The To Leslie soundtrack includes music by Dolly Parton, Waylon Jennings and Linda Perry. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Michael Morris’ 2022 movie on Netflix. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
To Leslie stars Andrea Riseborough as the title character, an alcoholic lottery winner from West Texas. Allison Janney co-stars as Nancy, the protagonist’s former friend. The storyline follows Leslie as she tries to repair a damaged relationship with her 20-year-old son. Composer Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes scored the 119-minute film; music supervisor Buck Damon (Dumplin’) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in To Leslie.
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To Leslie Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Movie
- “Here I Am” by Dolly Parton (00:00:00): The To Leslie soundtrack song scores the opening sequence. A photo montage begins. The track continues during a flashback news clip.
- “Goin’ Down” by Freddie King (00:04:00): Leslie visits a bar. She lights a cigarette. Leslie flirts with a male bar patron.
- “I’m a Ramblin’ Man” by Waylon Jennings (00:16:00): Leslie stares at her son’s neighbor. The music continues during a transition scene. Leslie buys alcohol at a convenience store.
- “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair” by George Jones (00:32:00): Riseborough’s character enters a bar. The To Leslie soundtrack song plays from the speaker system. Leslie sits down in a booth.
- “Highwayman” by The Highwaymen (00:33:00): A bar scene continues. Leslie drinks a beer. She flirts with a male bar patron.
- “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” by Waylon Jennings (00:36:00): Leslie talks to a male bar patron. She says, “Sweet Waylon.” Leslie drunkenly dances with a man from Jacksonville.
- “Are You Sure” by Willie Nelson (00:57:00): The To Leslie soundtrack song plays during a bar sequence. Riseborough’s character sits by herself. The bartender announces the last call for alcohol.
- “Hare Krsna Mantra” by London Radha Krsna Temple (01:10:00): Sweeney (Marc Maron) hangs out with Leslie. He plays music to disrupt the silence. Leslie takes a cold turkey approach with her alcohol addiction.
- “Watermelon Crawl” by Chris Johnson (1:20:00): Leslie spots Dutch (Stephen Root). A band performs at a local fair. Leslie dances with Sweeney.
- “The Door Is Always Open” by Waylon Jennings (01:23:00): A fair sequence continues. The To Leslie soundtrack song continues as Sweeney asks Riseborough’s protagonist to dance. The characters bond while Pete (James Landry Hébert) boasts about winning lottery money.
- “A Day with No Sunshine” by Red Johnson (01:34:00): Leslie enters a bar. Music plays from the speaker system. Leslie drinks a beer.
- “Angels Keep Falling” by Patty Griffin (01:54:00): The music plays during an interior scene. Leslie hugs her son, James (Owen Teague). The track scores the film’s final moments and end credits.
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The To Leslie soundtrack also includes:
- “Jezebel” by Linda Perry
- “Lonesome Heart” by Charlotte Hunter
- “Runnin’ Outlaw” by Ernie Powell
- “Blue Train from Memphis” by Bob Melrose
- “The Girl I Am” by Linda Perry
- “Holy Road” by Linda Perry
- “Never Say Goodbye” by Linda Perry
- “Headlights and Gravel” by Linda Perry
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