The River Wild soundtrack includes music by Meat Puppets, Tristan Clopet and Rob Cantor. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Ben Ketai’s 2023 movie on Netflix. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
River Wild stars Leighton Meester as Joey, an Idaho native who reunites with her brother. Taran Killam co-stars as Gray, a river adventure guide. The storyline follows the focal siblings as they clash with a mutual acquaintance. Composer Tristan Clopet (StartUp) scored the 91-minute film; music supervisor Ian Broucek (The Last of Us) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in River Wild.
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River Wild Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2023 Movie
- “Backwater” by Meat Puppets (00:02:00): Joey drives her vehicle. The River Wild soundtrack song plays from a speaker system. Joey sings along to the music. She continues driving for a camping trip.
- “Love Fade” by Tamaryn (00:07:00): The track accompanies an exterior scene. Joey navigates a river with her group. The characters talk about their hometowns. Van (Eve Connolly) inquires about a “Lucky Charms” joke.
- “Ocean Sounds” by Jesse Taylor (00:10:00): Joey sits by a lake. Music plays from a speaker system. Joey talks to Trevor (Adam Brody).
- “Hold on Lover, Hold on Girl” by Tristan Clopet (00:18:00): The River Wild soundtrack song plays during an exterior scene. Van leaves a campfire to urinate. Trevor follows behind her.
- “I Stand by Your Side” by Rob Cantor (00:55:00): The tune is featured during an exterior scene. Trevor sings a song. The track plays during the end credits at 01:25:00.
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The River Wild soundtrack also includes:
- “Whole Heart” by Tammy Infusino
- “A Chat with My Brain” by Tristan Clopet
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