The Midnight Club soundtrack includes music by Bush, En Vogue and P.M. Dawn. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong’s Netflix series. Visit the Soundtracks of Television section for more Vague Visages music guides.
The Midnight Club stars Iman Benson as Ilonka, a Sacramento teenager with terminal cancer. Igby Rigney co-stars as Kevin, a patient at a hospice center. The storyline follows eight teenagers as they make a pact while telling late-night stories at a magical place called the Rotterdam House. The Newton Brothers (In the Dark) scored the Netflix series; music supervisor Justine von Winterfeldt (Midnight Mass) picked the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in The Midnight Club, an adaptation of Christopher Pike’s 1994 novel.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 1 “The Final Chapter”
- “Connected” by Stereo MC’s (00:00): The Midnight Club soundtrack song scores the opening title sequence. Ilonka narrates about “the next chapter.” A graphic establishes the setting as 1994 Sacramento.
- “Interstate Love Song” by Stone Temple Pilots (00:01): Ilonka walks into the family kitchen. Tim (Matt Biedel) finishes a phone call. Ilonka talks about her accomplishments and red hair.
- “Insane in the Brain” by Cypress Hill (00:03): Lauren (Taylor Dianne Robinson) picks up Ilonka. The music continues during a transition sequence. Lauren and Ilonka arrive at a party.
- “TBA” by TBA (00:03): A house party sequence continues. Ilonka drinks a bottle of water. She chats with Brian (Matheus Severo).
- “Shine” by Collective Soul (00:28): Ilonka finishes her first conversation with Anya (Ruth Codd). The Midnight Club soundtrack song kicks in during a transition sequence. Ilonka arrives at a dining area.
- “You’re All I Need to Get By” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (00:45): Ilonka begins a midnight tale. She tells a true story about Julia Jayne. The music scores a 1968 sequence.
- “Flagpole Sitta” by Harvey Danger (00:56): Ilonka walks through a door entrance. A ghost lurks nearby. The song scores the episode’s final moments and end credits.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 2 “The Two Danas”
- “Ave Maria” by Franz Schubert (00:19): Ilonka enters a study area. Cheri (Adia) plays a violin. She performs The Midnight Club soundtrack song as her peers chat.
- “Glycerine” by Bush (00:38): The music scores a story sequence. Anya tells a tale about the two Danas. The song plays as characters snort cocaine.
- “No Rain” by Blind Melon (00:53): Ilonka wakes up from a dream. She pants and looks at Kevin. The track accompanies the end credits.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 3 “The Wicked Heart”
- “Joey” by Concrete Blonde (00:06): Anya finishes a conversation with Ilonka. The Midnight Club soundtrack song continues during a transition scene. Natsuki (Aya Furukawa) looks at photographs with Reiki.
- “Bound for the Floor” by Local H (00:26): Kevin begins a story. His tale takes place at Roosevelt High School. Characters endure “50 minutes of torture” at the end of a school day.
- “Take a Picture” by Filter (00:37): Kevin talks about a character named Dusty. He continues on with a midnight tale. The music plays during a car scene.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 4 “Gimme a Kiss”
- “Ordinary World” by Duran Duran (00:15): Kevin greets Katherine. The song plays from a stereo system. Spence (William Chris Sumpter) implies that Kevin won’t have fun at a prom dance.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 5 “See You Later”
- “Tonight in the Moonlight” by The Morrie Morrison Orchestra (00:04): Ilonka finishes a conversation with Cheri. The Midnight Club soundtrack song sets in during a transition scene. Ilonka narrates about The Paragon Diary.
- “Whatta Man” by Salt-N-Pepa feat. En Vogue (00:15): A campfire sequence begins. Amesh (Sauriyan Sapkota) enjoys some special brownies. Natsuki talks about a BID list.
- “Mic Check” by Rory Hoy feat. DJ Angelo (00:26): Amesh begins a story. He talks about a boy named Luke who loves video games. The character sparks up a conversation with a store patron named Becky.
- “Baby I Know” by Audio Jane (00:36): The Midnight Club soundtrack song plays as Amesh continues telling his story. Becky cries in a store. She hangs out with Luke.
- “Hands of Time” by Groove Armada (00:48): Amesh wraps up his story. He provides updates for Luke and Ray. Amesh wonders if angels are just second chances.
- “can’t stop me from dying” by Ada Lea (00:54): The track scores the end credits.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 6 “Witch”
- “Loud Street” by Pot Valiant (00:04): The Midnight Club soundtrack song scores a story sequence. Dusty talks with Sheila at Roosevelt High School. They schedule a date.
- “Got You (Where I Want You)” by The Flys (00:07): Dusty hangs out with Sheila. The music plays from within a vehicle. Dusty and Sheila kiss.
- “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” by En Vogue (00:19): A story sequence continues. Imani chats with Ben during a car trip. Randy chimes in with some thoughts.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 7 “Anya”
- “Glycerine” by Bush (00:06): The Midnight Club soundtrack song plays during a flashback sequence. Anya brushes her teeth. The song begins after a KSXP radio promo.
- “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day (00:40): Cheri plays her cello at a beach. She performs as Ilonka pours Anya’s ashes. The Midnight Club members sing together.
- “Seasons in the Sun” by Terry Jacks (00:44): Dr. Georgina Stanton (Heather Langenkamp) sits by a fire. She smokes a cigarette and burns a diary. Dr. Stanton clutches a photo.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 8 “Road to Nowhere”
- “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies (00:06): Cheri trims Spence’s hair. They talk about a story. The Midnight Club soundtrack song plays as Cheri talks about coming out to her parents.
- “Wave of Mutilation” by Pixies (00:23): The song plays during a flashback sequence. Natsuki prepares to commit suicide. She picks up hitchhikers during a dream sequence
- “Pretend We’re Dead” by L7 (00:26): Natsuki/Teresa drives during a dream (death) sequence. Free turns up the stereo volume. Teresa says that she doesn’t mind a soundtrack for her open road trip.
- “Fell on Black Days” by Soundgarden (00:29): Teresa stops at a gas station. Free turns the stereo volume up. Teresa drives in the darkness.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 9 “The Eternal Enemy”
- “Creep” by TLC (00:27): Spence tells a story about a character named Rel. The Midnight Club soundtrack song plays during a party sequence at Kline University. Rel stares at Christopher Perry while pretending to read a book.
- “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss” by P.M. Dawn (00:29): Christopher works on a midterm project. He explains the details to Rel. The characters flirt with each other.
- “Groove Is in the Heart” by Deee-Lite (00:32): The track scores a bar sequence. Rel hangs out with Christopher. Music plays from within the establishment.
- “Gotta Be… Movin'” by P.M. Dawn (00:34): Spence continues his story. Rel and Christopher devise a plan. They watch newscasts on a VHS cassette before they actually happen.
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The Midnight Club Soundtrack: Every Song in Season 1, Episode 10 “Midnight”
- “Hold My Hand” by Hootie & The Blowfish (00:15): The track plays during a dining sequence. Amesh talks with Aunt Abir. Dr. Stanton chats with people nearby.
- “Hazard” by Richard Marx (00:37): Kevin continues a story. Dusty gets locked up in a psychiatric facility. He requests to hear the song.
- “Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming” by TBA (00:55): Dr. Stanton takes off a wig. The camera reveals a secret society tattoo on the back of her neck. The Midnight Club soundtrack song scores the season’s final moments and end credits.
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