2020s

Soundtracks of Television: ‘Reboot’

The Reboot soundtrack includes music by Kool & The Gang, Modern Baseball and The Pharcyde. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Steven Levitan’s Hulu series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.

Reboot stars Keegan-Michael Key as Reed Sterling, a struggling actor who tries to reinvent his career. Johnny Knoxville co-stars as Clay Barber, a stand-up comedian with a criminal record. The storyline follows the main protagonists as they reunite with former colleagues for a 20th anniversary reboot. Composer Duncan Blickenstaff (Tyrant) scored the Hulu series; music supervisor Jen Malone (Atlanta) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Reboot.

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Reboot Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1 “Step Right Up”

  • Hollywood Swinging” by Kool & The Gang (00:07): Reed talks to Nora (Eliza Coupe) about reuniting with Bree (Judy Greer). The Reboot soundtrack song scores a transition sequence. A Hollywood montage begins.
  • “Re-Do” by Modern Baseball (00:27): Hannah (Rachel Bloom) reveals that she is the daughter of Gordon Gelman (Paul Reiser). Zack (Calum Worthy) interrupts the moment. The music scores the episode’s final moments and end credits.

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Reboot Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2 “New Girl”

  • “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain” by TBA (00:29): Hannah talks to Gordon about a telling scene. She apologizes for a car prank. The music plays during the end credits.

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Reboot Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3 “Growing Pains”

  • Oh Shit” by The Pharcyde (00:28): Bree finishes a phone call with Reed. She lies next to Timberly (Alyah Chanelle Scott) in a bed. The song accompanies the episode’s final moments and end credits.

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Reboot Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4 “Girlfriends”

  • “99 Problems” by Hugo (00:02): Bree speaks with Timberly. The Reboot soundtrack song plays during the title sequence. Bree carries a bottle of Gatorade while navigating a studio.
  • “Alright” by Supergrass (00:18): Bree argues with Timberly. The music continues during a transition scene. Zack and Elaine (Krista Marie Yu) ride bicycles.
  • “Ladies Night” by Kool & The Gang (00:25): Bree announces that she is “sexual fluid.” She looks at Timberly. The music accompanies the episode’s final moments and end credits.

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Reboot airs weekly on Hulu. New episodes premiere every Tuesday through October 25, 2022. This article about the Reboot soundtrack will be updated as the series progresses.

 

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