatum co-stars as Alan Caprison, a cover model who participates in a book tour. The storyline follows the protagonists as they find trouble and love during an island adventure. Composer Pinar Toprak (Stargirl) scored the 112-minute film; music supervisor Rob Lowry (Freaky) picked the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in The Lost City.
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The Lost City Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Movie
- “True” by Spandau Ballet (00:00:00): The Lost City soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. Loretta works on a draft. She imagines herself in the narrative and deletes specific elements from her story.
- “Final Countdown” by Europe (00:07:00): Ray the Moderator (Bowen Yang) introduces Dash McMahon at a book tour event. The crowd cheers as Loretta watches. The music plays again at 01:20:00.
- “Cello Concerto No. 1: I. Moderato ” by Capella Istropolitana/Peter Breiner (00:15:00): Abigail Fairfax (Daniel Radcliffe) explain his motivations to Loretta. He states that his passions “defy possession.” Abigail reveals why he’s interested in Loretta’s new book.
- “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc (00:26:00): Alan exits a plane. The Lost City soundtrack song plays as he walks with his luggage.
- “Far from Any Road” by The Handsome Family (00:27:00): Alan spots Jack Trainer (Brad Pitt). The music scores a slow motion sequence. Alan tries to hug Jack and fails.
- “Can You Get to That” by Funkadelic (00:29:00): Alan grabs his luggage. He enters Jack’s vehicle. Abigail wakes up Loretta.
- “Red Right Hand ” by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (00:32:00): Jack climbs a fence. He attacks two guards and places explosives on two vehicles. Alan follows behind and gets caught in tree branches.
- “Shadows of the Night ” by Pat Banatar (00:35:00): The Lost City soundtrack song accompanies a slo-mo sequence. Jack and Alan rescue Loretta. Explosives detonate on Abigail’s compound.
- “Coumba” by Orchestra Baobab (01:10:00): Oscar (Oscar Nunez) speaks with Beth (Da’Vine Joy Randolph). He offers life advice. Oscar jokes about a goat named Randy.
- “Cojele Bien El Compas” by Enrique Jorrin Oleaga (01:12:00): Loretta and Alan walk through the outdoor area of a restaurant. The music plays from a speaker system. Alan speaks with the local police.
- “Bolerito de la Isla” by Cheche Alara (01:13:00): Loretta drinks a beer after showering. She stands at her balcony and observes the locals. The Lost City soundtrack song plays as Alan dances with a woman.
- “Danza de Dos” by Cheche Alara (01:14:00): Loretta and Alan dance together. Bossa nova music scores the moment. Loretta loosens up and smiles.
- “Lagrimas Sin Fin” by Cheche Alara (01:15:00): A local woman performs with a guitarist. Loretta explains the song’s folklore premise to Alan. She asks the singer about the final lyric.
- “Big Energy” by Latto (01:43:00): Alan kisses Loretta. He asks if she has any notes. The Lost City soundtrack song scores the film’s final moments and end credits.
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The Lost City soundtrack also includes:
- “Keep Moving” by Jungle
- “La Isla” by Hector Anibal
- “Folklore” by Kevin James Peak
- “South Pacific Island II” by Victor Cavini
- “Fog” by Elijah Daley
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.