2020s

Soundtracks of Television: ‘Five Days at Memorial’

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2022 Apple TV+ Miniseries

The Five Days at Memorial soundtrack includes music by Maroon 5, Aaron Neville and Foreigner. This info article contains spoilers and song details for John Ridley and Carlton Cuse’s 2022 Apple TV+ miniseries. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.

Five Days at Memorial stars Vera Farmiga as Anna Pou, a doctor who strategizes with colleagues as Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans in 2005. Cherry Jones co-stars as Susan Mulderick, a nurse who leads an evacuation plan while looking after severely ill patients. The storyline examines the ethics of various characters as they react to the biggest natural disaster in American history. Composer Torin Borrowdale (Locke & Key) scored the Apple TV+ miniseries; music supervisor Madonna Wade-Reed (All American) handled the featured needle-drops; AG and Joanna Jones sing the intro track “Wade in the Water.” Here’s every song in Five Days at Memorial, an adaptation of Sheri Fink’s 2013 book.

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 1 “Day One”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 1

  • “This Love” by Maroon 5 (00:10): The Five Days at Memorial soundtrack song plays during an office sequence. Anna arrives at Memorial Medical Center. Music plays as nurses joke around.

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 2 “Day Two”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 2

  • God Made You for Me” by Aaron Neville (00:27): Anna embraces her husband, Vince (Jonathan Cake). The Five Days at Memorial soundtrack song continues during a transition sequence. Anna and Vince share an intimate moment at their home.
  • “I Want to Know What Love Is” by Foreigner (00:27): A WWVV radio host introduces the track. Vince says, “This is, like, our song.” Anna replies with “This is the cheesiest song.”

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 3 “Day Three”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 3

  • “Near the Cross” by Fanny Crosby (00:10): Angela McManus (Raven Dauda) visits with her sick mother. She sings a religious hymn while tearing up. The music continues during a montage.

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 4 “Day Four”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 4

  • “It’s Not Easy” by Ofege (00:48): Anna listens to a radio report. A man describes the Superdome as “Beirut with water.” The song scores the episode’s final moments and end credits.

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 5 “Day Five”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 5

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 6 “Day Six”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 6

  • No Featured Songs

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 7 “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 7

  • “Smokestack Lightnin’” by Howlin’ Wolf (00:11): Anna speaks with her husband. The music kicks in as Butch (Michael Gaston) drives around with Virginia (Molly Hager). They talk about a coroner named Frank Minyard (John Diehl).

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Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack: Every Song in Episode 8 “The Reckoning”

Five Days at Memorial Soundtrack on Apple TV+ - Every Song in Episode 8

  • “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” by Green Day (00:25): A travel montage begins. Virginia drives to New Orleans. A WVXT DJ reads news headlines.
  • “Heartbreaker” by Bernie Marsden (00:27): Virginia finishes a conversation. She drives during a transition scene. The Five Days at Memorial soundtrack song continues as Butch enters a bar and meets with Virginia.

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